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The glorious cause : the American Revolution, 1763-1789  Cover Image Book Book

The glorious cause : the American Revolution, 1763-1789

Summary: This new edition gives fresh coverage of topics such as mob reactions to British measures before the War, military medicine, women's role in the Revolution, American Indians, the different kinds of war fought by the Americans and the British, and the ratification of the Constitution. The book also has a new epilogue and updated bibliography.

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  • ISBN: 9780195315882
  • ISBN: 019531588X
  • Physical Description: print
    xiv, 736 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Rev. and expanded ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2007, ©2005.

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General Note:
Previous ed. published as v. 2 in series: The Oxford history of the United States.
"First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback, 2007"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 689-705) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Prologue: The sustaining truths. -- The obstructed giant -- The children of the twice-born -- Beginnings : from the top down -- The Stamp Act crisis -- Response -- Selden's penny -- Chance and Charles Townshend -- Boston takes the lead -- The "bastards of England" -- Drift -- Resolution -- War -- "Half a war" -- Independence -- The war of posts -- The war of maneuver -- The Revolution becomes a European War -- The war in the South -- The "fugitive war" -- Inside the campaigns -- Outside the campaigns -- Yorktown and Paris -- The Constitutional movement -- The children of the twice-born in the 1780s -- The Constitutional Convention -- Ratification : an end and a beginning -- Epilogue.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Table of contents and publisher description also issued electronically via World Wide Web.
Subject: United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
United States History Confederation, 1783-1789

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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