The Glorious Cause

The Glorious Cause : The American Revolution, 1763-89

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This outstanding narrative history, the first volume to appear in the Oxford History of the United States, offers an intimate view of the development of the Revolutionary War, the battle between the colonies and the motherland, and the establishment of the American republic. Beginning with the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and continuing to the election of George Washington as the first president, Robert Middlekauff charts the growing conflict between England and America and portrays the drama and anguish of the colonies' struggle for independence.show more

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  • Paperback | 712 pages
  • 134.62 x 200.66 x 38.1mm | 589.67g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • plates, maps
  • 0195035755
  • 9780195035759

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"By far the best overview of the causes, events, and immediate results of the American Revolution available."--Frank T. Reuter, Texas Christian Universityshow more

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