The War for American Independence

The War for American Independence : From 1760 to the Surrender at Yorktown in 1781

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Griffith provides an unprecedented view of America's struggle for independence in its world contextshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 776 pages
  • 162.1 x 241.3 x 46mm | 1,156.67g
  • University of Illinois Press
  • Baltimore, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0252027450
  • 9780252027451

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REVIEWS OF HARDCOVER EDITION "A book on the American Revolution so fresh and continually surprising is a miracle at this time. It is sharp, fast, and beautifully written... General Griffith has made it, for once, a two-sided war." -- Barbara Tuchman "It is the insights which the author derives from his own military experience and his willingness to share these so frankly with the reader that gives the book its distinctive character... It is, in the best sense, a soldier's view of the war." -- Economist "An exhaustive and well-written political and military account of our War for Independence from primary sources." -- National Review "Well-written, interesting, balanced in judgment, and historically sound." -- Library Journalshow more

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