How the British Lost the American Revolution [NOOK Book]

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When Sir William Howe, commander-in-chief of the British Army in America, and his brother, Admiral Richard Howe, cornered General George Washington's army on Manhattan Island, they politely asked the Americans if they wanted to surrender. The British gave the Americans two weeks to think it over, time Washington used to strengthen his troops for another round of fighting. Here, in this short-form book by New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming, is the surprising story of how William and Richard Howe ...
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How the British Lost the American Revolution

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Overview

When Sir William Howe, commander-in-chief of the British Army in America, and his brother, Admiral Richard Howe, cornered General George Washington's army on Manhattan Island, they politely asked the Americans if they wanted to surrender. The British gave the Americans two weeks to think it over, time Washington used to strengthen his troops for another round of fighting. Here, in this short-form book by New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming, is the surprising story of how William and Richard Howe guaranteed British defeat and American independence by choosing peacemaking over bloodletting.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940015942705
  • Publisher: New Word City
  • Publication date: 4/1/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 330,164
  • File size: 769 KB

Meet the Author

New York Times bestselling author Thomas Fleming is one of the most distinguished and productive historians and novelists of our time. He has written more than twenty nonfiction books that have won prizes and praise from critics and fellow historians, many with a special focus on the American Revolution. He has also written twenty-three novels, many of them bestsellers.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 9, 2013

    Only 20 pages!

    Seriously, B&N, 20 pages does not a book make. Cannot express how disappointed and ripped off I feel

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