New American Revolution Handbook: Facts and Artwork for Readers of All Ages, 1775-1783

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The New American Revolution Handbook is a remarkable title that makes studying the Revolutionary War simple and pleasurable. The authors use clear and concise writing broken down into short and easy to understand chapters complete with original maps, tables, charts, and artwork to trace the history of the Revolution from the beginning of the conflict through the final surrender in 1783.

In addition to the traditional study of battles and campaigns, authors Savas and Dameron ...

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Overview

The New American Revolution Handbook is a remarkable title that makes studying the Revolutionary War simple and pleasurable. The authors use clear and concise writing broken down into short and easy to understand chapters complete with original maps, tables, charts, and artwork to trace the history of the Revolution from the beginning of the conflict through the final surrender in 1783.

In addition to the traditional study of battles and campaigns, authors Savas and Dameron provide topical focus on such subjects as women, Native Americans, African Americans, the Dutch, the Germans, the Spanish, the French, technology, numbers and losses, and much more. The handbook also covers military organizations, the armies and navies, commanders on both sides, and references and recommendations for additional reading and research. Experienced readers will readily identify the value of ship lists, organizational charts, and American flags of the war. Never before has so much invigorating material been packed into such an accessible book.

Exciting, informative, educational, and highly motivating, The New American Revolution Handbook will be an especially useful tool for both students and teachers. As a quick reference book or as a leisure read, it will provide hours of exploration and immersion into a fascinating world at war that continues to impact our lives today.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781932714937
  • Publisher: Savas Beatie
  • Publication date: 8/28/2010
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,364,164
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword and Acknowledgments vii

Naming the War 1

Voices of the American Revolution 2

Did You Know? Interesting Facts about the American Revolution 7

United States Armed Forces Commanders 14

American (Continental) Soldiers During the American Revolution 17

British and Hessian Commanders 21

British Soldiers in the American Revolution 27

British (Provincial American) Loyalists in the American Revolution 30

French Soldiers in the American Revolution 32

Spanish Soldiers in the American Revolution 34

Hessian Soldiers in the American Revolution 37

The Dutch in the American Revolution 39

Revolutionary War Battles (Chronological by State) 41

Maps 45

Select Battles & Campaigns 49

Illustrations from the Revolution

British Leaders & Their Allies 111

The Americans & Their Allies 114

Battles in Illustrations and Artwork 119

Native Americans in the American Revolution 127

African Americans in the American Revolution 131

Women of the American Revolution 134

Prisoners in the American Revolution 141

Technology in the American Revolution 145

American Flags of the Revolution 150

The Revolutionary War Bookshelf 153

The Revolutionary War on the Web 155

Revolutionary War Points of Interest 157

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