Revolution An Uncommon Chronicle of the American War for Independence [NOOK Book]

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"Revolution" is a chronicle of a remarkable contest fought between the largest, most powerful army on earth and a motley collection of men and boys, extremely ill equipped and inexperienced in the arts of warfare. It reveals how the radical revolutionaries, revered today as the nation's founding fathers, sometimes barely succeed and more often miserably fail to keep a healthy Continental army and a pusillanimous Continental Congress together.

Written in the present tense, as newspaper articles and interviews, ...
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Revolution An Uncommon Chronicle of the American War for Independence

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Overview

"Revolution" is a chronicle of a remarkable contest fought between the largest, most powerful army on earth and a motley collection of men and boys, extremely ill equipped and inexperienced in the arts of warfare. It reveals how the radical revolutionaries, revered today as the nation's founding fathers, sometimes barely succeed and more often miserably fail to keep a healthy Continental army and a pusillanimous Continental Congress together.

Written in the present tense, as newspaper articles and interviews, "Revolution" is also the story of a civil conflict fought in a divided country where the words "liberty" and "independence" are equally cheered, cursed and ignored.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016338040
  • Publisher: eBookIt.com
  • Publication date: 2/10/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

After 25 years in the title insurance industry, writing real estate policies, Mr. Samcoe retired early to write a book on his favorite subject, American history. He graduated from San Diego State University years ago, with a teaching minor in history and still considers himself a student.

He lives in Phoenix Arizona, where he is writing a second uncommon chronicle on the American civil war.
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