The American Revolution: 1775-1783 : An Encyclopedia

The American Revolution: 1775-1783 : An Encyclopedia

by Richard L. Blanco, Richard L. Blanco

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Launching a new series of encyclopedias entitled The Wars of the United States, this panoramic reference comprises some 700 detailed mini-essays on battles, campaigns, skirmishes, raids, massacres, and sea fights, along with approximately 400 biographical sketches of the leading American, British, French, German, and Spanish military and naval figures as well as prominent American and British statesmen. The range of coverage extends beyond the war in the 13 colonies, including material about Canada, the Spanish in the Southwest, and fighting in the West Indies, European waters, and the Indian Ocean. The 130 contributors present the facts and offer their interpretations of events, strategies, tactics, weaponry, and the actions of individuals. Includes maps, a glossary, and bibliographical references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Taylor & Francis
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Military History of the U. S. Series, #1
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8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.00(d)

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