U.S. News and World Report's Mysteries of History: The American Revolution [NOOK Book]

Overview

"The shot heard around the world" may have launched the American Revolutionary War at Lexington and Concord, but the colonists' discontent with the British crown had been simmering for more than a century. U.S. News & World Report takes a fresh look at the conflict that gave birth to a nation, including how a small band of rabble-rousers orchestrated the Boston Tea Party, how the defeat of the British at the Battle of Saratoga turned the war in the rebels' favor, and how George Washington's skill as a leader and a politician overcame his
... See more details below
U.S. News and World Report's Mysteries of History: The American Revolution

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 7.0
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 NOOK 10.1
  • NOOK HD Tablet
  • NOOK HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$7.99
BN.com price

Overview

"The shot heard around the world" may have launched the American Revolutionary War at Lexington and Concord, but the colonists' discontent with the British crown had been simmering for more than a century. U.S. News & World Report takes a fresh look at the conflict that gave birth to a nation, including how a small band of rabble-rousers orchestrated the Boston Tea Party, how the defeat of the British at the Battle of Saratoga turned the war in the rebels' favor, and how George Washington's skill as a leader and a politician overcame his weaknesses as a military tactician. Plus:
  • The sometimes surprising roles women played in battle, in military camps and on the home front
  • The perils and challenges of revolutionary war medicine
  • How the conflict divided families, including rebel leader Ben Franklin and his loyalist son, William
  • The cautionary tale of Benedict Arnold, the honored patriot who turned traitor
  • How colonists used their own means of "social networking" to foment revolution
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940043959539
  • Publisher: U.S. News and World Report
  • Publication date: 6/12/2012
  • Series: ePeriodical Series
  • Sold by: U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORT
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 283,932
  • File size: 36 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)