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The Resource Winning independence : the decisive years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781, John Ferling

Winning independence : the decisive years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781, John Ferling

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Winning independence : the decisive years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781
Title
Winning independence
Title remainder
the decisive years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781
Statement of responsibility
John Ferling
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The dramatic story of how and why Great Britain--seemingly so close to regaining several southern colonies and rendering the postwar United States a fatally weak nation--ultimately failed to win the war
Tone
Writing style
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10957392
Cataloging source
VAMVE
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Ferling, John E
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Clinton, Henry
  • Washington, George
  • Great Britain
  • Command of troops
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the decisive years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781
Label
Winning independence : the decisive years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781, John Ferling
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [565]-577) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Britain's war to win, 1775-1777 -- A new war coming -- From hope to consternation -- Launching the southern strategy -- The year of marking time -- America's Saratoga -- Victories, setbacks, and missed opportunities -- New directions, new hope -- Risk-taking becomes the order of the day -- Fateful choices -- Choices and far-reaching decisions -- Cornwallis's gift -- Monumental decisions -- The trap slams shut -- Decisive victory -- Reckoning
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvii, 701 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781635572766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
FCDL copy purchased with a donation made in honor of the Robert & Donna Maddux family.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1249565779
Label
Winning independence : the decisive years of the Revolutionary War, 1778-1781, John Ferling
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [565]-577) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Britain's war to win, 1775-1777 -- A new war coming -- From hope to consternation -- Launching the southern strategy -- The year of marking time -- America's Saratoga -- Victories, setbacks, and missed opportunities -- New directions, new hope -- Risk-taking becomes the order of the day -- Fateful choices -- Choices and far-reaching decisions -- Cornwallis's gift -- Monumental decisions -- The trap slams shut -- Decisive victory -- Reckoning
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxvii, 701 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781635572766
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
FCDL copy purchased with a donation made in honor of the Robert & Donna Maddux family.
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
(OCoLC)1249565779

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