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Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought

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Michael Stephenson's Patriot Battles is a comprehensive and richly detailed study of the military aspects of the War of Independence, and a fascinating look at the nuts and bolts of eighteenth-century combat. Covering everything from what motivated those who chose to fight to how they were enlisted, trained, clothed, and fed, it offers a close-up view of the war's greatest battles, with maps provided for each. Along the way many cherished myths are challenged, reputations are reassessed, and long-held assumptions are tested.

One of the most satisfying and illuminating contributions to the literature on the War of Independence in many years, Patriot Battles is a vastly entertaining work of superior scholarship and a refreshing wind blowing through some of American history's dustier corridors.

Synopsis:

"Patriot Battles" is a comprehensive, in-depth single volume study of the military aspects of the American Revolution. Stephenson provides a richly detailed examination of the players and their motivation and, in the process, challenges many cherished myths.

About the Author

Michael Stephenson is the former editor of the Military Book Club and the editor of National Geographic's Battlegrounds: Geography and the History of Warfare. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060732622
Subtitle:
How the War of Independence Was Fought
Author:
Stephenson, Michael
Author:
by Michael Stephenson
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Subject:
Military - United States
Subject:
United States - Revolutionary War
Subject:
United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Subject:
US History-Revolution and Constitution Era
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20080325
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
448
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 1.12 in 9 oz

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"Synopsis" by , "Patriot Battles" is a comprehensive, in-depth single volume study of the military aspects of the American Revolution. Stephenson provides a richly detailed examination of the players and their motivation and, in the process, challenges many cherished myths.
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