The War of the Revolution

Un libro in lingua di Christopher Ward Alden John Richard (EDT) edito da Skyhorse Pub Co Inc, 2011

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From the first crack of musket fire at Lexington and Concord to the downing of the British colors at Yorktown, Christopher Ward goes beyond the typical history of the American Revolution; he illuminates the battles of the war that ensued in its name---the military operations on land in the War for Independence.

When The War of the Revolution was first published almost sixty years ago, it was instantly recognized as a modern classic of American historical scholarship, as well as a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction Revolutionary War history. Today, it is likely the single most cited work on the American Revolutionary War. As he follows the ebb and flow of each battle---acknowledging both the triumphs and blows that the patriots endured in their awe-inspiring perseverance for freedom---Ward's simple eloquence makes The War of the Revolution an ideal reference for the professional historian and an enjoyable read for the American history buff alike.

Now available in one complete volume totaling more than 1,000 pages, readers have the opportunity to purchase the entire masterpiece and relive each battle through Ward's powerful descriptions. Hear the gunshots, know the soldiers, and experience the terrain and military tactics as the troops did with this classic account, still unmatched so many decades later---The War of the Revolution.

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