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The war for America, 1775-1783.


Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1964.
ISBN 0674946057, 9780674946057

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Subjects Great Britain -- History -- 1760-1789.
Great Britain.
USA -- Unabhängigkeitskrieg.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States.
Description xx, 565 pages illustrations, portraits, maps (1 folded color) 23 cm
Copyright Date 1964.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 528-535).
Summary American Revolution viewed by a British historian as a single facet in England's world-wide struggle against its two great Bourbon adversaries, France and Spain.
Contents Lord Dartmouth's War -- The coming of Germain -- The great concentration -- The arrested offensive -- The planning of Saratoga -- Philadelphia and Saratoga -- The morrow of Saratoga -- The naval mobilisation -- War plans and preparations -- The command of the seas -- Crisis in America -- The southern offensives -- The cracks in the foundations -- The strategy of 1779 -- The western Atlantic: the design miscarries -- The defence of England -- Towards the Caribbean -- The loss of the initiative -- Gain and loss in America -- The home front, 1780 -- The shadows gather -- The defence of the east Atlantic -- "Cornwallis led a country dance" -- The anatomy of disaster -- Saving the ship -- The ship afloat -- The end of the ministry -- The new brooms -- The sky suspended.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Great Britain
Network Numbers (OCoLC)425609
(OCoLC)ocm00425609
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Mackesy, Piers.
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