A history of the American Revolution, by John R. Alden.


[1st ed.].. New York, Knopf, 1969.

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Subjects United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
United States.
Description vii, 541, xvi pages illustrations, maps, portraits 25 cm
Copyright Date 1969.
Notes "Essay upon authorities": pages 525-541.
Summary An outstanding contemporary historian presents a balanced and objective account of the Revolution based upon recent American and English scholarship. Covers "social, economic, political, military, and diplomatic" policies, events, and issues.
Contents The American colonies -- Britain in the year 1763 -- A casual empire -- A new British policy -- A breach in the empire -- Britain retreats -- The second challenge from Britain -- The Townshend crisis -- A decade of westward advance -- The tea troubles -- Rebellion -- Britain chooses war -- The war spreads -- The invasion of Canada -- Britain prepares for war -- The Declaration of Independence -- The opposing forces -- From Brooklyn to Princeton -- The fall of Philadelphia -- Saratoga -- The American Federacy -- Social reform -- France intervenes -- Deadlock in the north -- British triumphs in the south -- The western front -- The war at home -- The end of the war -- The Peace of Paris -- The fate of the loyalists -- The forging of the American Union.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)ocm00035920
(OCoLC)35920
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WorldCat Identities Alden, John Richard, 1908-1991.
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