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A revolutionary people at war : the Continental Army and American character, 1775-1783 / Charles Royster.


Chapel Hill : Published for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, [1979] .
ISBN 9780807813850, 0807813850

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Subjects Américains.
Características nacionales americanas.
Civilization.
EE. UU. -- Civilización -- Hasta 1783.
États-Unis -- Civilisation -- Jusqu'à 1783.
États-Unis. Continental Army.
National characteristics, American.
United States -- Civilization -- To 1783.
United States.
United States. Continental Army.
Description xi, 452 pages, [16] leaves of plates : 30 illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1979]
©1979
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Society of American Historians Francis Parkman Prize, 1981.
Summary Discusses the role of the Revolutionary War--with its demands on courage, discipline, and dedication to the cause of freedom--on the shaping of America's national character.
Contents Prologue : The call to war, 1775-1783 -- 1775 : Rage militaire -- 1776 : The army of Israel -- Jericho -- The promised land -- Valley Forge -- Treason -- Division -- The legacy -- Appendix : A note on statistics and Continental soldiers' motivation.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4775897
(OCoLC)ocm04775897
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Royster, Charles.
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