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The Resource Almost a miracle : the American victory in the War of Independence, John Ferling

Almost a miracle : the American victory in the War of Independence, John Ferling

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Almost a miracle : the American victory in the War of Independence
Title
Almost a miracle
Title remainder
the American victory in the War of Independence
Statement of responsibility
John Ferling
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the military history of the American Revolution and the grim realities of the eight-year conflict while offering descriptions of the major engagements on land and sea and the decisions that influenced the course of the war
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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170664
Cataloging source
DLC
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Ferling, John E
Dewey number
973.3/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E230
LC item number
.F47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Generals
  • Soldiers
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the American victory in the War of Independence
Label
Almost a miracle : the American victory in the War of Independence, John Ferling
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 653-661) and index
Carrier category
volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"My country, my honor, my life" : bravery and death in war -- Part 1. Going to war, 1775-1776. "Fear is not an American art" : the coming of the war ; "A loss that is greater than we can bear" : going to war ; Choices, 1775 -- Part 2. The war in the North, 1776-1779. "Hastening fast to a crisis" : June 1775-June 1776 ; Choices, 1776 ; "Knock him up for the campaign" : the Battle for New York, 1776 ; "This hour of adversity" : to the end of 1776 ; Choices, 1777 ; "The caprice of war" : America's pivotal victory at Saratoga ; "We rallied and broke" : the Campaign for Philadelphia, September-December 1777 ; Choices, 1778 ; "A respectable army" : the grim year, 1778 ; Choices, 1779 ; "A band of brotherhood" : the soldiers, the army, and the forgotten war in 1779 ; "We have occasioned a good deal of terror" : the war at sea ; Choices, 1780 -- Part 3. The war in the South, 1780-1781. "A year filled with our disgraces" : defeat in the South, 1780 ; "Southern means and Southern exertions" : hope and despair, June-December 1780 ; Choices, 1781 ; "Bloody and severe" : the pivotal Southern war, early 1781; "We are suspended in the balance" : Spring and Summer 1781-- Part 4. American victory, 1781-1783. "America is ours" : victory at Yorktown, 1781 ; Choices, 1782 ; "May we have peace in our time" : peace and demobilization, 1782-1783 ; "Little short of a miracle" : accounting for America's victory
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Book Club edition.
Extent
xiii, 679 pages
Isbn
9780195181210
Lccn
2007009366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99816843646
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 85898929
  • (OCoLC)85898929
Label
Almost a miracle : the American victory in the War of Independence, John Ferling
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 653-661) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"My country, my honor, my life" : bravery and death in war -- Part 1. Going to war, 1775-1776. "Fear is not an American art" : the coming of the war ; "A loss that is greater than we can bear" : going to war ; Choices, 1775 -- Part 2. The war in the North, 1776-1779. "Hastening fast to a crisis" : June 1775-June 1776 ; Choices, 1776 ; "Knock him up for the campaign" : the Battle for New York, 1776 ; "This hour of adversity" : to the end of 1776 ; Choices, 1777 ; "The caprice of war" : America's pivotal victory at Saratoga ; "We rallied and broke" : the Campaign for Philadelphia, September-December 1777 ; Choices, 1778 ; "A respectable army" : the grim year, 1778 ; Choices, 1779 ; "A band of brotherhood" : the soldiers, the army, and the forgotten war in 1779 ; "We have occasioned a good deal of terror" : the war at sea ; Choices, 1780 -- Part 3. The war in the South, 1780-1781. "A year filled with our disgraces" : defeat in the South, 1780 ; "Southern means and Southern exertions" : hope and despair, June-December 1780 ; Choices, 1781 ; "Bloody and severe" : the pivotal Southern war, early 1781; "We are suspended in the balance" : Spring and Summer 1781-- Part 4. American victory, 1781-1783. "America is ours" : victory at Yorktown, 1781 ; Choices, 1782 ; "May we have peace in our time" : peace and demobilization, 1782-1783 ; "Little short of a miracle" : accounting for America's victory
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Book Club edition.
Extent
xiii, 679 pages
Isbn
9780195181210
Lccn
2007009366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
99816843646
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 85898929
  • (OCoLC)85898929

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