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The Resource The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution, Sam Willis

The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution, Sam Willis

Label
The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution
Title
The struggle for sea power
Title remainder
a naval history of the American Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Sam Willis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A naval perspective on how the American Revolution was successfully waged against the 18th century's most established naval and military power in spite of limited American resources shares key insights into the histories of multiple countries and contributing economic, political and social factors,"--NoveList
Summary
A naval perspective on how the American Revolution was successfully waged against the 18th century's most established naval and military power in spite of limited American resources shares key insights into the histories of multiple countries and contributing economic, political and social factors
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10471566
Cataloging source
DLC
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Willis, Sam
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E271
LC item number
.W66 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a naval history of the American Revolution
Label
The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution, Sam Willis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [481]-544) 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
Part I. American Revolution, 1773-1775 -- British pyre -- American origins -- European gunpowder -- Canadian invasion -- Colonial sea power -- British evacuation -- Part II. Civil war, 1776-1777 -- British attack -- Freshwater fleets -- American riposte -- British surrender -- American sea power -- Part III. World war, 1778-1780 -- Bourbon alliance -- French firepower -- British survival -- Caribbean Sea -- Indian empire -- Spanish patience -- Bourbon invasion -- British resourcefulness -- Caribbean crisis -- French incompetence -- American destruction -- British dominance -- Allied recommitment -- Spanish skill -- Russian meddling -- Part IV. American independence, 1781 -- Dutch disaster -- British obsession -- French escapes -- Allied success -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xxxiv, 572 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393239928
Lccn
2015035018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color) , maps
System control number
  • 909974371
  • (OCoLC)909974371
Label
The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution, Sam Willis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [481]-544) 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
Part I. American Revolution, 1773-1775 -- British pyre -- American origins -- European gunpowder -- Canadian invasion -- Colonial sea power -- British evacuation -- Part II. Civil war, 1776-1777 -- British attack -- Freshwater fleets -- American riposte -- British surrender -- American sea power -- Part III. World war, 1778-1780 -- Bourbon alliance -- French firepower -- British survival -- Caribbean Sea -- Indian empire -- Spanish patience -- Bourbon invasion -- British resourcefulness -- Caribbean crisis -- French incompetence -- American destruction -- British dominance -- Allied recommitment -- Spanish skill -- Russian meddling -- Part IV. American independence, 1781 -- Dutch disaster -- British obsession -- French escapes -- Allied success -- Epilogue
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xxxiv, 572 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393239928
Lccn
2015035018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color) , maps
System control number
  • 909974371
  • (OCoLC)909974371

Library Locations

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      7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US
      37.377573 -76.770995
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