Black Heroes of the American Revolution by Burke Davis

Black Heroes of the American Revolution

byBurke Davis

Paperback | August 1, 2007

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The black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagon drivers who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence are documented in this engaging book. Bibliography; foreword by Senator Edward W. Brooke; index.

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BURKE DAVIS is a historian and noted author associated with the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. He has written more than thirty books, many about the colonial period in American history. He lives in southwestern Virginia.
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Title:Black Heroes of the American RevolutionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.32 inPublished:August 1, 2007Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152085610

ISBN - 13:9780152085612

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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The black soldiers, sailors, spies, scouts, guides, and wagoners who participated and sacrificed in the struggle for American independence are profiled in this fascinating history which features prints and portraits from the period

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In a very readable style, the author relates the stories of a few of the approximately 5,000 black soldiers who participated in the Revolution, emphasizing their unselfishness fighting a war from which few would substantially benefit." - School Library Journal "