Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought

Paperback | March 25, 2008

byMichael Stephenson

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Michael Stephenson's Patriot Battles is a comprehensive and richly detailed study of the military aspects of the War of Independence, and a fascinating look at the nuts and bolts of eighteenth-century combat. Covering everything from what motivated those who chose to fight to how they were enlisted, trained, clothed, and fed, it offers a close-up view of the war's greatest battles, with maps provided for each. Along the way many cherished myths are challenged, reputations are reassessed, and long-held assumptions are tested.

One of the most satisfying and illuminating contributions to the literature on the War of Independence in many years, Patriot Battles is a vastly entertaining work of superior scholarship and a refreshing wind blowing through some of American history's dustier corridors.

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Michael Stephenson's Patriot Battles is a comprehensive and richly detailed study of the military aspects of the War of Independence, and a fascinating look at the nuts and bolts of eighteenth-century combat. Covering everything from what motivated those who chose to fight to how they were enlisted, trained, clothed, and fed, it offers...

Michael Stephenson is the former editor of the Military Book Club and the editor of National Geographic'sBattlegrounds: Geography and the History of Warfare. He lives in New York City.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9 × 6 × 1.12 inPublished:March 25, 2008Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060732628

ISBN - 13:9780060732622

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