Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought by Michael Stephenson

Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought

byMichael Stephenson

Paperback | March 25, 2008

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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 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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Title:Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was FoughtFormat: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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