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American Revolution / written by Stuart Murray.

Authors: Murray, Stuart, 1948-
Call number: j973.3 MUR
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 2002.
Publication date: 2002.
Subject: Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: DK eyewitness books.
Title: American Revolution / written by Stuart Murray.
Edition: 1st American ed.
Physical description: 64 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 29 cm.
Contents note: Life in British America -- War in the new world -- Taxation without representation -- Revolution's opposing leaders -- Unrest becomes revolution -- Breed's Hill and the siege of Boston -- Recruiting and training -- Armies of king and congress -- Early northern battles -- Declaration of Independence -- Battles and campaigns -- Victory at Saratoga -- Attacks on the frontier -- Winter soldier -- Symbols of freedom -- France becomes an ally -- War at sea -- Embattled New York -- Spies and traitors -- Home front and behind the lines -- Camps and prisons -- Soldier's doctor -- War for the south -- Yorktown -- Last two years of war -- Peace and the birth of a nation -- George Washington: father of his country.
Notes: Written in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
Includes index.
Summary note: A visual guide, accompanied by text, to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence.
Added author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc.
Smithsonian Institution.
ISBN: 0789485575 (lib. bdg.)
LCCN: 2001047619
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Bib No.: 969862

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