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Revolution on the Hudson : New York City and the Hudson River Valley in the American War of Independence / George C. Daughan.

Daughan, George C., (author.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 974.73 DAU (Text) 36626103758512 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 974.73 DAUGHAN (Text) 33946003124901 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393245721
  • ISBN: 0393245721
  • Physical Description: 416 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [355]-395) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
George III declares war on America -- The importance of New York -- The great Hudson River illusion -- HMS Phoenix and HMS Rose provide a lesson -- Attack delayed -- The Battle of Brooklyn -- A masterful retreat -- The Howes take New York City -- Washington evacuates Manhattan -- Race for the Delaware -- Redemption at Trenton -- Depraved indifference -- New war plans -- Duel for a continent -- New York and Philadelphia -- Clinton and Burgoyne -- France declares war on Great Britain -- Admiral Howe saves New York -- The Franco-American alliance misfires -- Withdrawal from Rhode Island -- Charleston -- Benedict Arnold's betrayal -- Rodney -- Facing south -- Prelude to victory -- Rodney's dilemma -- New York and Yorktown -- Britain stunned -- Peace.
Summary, etc.:
"Traces the lesser-known story of the fight for the Hudson River Valley during the American Revolution, explaining the conflict's essential role in the outcome of the war and the political, military, economic and social strategies that influenced both sides,"--NoveList.
Subject: New York (State) > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
Hudson River Valley (N.Y. and N.J.) > History, Military > 18th century.
New York (N.Y.) > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.

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