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TitleAmerican Revolution / written by Stuart Murray. Revised edition. Ed
AuthorMurray, Stuart, 1948- author.
Call NoJ 973.3 MUR
CollectionJuvenile 900-999
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Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9780744052275
International Standard Book Number 0744052270
International Standard Book Number 0744052262
International Standard Book Number 9780744052268
Personal Name Murray, Stuart, 1948- author.
Title Statement American Revolution / written by Stuart Murray.
Edition Statement Revised edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice 2002.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : DK Publishing, 2022.
Physical Description 72 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.
Content Type text txt rdacontent.
Media Type unmediated n rdamedia.
Carrier Type volume nc rdacarrier.
Series Statement Eyewitness books.
General Note "Discover how a few brave patriots battled a great empire-- the commanders, the conflicts, and the weaponry"--Cover.
General Note "In association with the Smithsonian Institution."
General Note At head of title: Eyewitness.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note British America -- War in New World -- Taxation without representation -- Opposing leaders -- Revolution in the air -- Breed's Hill, siege of Boston -- Recruiting, training -- The two armies -- Early Northern battles -- Independence -- Into battle -- Victory at Saratoga -- Frontier attacks -- Winter soldier -- Symbols of freedom -- French alliance -- War at sea -- Embattled New York -- Spies and traitors -- The Home front -- Camps and prisons -- Soldier's doctor -- War for the South -- Yorktown -- Last two years of war -- A nation emerges -- George Washington -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary, Etc. Become an eyewitness to the American struggle for independence, from the events that sparked the war all the way through to the signing of the Constitution. This picture-led guide will take you on a visual tour through revolutionary America. Discover how American soldiers won battles against the great British Empire, plus see the muskets and cannons of the armies, learn how soldiers were drilled, and find out why Yorktown was not the end of the Revolution. Eyewitness American Revolution will bring you face-to-face with American revolutionaries including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin. This museum in a book uses striking full-colour photographs and illustrations of colonial weaponry, the notorious British red-coat uniform, deadly warships, the historic Declaration of Independence, and much more as well as amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to help bring this extraordinary war to life. Part of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
Summary, Etc. Presents a visual guide to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence, and includes explanatory text.
Subject Added Entry - Geographical Term United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Juvenile literature.
Index Term-Genre/Form Instructional and educational works. lcgft.
Added Entry, Corporate Name Smithsonian Institution, sponsoring body.
Added Entry, Corporate Name Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc., publisher.
Series Added Entry-Uniform Title Eyewitness books.
Series Added Entry-Uniform Title Dorling Kindersley eyewitness books.
Location J 973.3 MUR 31662001690940

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