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The war before independence, 1775-1776 : igniting the American Revolution / Derek W. Beck.

Beck, Derek W., (author.).
Book Book ([2016])
Description: x, 467 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2016]
5 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Bunker Hill Community College. (Show all copies)
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Bunker Hill Community College Stacks E231 .B43 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
Danvers Adult Nonfiction E 231 B43 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Adult Nonfiction E 231 .B43 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Swampscott Raymond Room 973.3 B (Text to Phone) Available -
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 973.3 Bec 2016 (Text to Phone) Checked out 02/25/2018

  • ISBN: 1492633097
  • ISBN: 9781492633099
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages 446-458) and index.
Contents: Part 1. Commitment to war (mid-May to October 1775) -- Mounting tensions -- Seizing the offensive -- Blows must decide -- Passing of batons -- Part 2. Crucible (October 1775 to Spring 1776) -- Struggles of Autumn -- Desperate measures -- Battle amid the blizzard -- A new year begins.
Summary: The War Before Independence transports readers into the violent years of 1775 and 1776, with the infamous Battle of Bunker Hill, a turning point in the Revolution, and the snowy, wind-swept march to the frozen ground at the Battle of Quebec, ending with the exciting conclusion of the Boston Campaign. Meticulous research and new material drawn from letters, diaries, and investigative research throws open the doors not only to familiar figures and faces, but also little-known triumphs and tribulations of America's greatest military leaders, including George Washington.

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Beck, Derek W. "The war before independence, 1775-1776 : igniting the American Revolution." Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, 2016.

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