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Revolutionary War, Revised Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Benton Minks and Louise Minks; General Editor: John S. Bowman
  • From the Series: America at War
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816081964
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8196-7
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $45.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 09/01/2010
  • Dewey Number: 973.3
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 232

Summary

Beginning with an exploration of the troubled times of the 1760s and 1770s, Revolutionary War, Revised Edition presents a probing and thoughtful account of America's heroic seven-year struggle for independence, from the first shots at Lexington and Concord to the British surrender at Yorktown, Virginia. The Revolutionary War was fought by a young and disparate collection of colonies taking on the greatest empire and military power in the world to emerge victorious. A new chapter added to this edition explores the military tactics and weapons used.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Full-color maps. Sidebars. Glossary. Further reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

Benton Minks has a master's degree in English literature from Indiana University. He is a teacher, and this book is the culmination of his and Louise Minks's interest in this important period of America's past. The Minks have also collaborated as coauthors on a book about the French and Indian War.

Louise Minks has a master's degree in U.S. history from Indiana University. She is a professional artist, the owner of Millworks Gallery & Studio, and an elected member of the National Association of Women Artists. She has been artist-in-residence at the Wurlitzer Foundation in Taos, New Mexico, and at Harper's Ferry National Historical Park. She is the author of The Hudson River, a book about America's first landscape painters, among other published works.

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