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American revolution through British eyes

American revolution through British eyes

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Published by Harper & Row in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Martin Kallich, Andrew MacLeish.
ContributionsKallich, Martin., MacLeish, Andrew.
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 180p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20277891M

A GREAT book for researching the American Revolution through British eyes. The Notorious Benedict Arnold: A True Story of Adventure, Heroism, & Bravery February 7, .   This book provides a thorough introduction to the War of American Independence. Told with great authority and clarity the book describes and details the effects of each notable event from to The book examines each of the major battles and skirmishes but does not get bogged down in deep analysis of battle formations and strategies/5(4).

Get this from a library! Redcoats and rebels: the American Revolution through British eyes. [Christopher Hibbert] -- Provides an account of the Revolutionary War from the perpsective of the vanquished British. Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes Christopher Hibbert, Author Avon Books $14 (0p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS.

Find books like Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who li.   Isabel and Curzon are slaves. Each brings a different view of the revolution and what it means for them as slaves. The three novels take the reader from May of , when the British are about to invade New York, through the harsh winter of at Valley Forge, and then autumn of at Yorktown.


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The English book trade, Anglo-American copyright, and Nazis in London are all topics the two have explored. The Barneses are the editors of the three-volume collection The American Civil War through British Eyes (The Kent State University Press, ).Format: Hardcover. "Those Damned Rebels" is another well researched, well written and compelling book on the American Revolution.

While presenting the Revolutionary War from a British perspective, it succeeds admirably in stripping away some of the distortions and myths surrounding both sides/5(20). As the Revolution proceeded, the Colonists confounded the British by issuing Letters of Marque to the owners of privately held ships, which enabled them to supplement the modest colonial navy with privateers that attacked and disrupted British supply lines, cutting off.

Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes. The story of this war has usually been told in terms of a conflict between blundering British generals and their rigidly disciplined red-coated troops on the one side and heroic American patriots in their homespun shirts and coonskin caps on the other/5.

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Little-known details emerge, such as the fact that King George III seriously considered abdicating the throne at least twice should independence be granted to America.

The American Revolution through British Eyes is sure to captivate anyone with an interest in America’s struggle for : James J.

Barnes, Patience P. Barnes. Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes – Christopher Hibbert W.W. Norton & Company | | PDF. The story of this war has usually been told in terms of a conflict between blundering British generals and their rigidly disciplined red-coated troops on the one side and heroic American patriots in their homespun shirts and coonskin caps on the other.

"Those Damned Rebels" is another well researched, well written and compelling book on the American Revolution. While presenting the Revolutionary War from a British perspective, it succeeds admirably in stripping away some of the distortions and myths surrounding both by: 7. Book Review: The American Revolution through British Eyes: A Documentary Collection.

Edited by James J. Barnes and Patience P. Barnes. Kent State University Press, Two volume set, Cloth $; ISBN ; total of pp., /8 x // The American Revolution looked much different through British eyes than it did to the rebels who claimed to fight for liberty and democracy.

So when angry Bostonians sacked the houses of tax stamp collector Andrew Oliver and Lt. Gov. Thomas Hutchinson within the space of two weeks, British officials representing the Crown were not impressed. The American troops, inadequately fed and clothed, and subjected to the same inhumane discipline as British troops.

All wars are bad, this one seemed avoidable, unfortunately it went ahead. Great book, a little expensive pehaps, but worth its money. Redcoats and RebelsCited by: Very good. Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes. Binding: Paperback. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book.

Istextbook: No. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name. The spine remains /5(). The American Revolution Through British Eyes By Christopher Hibbert Words 4 Pages In his narrative Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes, Christopher Hibbert portrays the sequence of events that happened in the American revolution from a British perspective.

Redcoats and Rebels by Christopher Hibbert is an outstanding book on the American Revolution. The book is written through the British point of view.

One interesting thing about he the book is that Hibbert is not all that glowing in his description of the British generals.5/5(5). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 2 volumes (xii, pages) ; 25 cm: Contents: the coming of war Colonial troops invade Canada British occupation of New York and New Jersey turmoil in the South the British capture Philadelphia Canada, Upper New York and the Battle of.

Get this from a library. Redcoats and rebels: the American Revolution through British eyes. [Christopher Hibbert] -- A full-scale popular history of the American War of Independence. My favorite book on the American Revolution from the British point of view.

It avoids the dryness of many of these types of books and gives a fascinating account from the other side of what most Americans read.

The American Revolution As Seen Through British Eyes /5(3). The Paperback of the Those Damned Rebels: The American Revolution As Seen Through British Eyes by Michael Pearson at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.5/5(2). Get this from a library. Redcoats and rebels: the American Revolution through British eyes. [Christopher Hibbert] -- From back: "For far too long, America's epic struggle for indipendence form British rule has been shrouded in a haze of legend and invention.

In this stirring and colorful account, acclaimed popular. Genre/Form: History Sources Quelle: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kallich, Martin, American Revolution through British eyes.

Evanston, Ill. The English book trade, Anglo-American copyright, and Nazis in London are all topics the two have explored. The Barneses are the editors of the three-volume collection The American Civil War through British Eyes (The Kent State University Press, ).Author: James J Barnes.A very excellent history of the American Revolution from the British and American perspectives.

It gives one a very detailed perspective of the flow and battles of the Revolution. Because photography did not yet exist in the late 18th century, I have tended to ignore the details of our Revolution in favor of our four score years later Civil War /5.With this book I got a very different flavor of the American Revolution, rather then the traditional U.S.

history book. The book starts off explaining that the British just got done fighting this very costly war in America against the French, and a few Native Americans, Author: Paul Aleckson.