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The long fuse : how England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785, Don Cook

Label
The long fuse : how England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785
Title
The long fuse
Title remainder
how England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785
Statement of responsibility
Don Cook
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Investigates the American Revolution from the British side, drawing on primary sources to show how Britain, at the height of her power but suffering from internal political strife, made one mistake after another, culminating in the loss of her prized colonies
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1920-1995
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cook, Don
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E210
LC item number
.C665 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • British colonies
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • America
  • Great Britain
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The long fuse : how England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785, Don Cook
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps of The thirteen colonies on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- England victorious -- Pitt departs, Bute lights the fuse -- Franklin in London -- The Stamp Act -- The crisis -- Franklin testifies, Rockingham repeals -- The Chatham fiasco -- The Townshend crisis -- Another repeal -- The king finds a prime minister -- Lord North's tea party -- "Blows must decide" -- Franklin's last try -- England at war -- The Howe brothers try war and peace -- The road to Saratoga -- A new war for England -- The southern strategy -- The road to Yorktown -- The king fights on -- The peace process -- Epilogue -- Source notes -- Select bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 416 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780871135889
Lccn
94043632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 3108045
  • (OCoLC)31657755
  • (OCoLC)ocm31657755
  • 183618
  • 3108045
Label
The long fuse : how England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785, Don Cook
Publication
Note
Maps of The thirteen colonies on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [397]-401) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Author's note -- England victorious -- Pitt departs, Bute lights the fuse -- Franklin in London -- The Stamp Act -- The crisis -- Franklin testifies, Rockingham repeals -- The Chatham fiasco -- The Townshend crisis -- Another repeal -- The king finds a prime minister -- Lord North's tea party -- "Blows must decide" -- Franklin's last try -- England at war -- The Howe brothers try war and peace -- The road to Saratoga -- A new war for England -- The southern strategy -- The road to Yorktown -- The king fights on -- The peace process -- Epilogue -- Source notes -- Select bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiii, 416 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780871135889
Lccn
94043632
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 3108045
  • (OCoLC)31657755
  • (OCoLC)ocm31657755
  • 183618
  • 3108045

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