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The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution, Sam Willis

Label
The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution
Title
The struggle for sea power
Title remainder
a naval history of the American Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Sam Willis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A naval perspective on how the American Revolution was successfully waged against the 18th century's most established naval and military power in spite of limited American resources shares key insights into the histories of multiple countries and contributing economic, political and social factors,"--NoveList
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Willis, Sam
Dewey number
973.35
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E271
LC item number
.W66 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution, Sam Willis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [481]-544) 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
American Revolution, 1773-1775. British pyre ; American origins ; European gunpowder ; Canadian invasion ; Colonial sea power ; British evacuation -- Civil war, 1776-1777. British attack ; Freshwater fleets ; American riposte ; British surrender ; American sea power -- World war, 1778-1780. 1778 : Bourbon alliance ; French firepower ; British survival ; Caribbean Sea ; Indian empire ; 1779 : Spanish patience ; Bourbon invasion ; British resourcefulness ; Caribbean crisis ; French incompetence ; American destruction ; 1780, British dominance ; Allied recommitment ; Spanish skill ; Russian meddling -- American independence, 1781. Dutch disaster ; British obsession ; French escapes ; Allied success
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xxxiv, 572 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393239928
Lccn
2015035018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • 2457000
  • (OCoLC)909974371
  • (OCoLC)ocn909974371
  • 2446087
  • 2457000
Label
The struggle for sea power : a naval history of the American Revolution, Sam Willis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [481]-544) 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
American Revolution, 1773-1775. British pyre ; American origins ; European gunpowder ; Canadian invasion ; Colonial sea power ; British evacuation -- Civil war, 1776-1777. British attack ; Freshwater fleets ; American riposte ; British surrender ; American sea power -- World war, 1778-1780. 1778 : Bourbon alliance ; French firepower ; British survival ; Caribbean Sea ; Indian empire ; 1779 : Spanish patience ; Bourbon invasion ; British resourcefulness ; Caribbean crisis ; French incompetence ; American destruction ; 1780, British dominance ; Allied recommitment ; Spanish skill ; Russian meddling -- American independence, 1781. Dutch disaster ; British obsession ; French escapes ; Allied success
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xxxiv, 572 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393239928
Lccn
2015035018
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • 2457000
  • (OCoLC)909974371
  • (OCoLC)ocn909974371
  • 2446087
  • 2457000

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