1776 : America and Britain at War, Paperback
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America's most acclaimed historian presents the intricate story of the year of the birth of the United States of America. "1776" tells two gripping stories: how a group of squabbling, disparate colonies became the United States, and how the British Empire tried to stop them.

A story with a cast of amazing characters from George III to George Washington, to soldiers and their families, this exhilarating book is one of the great pieces of historical narrative.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: History of the Americas
  • ISBN: 9780141021713



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Superb. You are dragged through every trench, over every mud steeped mile and holed up in every drenched tent. A stunning portrayal of just one year that is clear, concise and accessible, especially to those who do not usually dable in military history.

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