1776 : America and Britain at War Paperback
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
- Publication Date: 04/05/2006
- Category: History of the Americas
- ISBN: 9780141021713
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Review by Kate_Ward
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.