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American Revolution  Cover Image Book Book

American Revolution / written by Stuart Murray.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0744052270
  • ISBN: 9780744052275
  • ISBN: 9780744052275
  • ISBN: 0744052270
  • ISBN: 0744052262
  • ISBN: 9780744052268
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 29 cm.
  • Edition: Revised edition, American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : DK Publishing, 2022.

Content descriptions

General Note:
At head of title: Eyewitness.
"In association with the Smithsonian Institution."
"Discover how a few brave patriots battled a great empire-- the commanders, the conflicts, and the weaponry"--Cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
British America -- War in New World -- Taxation without representation -- Opposing leaders -- Revolution in the air -- Breed's Hill, siege of Boston -- Recruiting, training -- The two armies -- Early Northern battles -- Independence -- Into battle -- Victory at Saratoga -- Frontier attacks -- Winter soldier -- Symbols of freedom -- French alliance -- War at sea -- Embattled New York -- Spies and traitors -- The Home front -- Camps and prisons -- Soldier's doctor -- War for the South -- Yorktown -- Last two years of war -- A nation emerges -- George Washington -- Did you know? -- Timeline -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Presents a visual guide to the people, battles, and events of America's war for independence, and includes explanatory text.
Become an eyewitness to the American struggle for independence, from the events that sparked the war all the way through to the signing of the Constitution. This picture-led guide will take you on a visual tour through revolutionary America. Discover how American soldiers won battles against the great British Empire, plus see the muskets and cannons of the armies, learn how soldiers were drilled, and find out why Yorktown was not the end of the Revolution. Eyewitness American Revolution will bring you face-to-face with American revolutionaries including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Hancock, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin. This museum in a book uses striking full-colour photographs and illustrations of colonial weaponry, the notorious British red-coat uniform, deadly warships, the historic Declaration of Independence, and much more as well as amazing facts, infographics, statistics, and timelines to help bring this extraordinary war to life. Part of DK's best-selling Eyewitness series, which is now getting an exciting makeover, this popular title has been reinvigorated for the next generation of information-seekers and stay-at-home explorers, with a fresh new look, new photographs, updated information, and a new eyewitness feature - fascinating first-hand accounts from experts in the field.
Subject: United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Killingly Library.

Holds

  • 0 current holds with 3 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Killingly Library j973.3 Mur (Text) 34040150156087 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -


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