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The Resource Lexington and Concord : the battle heard round the world, George C. Daughan

Lexington and Concord : the battle heard round the world, George C. Daughan

Label
Lexington and Concord : the battle heard round the world
Title
Lexington and Concord
Title remainder
the battle heard round the world
Statement of responsibility
George C. Daughan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reinterprets the battle that launched the American Revolution, arguing that the war was based as much in economic concerns as political ones and that most militiamen volunteered on behalf of their livelihoods and in protest of serf-like living conditions
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Daughan, George C
Dewey number
973.3/311
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E241.L6
LC item number
D38 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Concord, Battle of (Massachusetts : 1775)
  • Lexington, Battle of (Massachusetts : 1775)
  • Lexington, Battle of, Lexington, Mass., 1775
  • Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775
  • United States
  • United States
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
  • HISTORY / Military / United States
  • HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Lexington and Concord : the battle heard round the world, George C. Daughan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-327) 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
The final straw -- General Thomas Gage and George III -- Benjamin Franklin excoriated -- Britain closes the Port of Boston -- Declaring war on Massachusetts -- Support for Boston broadens -- Defiance escalates -- A deepening crisis -- The counties strike back -- His Majesty refuses to bend -- The Powder Alarm -- The colonies unite -- The Suffolk Resolves -- Congress completes its work -- Slaves -- The perverse effects of the Powder Alarm -- The march to war -- Chatham's opposition -- Lords North and Dartmouth secretly search for peace -- The decision for war -- Parliament votes for war -- The country people -- The country people find many supporters -- Tensions mount -- Still waiting -- Fateful orders -- Gage's decision -- Crossing the Rubicon -- Paul Revere -- The British march to Concord bogs down -- A massacre at Lexington -- The road to Concord -- The Concord fight -- The bloody road back to Lexington -- Lord Percy to the rescue -- A masterful retreat -- The siege of Boston: part one -- The siege: part two -- Earth-shattering news
Control code
ocn988276278
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393245745
Lccn
2017060269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)988276278
Label
Lexington and Concord : the battle heard round the world, George C. Daughan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [297]-327) 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
The final straw -- General Thomas Gage and George III -- Benjamin Franklin excoriated -- Britain closes the Port of Boston -- Declaring war on Massachusetts -- Support for Boston broadens -- Defiance escalates -- A deepening crisis -- The counties strike back -- His Majesty refuses to bend -- The Powder Alarm -- The colonies unite -- The Suffolk Resolves -- Congress completes its work -- Slaves -- The perverse effects of the Powder Alarm -- The march to war -- Chatham's opposition -- Lords North and Dartmouth secretly search for peace -- The decision for war -- Parliament votes for war -- The country people -- The country people find many supporters -- Tensions mount -- Still waiting -- Fateful orders -- Gage's decision -- Crossing the Rubicon -- Paul Revere -- The British march to Concord bogs down -- A massacre at Lexington -- The road to Concord -- The Concord fight -- The bloody road back to Lexington -- Lord Percy to the rescue -- A masterful retreat -- The siege of Boston: part one -- The siege: part two -- Earth-shattering news
Control code
ocn988276278
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 349 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780393245745
Lccn
2017060269
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)988276278

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