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The war for America, 1775-1783. by Piers Mackesy

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Published by Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • Great Britain -- History -- 1760-1789

Book details:

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [528]-535.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsE208 .M14
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 565 p.
Number of Pages565
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15063544M
LC Control Number64002777
OCLC/WorldCa425609

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