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Christopher, Hibbert Redcoats & Rebels ISBN 13: 9781841450964

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A British history of the American Revolution chronicles the war as an effort marked by ragtag armies, accidental victories, sluggish policymakers, and selfish generals

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Christopher Hibbert has written many acclaimed historical narratives and biographies, including, most recently, Queen Victoria and The Days of the French Revolution.
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YA-- The story of our struggle for independence from the Boston Tea Party to Cornwallis's surrender at Yorktown is among the most familiar in American history. The key events and personalities have been described in popular fiction, history, and movies. Hibbert's unusual and interesting book takes readers through the familiar chronology from the English point of view. The result deepens one's appreciation of the obstacles that faced the British in their attempts to maintain control of North America. Their strategy and tactics are especially understandable when presented in this context. The blunders of English decision-makers in both the government and the army are given the prominence they deserve. Sam Adams and George Washington appear briefly as their enemies saw them. British leaders appear as complete figures with both flaws and strengths. By providing the often overlooked side of an important and commonly told story, this book offers new insights and pleasurable reading.
- Paul Haskell, Edison High School, Alexandria, VA
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  • PublisherCerberus Publishing Ltd
  • Publication date2004
  • ISBN 10 1841450960
  • ISBN 13 9781841450964
  • BindingPaperback
  • Number of pages192

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