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A few bloody noses

the American War of Independence

by Harvey, Robert

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Published by John Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Influence.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [457]-460) and index.

      StatementRobert Harvey.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE208 .H375 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 480 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages480
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3544369M
      ISBN 100719561418
      LC Control Number2001536045

        He made the front page of the local paper last year and nearly got fired when he turned two classes into warring fiefdoms that tried to negotiate peace for an entire semester. The peace talks eventually broke down and the two classes went to war on the quad during free period. Things got a little carried away and a few bloody noses resulted. Mr/5(). A Few Bloody Noses: The American War of Independence () The Fall of Apartheid: The Inside History from Smuts to Mbeki () Comrades: The Rise and Fall of World Communism () Global Disorder () The War of Wars: The great European Conflict () The World Crisis: The Way Forward after Iraq, ed. ().

      A FEW BLOODY NOSES: THE AMERICAN WAR OF. INDEPENDENCE by Robert Harvey. John Murray, 25, pp. , ISBN At this hour, as much as at any time of trial in their history, the people of the United States are to be admired for their courage and supported in their resolve. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The War of Independence was one of the founding events of today's world, but it has been simplified into a myth of liberty against oppression, right against wrong. A recent Hollywood film The Patriot, even borrowed atrocities from the .

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out of 5 stars. 3 out of 5 George III was not some benign democratic monarch only wishing to inflict "a few bloody noses" on colonial troublemakers and bring the rest into line in the world's best government (see "Forgotten Patriots"). This book has to be read with care.

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