Patriots: The Men who Started the American Revolution, Band 2

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Simon and Schuster, 1988 - 637 Seiten
With meticulous research and page-turning suspense, Patriots brings to life the American Revolution -- the battles, the treacheries, and the dynamic personalities of the men who forged our freedom. George Washington, John Adams, Samuel Adams, Ben Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Patrick Henry -- these heroes were men of intellect, passion, and ambition. From the secret meetings of the Sons of Liberty to the final victory at Yorktown and the new Congress, Patriots vividly re-creates one of history's great eras.

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Nutzerbericht  - SESchend - LibraryThing

Fabulous book if you like the American Revolution or just want to learn more. The structure of the book is its best selling point--a chapter setting the stage and time frame of Colonial New England ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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An enjoyable and easy read that delves a little deeper into some of the events that occurred prior to and during the American Revolution. This aspect was a welcomed surprise to me, for I had expected a simple collection of biographies. Vollständige Rezension lesen

Inhalt

OTIS 176162
13
ADAMS 176263
63
POLITICS 1765
87
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Über den Autor (1988)

A.J. Langguth covered the war in Vietnam for "The New York Times" & served as its Saigon Bureau Chief in 1965, returning again for the paper in 1968 & 1970. A professor of journalism in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California, Jack is also the author of eight previous books, including "Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution." He lives in Los Angeles, California.

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