Category Archives: American War of Independence (1775-1783)

Book Review of Strategy in the American War of Independence: A Global Approach

Donald Stoker, Kenneth J. Hagan, and Michael T. McMaster, editors. Strategy in the American War of Independence: A Global Approach. Cass Military Studies series. Abingdon, England: Routledge, 2010. ISBN 978-0-415-36734-9. Notes. Tables. Appendices. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xvii, 244. $145.00 (hardcover). … Continue reading

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Book Review of The Continental Commitment: Britain, Hanover and Interventionism, 1714-1793

Jeremy Black. The Continental Commitment: Britain, Hanover and Interventionism, 1714-1793. Abingdon, England: Routledge, 2005. ISBN 978-0-415-36292-4. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. xiv, 214. $168.00 (hardcover). Dr Jeremy Black, Professor of History at the University of Exeter in England, is well-known as … Continue reading

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Book Review of The War of American Independence, 1775-1783

Richard Middleton. The War of American Independence, 1775-1783. Modern Wars in Perspective series. Harlow, England: Pearson Education, 2012. ISBN 978-0-582-22942-6. Maps. Notes. Appendix. Bibliography. Pp. xvi, 351. $44.00 (paperback). Dr Richard Middleton provides a superb up-to-date synthesis of published primary … Continue reading

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The Great Siege of Gibraltar 1779-1783

René Chartrand. Gibraltar, 1779-83: The Great Siege. Campaign series. Illustrated by Patrice Courcelle. Botley, England: Osprey, 2006. ISBN 978-1-84176-977-6. Chronology. Illustrations. Photos. Maps. Bibliography. Index. Pp. 96. $19.95. James Falkner. Fire over the Rock: The Great Siege of Gibraltar, 1779-1783. Barnsley, … Continue reading

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