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Apr 05, 2016
| ISBN 9781465446077
Nov 26, 2019
| 1117 Minutes
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Apr 05, 2016 | ISBN 9781465446077
Nov 26, 2019 | ISBN 9780744021936
The American Revolution will transport you back in time and onto the frontlines. This complete overview of the war brings all the action to life, from the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party to the Declaration of Independence and the Treaty of Paris.
Beginning with the first stirrings of colonial resistance, The American Revolution presents illustrated accounts of every major military action and comprehensive timelines for every stage of the war. Revealing first-person accounts by soldiers and civilians and profiles of the war’s main protagonists, from George Washington to Benedict Arnold. Gallery spreads feature collections of weapons and uniforms, and feature sections detail the politics of the war, such as the treatment of prisoners and the revolution’s implications for women, Native Americans, and African Americans.
Two hundred and forty years after the signing of the Declaration of Independence, The American Revolution demonstrates that the story of how America overthrew the British is as meaningful today as it was when the ink was still wet on the parchment.
Created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.
An easy-to-listen-to audiobook about The American Revolution – one of the most important events of Western history – in DK’s inimitable style, narrated by William Roberts.
The Declaration of Independence is one of the most pivotal documents in Western history, along with the Magna Carta and Emancipation Proclamation. Almost two hundred and fifty years after the founding fathers signed the Declaration and heralded the birth of the United States, the story of how America overthrew the British is as meaningful today as when the ink was still wet on the page.
This audiobook explains the story of every major military action with comprehensive timelines for every stage of the Revolutionary War. This account also includes revealing first-person accounts by soldiers and civilians, as well as discussion of the treatment of prisoners and what the wars meant for women, Native Americans and African Americans.
The American Revolution: A History brings the drama of the Revolutionary War to life with DK’s unique compelling narrative.
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