Item Details

Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France & Spain Who Saved It

Larrie D. Ferreiro
Format
Book
Published
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781101875247, 1101875240, 9781101875254
Summary
"The remarkable untold story of how the American Revolution's success depended on substantial military and financial assistance provided by France and Spain, and places the Revolution in the context of the global strategic interests of those nations in their fight against Great Britain"--
Contents
  • Not just the Declaration of Independence, but also a declaration that we depend on France (and Spain, too)
  • The road to war
  • The merchants
  • The ministers
  • The soldiers
  • The sailors
  • The pieces converge
  • The endgame
  • The road to peace
  • The legacy.
Description
xxv, 429 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-412) and index.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic

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