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The First Salute

Tuchman, Barbara W.

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ISBN 10: 0394553330 / ISBN 13: 9780394553337
Published by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1988
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xiii, 347 p. Endpaper maps. Occasional footnotes. Illustrations. Bibliography. Reference Notes. Index Tuchman turns to America with a fresh new view of the events that led from the first foreign salute to the American Nationhood in 1776 to the last campaign of the Revolution five years later--the moment that inaugurated the existence of a new nation, and announced the coming of a democratic age to the Old World. Very good in very good dust jacket. DJ has some soiling and edge wear, and some sticker residue. First edition. Stated. Presumed first printing. Bookseller Inventory # 58254

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Title: The First Salute

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Publication Date: 1988

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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Presents a fresh view of the American Revolution, chronicling key events from 1776 to 1781 and assessing the repercussions for America, England, France, and other nations

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"Narrative history in the great tradition . . ." Chicago Tribune
Two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize and bestselling author Barbara W. Tuchman analyzes the American Revolution in a brilliantly original way, placing the war in the historical context of the centuries-long conflicts between England and both France and Holland. This compellingly written history paints a magnificent portrait of General George Washington and recounts in riveting detail the events responsible for the birth of our nation.

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