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The long fuse: How England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785

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Atlantic Monthly Press,
Pub. Date:
c1995.
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1st ed.
Language:
English
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A look at American independence from the British side, drawing on personal correspondence, political memoranda, and other primary sources to show how Britain--at the height of its powers but suffering from internal strife--made mistake after mistake and lost its prized colonies. The author, a longtime journalist, takes a narrative rather than a scholarly approach to the events and personalities of the era. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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9780871135889
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Author cook don
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subject_facet Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century, Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1760-1789, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783, United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783
title_display The long fuse : How England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785
title_full The long fuse : How England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785 / Don Cook
title_short The long fuse :
title_sub How England lost the American colonies, 1760-1785
topic_facet Colonies, History, Politics and government