Toward Lexington: The Role of the British Army in the Coming of the American Revolution (First Edition)

By: John Shy

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Brown cloth with gold spine lettering. Prizewinning American Revolutionary War history. The Role of the British Army in the Coming American Revolution. A major study of the British Army and America in the pre-revolutionary era, 1763-1775. Includes footnote, note on sources. and an index. No writing in the book. x, 463pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.


This study considers the subtle and frequently confused relationship of armed force and political control in the British Empire before the American Revolution. It also clarifies a number of points of controversy and uncertainty about the causes of the American Revolution.

Originally published in 1965.

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Title: Toward Lexington: The Role of the British Army in the Coming of the American Revolution (First Edition)

Author Name: John Shy

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: US History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1965

ISBN Number: 0691045704

ISBN Number 13: 9780691045702

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: 031383