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Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

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Historians have long understood that books were important to the British army in defining the duties of its officers, regulating tactics, developing the art of war, and recording the history of campaigns and commanders. Now, in this groundbreaking analysis, Ira D. Gruber identifies which among over nine hundred books on war were considered most important by British officer ...more
Hardcover, 325 pages
Published October 25th 2010 by University of North Carolina Press
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An excellent reference on eighteenth century military thought as consumed by contemporary British officers. Gruber presents an intriguing theory about the way in which the French military Enlightenment shaped the outcome of the American Revolution.
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