The Men Who Lost America

With meticulous scholarship and an eloquent writing style, O'Shaughnessy gives us a fresh and compelling view of a critical aspect of the struggle that changed the world. This is a great book.

The Men Who Lost America

The Men Who Lost America

A unique account of the American Revolution, told from the perspective of the leaders who conducted the British war effort

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The Men Who Lost America
Language: en
Pages: 466
Authors: Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-30 - Publisher:

A unique account of the American Revolution, told from the perspective of the leaders who conducted the British war effort
The Men Who Lost America
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Andrew O'Shaughnessy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-03 - Publisher: Oneworld Publications

The loss of America in 1781 has traditionally been blamed on incompetent British military commanders and political leaders whose arrogant confidence and out-dated tactics were no match for the innovative and determined Americans. But this is far from the truth. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent characters, including
The Men Who Lost America
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Andrew O'Shaughnessy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-01 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The first book to redress the myth of British incompetence during the American Revolution, revealing a unique account of the Empire’s most stunning loss In 1781 the British Empire suffered its most devastating defeat in a war that most believed Britain ought to have won. Common wisdom has held that
The Men Who Lost America
Language: en
Pages: 497
Authors: Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-11 - Publisher: Yale University Press

Questioning popular belief, a historian and re-examines what exactly led to the British Empire’s loss of the American Revolution. The loss of America was an unexpected defeat for the powerful British Empire. Common wisdom has held that incompetent military commanders and political leaders in Britain must have been to blame,
The Man who Lost America
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Noel Bertram Gerson, Paul Lewis
Categories: Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher: New York : Dial Press

"General John Burgoyne (24 February 1722? 4 August 1792) was a British army officer, politician and dramatist. He first saw action during the Seven Years' War when he participated in several battles, mostly notably during the Portugal Campaign of 1762. Burgoyne is best known for his role in the American

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