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1776 Year of Illusions
Fleming, Thomas J.
by Book Sales
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||546|
In this New York Times bestseller, historian Thomas Fleming examines all the dimensions of the memorable year of - particularly the common, fallible humanity of the men and women of the American Revolution. The year ended with both the Americans and the British stripped of their illusions/5(5). Fleming's book Year of Illusions is far and away better than the more recently published by another author. There, as here with Washington's Secret War, Thomas Fleming teaches us history in a way that is irrisistable. A wonderful book by probably the best writer on American Revolutionary history in America today.
Thomas James Fleming (July 5, – J ) was an American historian and historical novelist and the author of over forty nonfiction and fiction titles. His work reflects a particular interest on the American Revolution, with titles such as Liberty! The American Revolution And The Future Of America, Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the History of America and . The Battle of Brooklyn Edison, New Jersey: Castle Books, ISBN Johnston, Henry P. The Battle of Harlem Heights. New York. ISBN Johnston, Henry P. The Campaign of Around New York and Brooklyn. Brooklyn, New York: Long Island Historical Society, ISBN
Book Description: America’s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation’s birth, , interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed America’s. Year of Illusions The Grand Convention The Brutal Truth of the First Fleet I note from other LT entries that there are other books about that same year. On a much higher level, the pseudonymous Victor Serge wrote THE YEAR ONE OF THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION. Actually, that's the English equivalent of the original French.
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In " Year of Illusions" the author takes his readers back in time. The personalities of the individuals on both sides of the Revolutionary War come out in suprising and fascinating passages.
Myths and misconceptions are swept aside as we see the reality of day to day life in a land where war and suspicion are spreading/5(10). Excellent Detail Review of the Year and the Birth of American Independence After reading Thomas Fleming's excellent detailed review ofone has to wonder how the American Colonies ever achieved Independence, given all of the competing issues from foreign interest to 13 separate Colonies, to concerned individuals involved at every level of the extreme conflicts, /5.
In this book, New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming explodes this myth by examining all the dimensions of that year - particularly the least known aspects of the common, fallible humanity of the men and women of the American Revolution.
The year ended with both the Americans and the British stripped of their : Year of Illusions on 1776 Year of Illusions book shipping on qualifying offers. Year of Illusions. Year of Illusions by Thomas J. Fleming and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at A solid and delightful bicentennial volume which rejoices in its own virtuosity at upsetting cliches, while it convincingly reaffirms the biggest one of allWashington as brave, solitary commander.
Fleming catches us off guard by starting the book with the colonial campaign to find Canadian allies, and he repeatedly adverts to the brilliance of Benedict Arnold, the illusions of.
Year of Illusions It's a shame this kindle version doesn't carry the same title, a title that explains why the book was written and what you can expect to find. It's an easy read with a great opening description of the campaign to capture Quebec City. The book doesn't come across as a debunker of classical American myth, but as an /5(49).
Year of Illusions - 1st Edition/1st Printing Thomas Fleming A first edition/first printing in Very Good- condition, rubbing to edges, adhesive residue to front endpaper in Fair, chipped dust-jacket, adhesive residue to the inner flaps and edges.
Article originally published as Book Review: Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming on About: Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming is a non-fiction book about the tremulous year. Fleming is a historical novelist and historian with special interest in the American Revolution.
pages; Publisher: Book Sales Language: English. Opening with the foredoomed American nighttime assault on British‐held Quebec in the first hours ofweb assault enmeshed in a web of illusions, this wide‐ranging, lively history of that.
Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming is a focused account of the turbulent year on the continent of North America. Fleming is a historical.
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New York: Norton. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Fleming, Thomas J. Year of Illusions.
New York: Norton. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide). Of the books on the war infour are first-rate and essential:Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer; Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming;The Year That Tried Men’s Souls by Merritt Ierly; andThe Winter Soldiers by Richard M.
Ketchum. A second crippling illusion of was that Britain was a military pushover. After all, at the start of the year, as Mr. Fleming notes, “British power. (released in the United Kingdom as America and Britain At War) is a book written by David McCullough, published by Simon & Schuster on The work is a companion to McCullough's earlier biography of John Adams, and focuses on the events surrounding the start of the American Revolutionary revolving mostly around the leadership (and often.
Year of Illusions by Thomas Fleming by Thomas Fleming. W W Norton & Co Inc. Very Good. New York, Red cloth covered boards with black title block on spine and gold spine titles; mild edge wear; 8vo, 7 3/4" - 9 3/4" Tall; Interior clean and unmarked; illustrations in black and white; pages.
Get this from a library. year of illusions. [Thomas J Fleming]. Get this from a library. year of illusions. [Thomas J Fleming] -- was a pivotal year for the American colonists, the British and for the whole world.
This book explores the reality of the yeara reality long shrouded in myth and misconceptions. In " Year of Illusions" the author takes his readers back in time. The personalities of the individuals on both sides of the Revolutionary War come out in suprising and fascinating passages.
Myths and misconceptions are swept aside as we see the reality of day to day life in a land where war and suspicion are spreading/5. In this New York Times bestseller, historian Thomas Fleming examines all the dimensions of the memorable year of - particularly the common, fallible humanity of the men and women of the American Revolution.
The year ended with both the Americans and the British stripped of their illusions.Books Tell You Why, Inc. (US) Bookseller Inventory # Title Year of Illusions - 1st Edition/1st Printing Author Fleming, Thomas Format/binding Cloth Book condition Used - Very Good- in Fair dust jacket Edition First Edition; First Printing Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher W.W.
Norton & Company Place Book Edition: First Edition; First Printing.The American Revolution and Year of Illusions, Thomas Fleming has returned to the American Revolution, demolishing long-accepted fictions of Valley Forge and cutting through the layers of myth to reveal a hitherto unknown side of George Washington.