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Redcoats The British Soldier and War in the Americas, 1755-1763

ISBN-10: 0521675383

ISBN-13: 9780521675383

Edition: 2006

Authors: Stephen Brumwell

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Description:

This text offers a new perspective of the troops at the sharp end of American campaigns of the Seven Years' War. It shows how soldiers developed a powerful esprit de corps that equipped them to defy savage discipline in defence of their rights.
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Book details

List price: $30.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

List of illustrations
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations used in footnotes
Introduction: Approaching the 'American Army'
Britain's war effort in the Americas
Gone for a soldier
Following the drum
The environmental parameters of American campaigning
The 'American Army' and Native Americans
Irregular warfare in the Americas
The tactical evolution of the redcoats
The Highland battalions in the Americas
The legacies of the 'American Army'
Statistical tables
Bibliography
Index