The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History)

Valutazione media 4,12
( su 348 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780300209402: The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire (The Lewis Walpole Series in Eighteenth-Century Culture and History)

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

The loss of America was a stunning and 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, but were they? This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew O’Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were able to achieve their surprising victory. In interlinked biographical chapters, the author follows the course of the war from the perspectives of King George III, Prime Minister Lord North, military leaders including General Burgoyne, the Earl of Sandwich, and others who, for the most part, led ably and even brilliantly. Victories were frequent, and in fact the British conquered every American city at some stage of the Revolutionary War. Yet roiling political complexities at home, combined with the fervency of the fighting Americans, proved fatal to the British war effort. The book concludes with a penetrating assessment of the years after Yorktown, when the British achieved victories against the French and Spanish, thereby keeping intact what remained of the British Empire.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

Book Description:

This unique account of the American Revolution, told from the perspectives of King George III, Lord North, General Burgoyne, and other British leaders, brings to light the real reasons behind the British Empire’s stunning and unexpected loss.

About the Author:

Andrew Jackson O’Shaughnessy is Saunders Director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies, Monticello, and professor of history, University of Virginia. He lives in Charlottesville, VA.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson
Editore: Yale Univ Pr (2014)
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale Univ Pr, 2014. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book.Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria IB-9780300209402

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,97
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,43
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson
Editore: Yale Univ Pr (2014)
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale Univ Pr, 2014. PAP. Condizione libro: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Codice libro della libreria TY-9780300209402

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 12,97
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,43
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

O'shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Quantità: 5
Da
GreatBookPrices
(Columbia, MD, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 21575960-n

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,16
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,27
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
Editore: YALE University Press
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Quantità: > 20
Da
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro YALE University Press. Condizione libro: New. Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 0300209401

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 14,13
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,01
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Andrew Jackson O Shaughnessy
Editore: Yale University Press, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A unique account of the American Revolution, told from the perspective of the leaders who conducted the British war effort The loss of America was a stunning and 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, but were they? This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew O Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were able to achieve their surprising victory. In interlinked biographical chapters, the author follows the course of the war from the perspectives of King George III, Prime Minister Lord North, military leaders including General Burgoyne, the Earl of Sandwich, and others who, for the most part, led ably and even brilliantly. Victories were frequent, and in fact the British conquered every American city at some stage of the Revolutionary War. Yet roiling political complexities at home, combined with the fervency of the fighting Americans, proved fatal to the British war effort. The book concludes with a penetrating assessment of the years after Yorktown, when the British achieved victories against the French and Spanish, thereby keeping intact what remained of the British Empire. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780300209402

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 18,86
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Andrew Jackson O Shaughnessy
Editore: Yale University Press, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
The Book Depository US
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. A unique account of the American Revolution, told from the perspective of the leaders who conducted the British war effort The loss of America was a stunning and 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, but were they? This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew O Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were able to achieve their surprising victory. In interlinked biographical chapters, the author follows the course of the war from the perspectives of King George III, Prime Minister Lord North, military leaders including General Burgoyne, the Earl of Sandwich, and others who, for the most part, led ably and even brilliantly. Victories were frequent, and in fact the British conquered every American city at some stage of the Revolutionary War. Yet roiling political complexities at home, combined with the fervency of the fighting Americans, proved fatal to the British war effort. The book concludes with a penetrating assessment of the years after Yorktown, when the British achieved victories against the French and Spanish, thereby keeping intact what remained of the British Empire. Codice libro della libreria AAC9780300209402

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 18,86
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

7.

O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson
Editore: Yale University Press (2014)
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria 0300209401

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 16,30
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,57
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

8.

Andrew Jackson O Shaughnessy
Editore: Yale University Press, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 10
Da
Book Depository hard to find
(London, Regno Unito)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press, United States, 2014. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Language: English . This book usually ship within 10-15 business days and we will endeavor to dispatch orders quicker than this where possible. Brand New Book. A unique account of the American Revolution, told from the perspective of the leaders who conducted the British war effort The loss of America was a stunning and 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, but were they? This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew O Shaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were able to achieve their surprising victory. In interlinked biographical chapters, the author follows the course of the war from the perspectives of King George III, Prime Minister Lord North, military leaders including General Burgoyne, the Earl of Sandwich, and others who, for the most part, led ably and even brilliantly. Victories were frequent, and in fact the British conquered every American city at some stage of the Revolutionary War. Yet roiling political complexities at home, combined with the fervency of the fighting Americans, proved fatal to the British war effort. The book concludes with a penetrating assessment of the years after Yorktown, when the British achieved victories against the French and Spanish, thereby keeping intact what remained of the British Empire. Codice libro della libreria BZV9780300209402

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 19,92
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
Da: Regno Unito a: U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

9.

Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. A unique account of the American Revolution, told from the perspective of the leaders who conducted the British war effort The loss of America was a stunning and unexpected defeat for the .Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 466 pages. 0.626. Codice libro della libreria 9780300209402

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 21,26
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: GRATIS
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

10.

Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
Editore: Yale University Press
ISBN 10: 0300209401 ISBN 13: 9780300209402
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 3
Da
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Yale University Press. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Paperback. 480 pages. Dimensions: 9.2in. x 6.1in. x 1.4in.The loss of America was a stunning and 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, but were they This intriguing book makes a different argument. Weaving together the personal stories of ten prominent men who directed the British dimension of the war, historian Andrew OShaughnessy dispels the incompetence myth and uncovers the real reasons that rebellious colonials were able to achieve their surprising victory. In interlinked biographical chapters, the author follows the course of the war from the perspectives of King George III, Prime Minister Lord North, military leaders including General Burgoyne, the Earl of Sandwich, and others who, for the most part, led ably and even brilliantly. Victories were frequent, and in fact the British conquered every American city at some stage of the Revolutionary War. Yet roiling political complexities at home, combined with the fervency of the fighting Americans, proved fatal to the British war effort. The book concludes with a penetrating assessment of the years after Yorktown, when the British achieved victories against the French and Spanish, thereby keeping intact what remained of the British Empire. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Codice libro della libreria 9780300209402

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 18,78
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,39
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

Vedi altre copie di questo libro

Vedi tutti i risultati per questo libro