The Resource America's first ally : France in the Revolutionary War, Norman Demarais

America's first ally : France in the Revolutionary War, Norman Demarais

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America's first ally : France in the Revolutionary War
Title
America's first ally
Title remainder
France in the Revolutionary War
Statement of responsibility
Norman Demarais
Title variation
France in the Revolutionary War
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
This is a comprehensive look at how France influenced the American Revolutionary War in a variety of ways; intellectually, financially, and militarily. It raises the crucial question of whether America could have won its independence without the aid of France. The book begins with an overview of the intellectual and ideological contributions of the French Enlightenment thinkers, called the philosophes, to the American and French revolutions. It then moves to cover the many forms of aid provided by France to support America during the Revolutionary War. This ranged from the covert aid France supplied America before her official entry into the war, and to the French outfitters and merchants who provided much-needed military supplies to the Americans. When the war began, the colonists thought the French would welcome an opportunity to retaliate and regain their country. France also provided naval assistance, particularly to the American privateers who harassed British shipping and contributed to the increased shipping rates which added to Great Britain's economic hardships
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Desmarais, Norman
Dewey number
973.324
Index
index present
LC call number
E
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • France
  • France
  • France
  • United States
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America's first ally : France in the Revolutionary War, Norman Demarais
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Covert aid -- Outfitters and suppliers -- Canada: the fourteenth colony -- Naval assistance -- Military aid -- Epilogue -- Appendix -- Abbreviations -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 304 pages
Isbn
9781612007014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1091685375
  • 1842146
  • (OCoLC)on1091685375
Label
America's first ally : France in the Revolutionary War, Norman Demarais
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographic references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Covert aid -- Outfitters and suppliers -- Canada: the fourteenth colony -- Naval assistance -- Military aid -- Epilogue -- Appendix -- Abbreviations -- Endnotes -- Bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 304 pages
Isbn
9781612007014
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1091685375
  • 1842146
  • (OCoLC)on1091685375

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