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The Resource 1776 : excerpts from the acclaimed history, with letters, maps, and seminal artwork, David McCullough

1776 : excerpts from the acclaimed history, with letters, maps, and seminal artwork, David McCullough

Label
1776 : excerpts from the acclaimed history, with letters, maps, and seminal artwork
Title
1776
Title remainder
excerpts from the acclaimed history, with letters, maps, and seminal artwork
Statement of responsibility
David McCullough
Title variation
Seventeen seventy-six
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the American Revolution that draws on personal correspondence and period diaries also features thirty-five removable facsimiles of historical documents, including Washington's commissions as commander-in-chief
Summary
Draws on personal correspondence and period diaries to present a history of the American Revolution that ranges from the siege of Boston, to the American defeat at Brooklyn and retreat across New Jersey, to the American victory at Trenton
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2005.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
154999
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCullough, David G
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • facsimiles
Index
index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1300
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Toy and movable books
  • Toy and movable books
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Toy and movable books
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
1776 : excerpts from the acclaimed history, with letters, maps, and seminal artwork, David McCullough
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Contains a new introduction, copies of eighteenth-century paintings, and 37 removable replicas of letters, maps, and historic documents in 10 envelopes secured with the congressional seal
  • Issued in slipcase
Accompanying material
37 facsimiles
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Siege: Sovereign duty -- Rabble in arms -- Dorchester heights -- Fateful summer: Lines are drawn -- Field of battle -- Long retreat: Fortune frowns -- Darkest hour -- Acknowledgments -- Source notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn153578341
Dimensions
31 cm +
Edition
The illustrated ed.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781416542100
Lccn
2007282595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)153578341
Label
1776 : excerpts from the acclaimed history, with letters, maps, and seminal artwork, David McCullough
Publication
Note
  • Contains a new introduction, copies of eighteenth-century paintings, and 37 removable replicas of letters, maps, and historic documents in 10 envelopes secured with the congressional seal
  • Issued in slipcase
Accompanying material
37 facsimiles
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-251) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Siege: Sovereign duty -- Rabble in arms -- Dorchester heights -- Fateful summer: Lines are drawn -- Field of battle -- Long retreat: Fortune frowns -- Darkest hour -- Acknowledgments -- Source notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Control code
ocn153578341
Dimensions
31 cm +
Edition
The illustrated ed.
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9781416542100
Lccn
2007282595
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)153578341

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