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The frontier war for American independence

by William R. Nester

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Published by Stackpole Books in Mechanicsburg, PA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Frontier and pioneer life -- United States.,
    • Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1775-1783.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns.,
    • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, Indian.,
    • United States -- Territorial expansion.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-414) and index.

      StatementWilliam R. Nester.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE230 .N47 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination423 p. :
      Number of Pages423
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3678258M
      ISBN 100811700771
      LC Control Number2003018723

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      The First Way of War: American War Making on the Frontier (review) Robert G. Angevine Technology and Culture, Vol Number 2, April , pp. (Review)Author: Robert Angevine. Don Higginbotham is Dowd Professor of History and Peace, War, and Defense at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His books include "The War of American Independence", "George Washington and the American Military Tradition", and "War and Society in Revolutionary America".5/5(1).

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`The Frontier War for American Independence' is a barren desert of a book with nary an oasis of refreshment between its covers. The subject matter is both important and potentially fascinating, but Mr. Nester has no sense of its inherent drama, and cannot weave an interesting tale even from this, the most promising of by: 4.

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Nester has no sense of its inherent drama, and cannot weave an interesting tale even from this, the most promising of material/5. "The frontier war for their nation's independence is little known to most Americans," writes historian William R. Nester. The American Revolution is commonly associated with specific -- and now nearly mythical -- locales such as the heights above Boston, the frozen Delaware River, and the snow-covered shanties at Valley Forge inbut pivotal events took place in the wooded.

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The Frontier war for American Independence. By William R. Nester (Mechanicsburg, PA, Stackpole Books, ) The threat to American family, land, and home was the greatest factor pushing Americans to go to war for independence.

Many historians see the American Revolution as a defining moment in the struggle for North America, and one with momentous consequences for native peoples. William R. Nester offers a comprehensive military and diplomatic history of that conflict in The Frontier War for American Independence.

He argues that the frontier war was “at once Author: Gregory T. Knouff. The Western theater of the American Revolutionary War (–) was the area of conflict west of the Appalachian Mountains, the region which became the Northwest Territory of the United States as well as the states of Kentucky, Tennessee, and western war was fought primarily between American Indians with their British allies in Detroit, and American settlers south and east of Location: Ohio Valley and Great Lakes region.

The border wars of Kansas and Missouri at the time immediately preceding the Civil War would be famed in song and story, had not the greater conflict between North and South wiped all that out of memory. Even the North was divided over the great question of the repeal of the Missouri Compromise.

Alabama, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana. Buy a cheap copy of Frontier War for American Independence book by William R.

Nester. Free shipping over $ Frontier Rebels makes for a good read, a lost bit of American history in a greater colonial epic in need of telling.

It would work better sticking to its story as an example of a lost history of the Revolutionary War frontier. The book has well prepared maps and a useful glossary of.

The frontier war for American Independence, at once genocidal and decisive, is obscured within the American Revolution's broader history and even more powerfully vivid and enduring myths.

But the largely conventional war along the eastern seaboard was paralleled and at times intersected by a war without mercy along the frontier. Battles won or lost there could and did decide the revolution's by: 4.

Patrick Spero is the Librarian and Director of the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia, the oldest learned society in the United States, and the author of Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, — and Frontier Country: The Politics of War in Early previously taught history at Williams College.

Using lively and persuasive prose, [Spero] resets the common account of the American Revolution, moving it from New England to the perilous Western frontier and reveals that the West played a crucial role in the fight for American independence.

Frontier Rebels is an important contribution to the ongoing reassessment of the founding of the : Norton, W. & Company, Inc.

The Frontier War for American William R. Nester. Mechanicsburg, Pa.: Stackpole Books, ISBN Maps. Notes. Bibliography. Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, The untold story of the “Black Boys,” a rebellion on the American frontier in that sparked the American Revolution.

Inthe Seven Years’ War ended in a spectacular victory for the British. “It was noted of Smailholm in Roxburghshire, for instance, that many young men from the parish had joined the army and navy during the American War of Independence and never came back home.” ― T.M.

Devine, The Scottish Clearances: A History of the Dispossessed, - Frontier Country The Politics of War in Early Pennsylvania Patrick Spero.

pages | 6 x 9 | 22 illus. Paper | ISBN | $s | Outside the Americas £ Ebook editions are available from selected online vendors A volume in the series Early American Studies View table of contents "This important new work takes what some have called 'the f-word' of American history.

The myth of an infinite frontier in 19th-century America also papered over the conflict raging in the United States as working-class movements for greater social and economic equality—some of.

In spellbinding detail, Frontier Rebels reveals an often-overlooked truth: the West played a crucial role in igniting the flame of American independence.

Patrick Spero is the Librarian and Director of the American Philosophical Society Library in Philadelphia. A List of the Best Revolutionary War Historical Fiction. Beth McCrea. Winner of the American Library Association's Notable Book Award.

"Based upon a true story, The Hessian tells the story of the capture, trial, and execution of a Hessian drummer boy by Americans during the Revolution. At the heart of the story is a Quaker family, who hide. Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, – by Patrick Spero book review.

Click to read the full review of Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West, – in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Robert : Patrick Spero.

Frontier Rebels: The Fight for Independence in the American West,by Patrick Spero (W.W. Norton & Company, ). In most standard histories of the Revolution, affairs in the west are often seen, somewhat understandably, as little more than a sideshow to the rebellion that unfolded on the eastern seaboard.8/