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Author Martin, James Kirby, 1943-

Title Benedict Arnold, revolutionary hero : an American warrior reconsidered / James Kirby Martin.

Imprint New York : New York University Press, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Arnold,B MAR    Available
Description xvii, 535 p., [24] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : treason! treason! treason! black as hell -- A childhood of legends -- A person to be reckoned with in New Haven -- Irrepressible acts of martial resistance -- The provincial politics of rebellion -- Into the howling Maine wilderness -- Hannibalian breakthrough to Quebec -- Liberty or death at the walls of Quebec -- A winter's worth of making brick without straw -- Reduced to a great rabble -- Malevolent spirits in the summer of 1776 -- A most tenacious naval commander -- The valiant defense of Lake Champlain -- Fundamental matters of military rank and personal honor -- The humiliating part of a faithful soldier -- An unsettled return to the northern theater -- The Battles of Saratoga -- A violated right not fully restored -- Epilogue : the current coinage of ingratitude.
Subject Arnold, Benedict, 1741-1801.
United States. Continental Army -- Biography.
American loyalists -- Biography.
Generals -- United States -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
ISBN 0814755607 (alk. paper) : $34.95

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