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Author Webb, Stephen Saunders, 1937-

Title Marlborough's America / Stephen Saunders Webb.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2013.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    941.069 WEB    Available
Description xxii, 579 p., [44] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Series The Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history
Lewis Walpole series in eighteenth-century culture and history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface: army and empire -- Envoy: "The sunshine day" -- Winning America in Europe: précis -- Grand designs -- The march to the Danube -- Blenheim -- Greater Britain -- Ramillies and union -- "The endless war": précis -- Oudenarde -- Malplaquet -- The duke's decline -- Quebec and Bouchain -- Marlborough's America: précis -- The dreadful death of Daniel Parke -- Defending the Revolution: Robert Hunter in New York -- Alexander Spotswood: architect of empire -- Epilogue: the "golden adventure".
Subject Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke of, 1650-1722 -- Military leadership.
Imperialism -- History -- 18th century.
Military government of dependencies.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 18th century.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Administration.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1660-1714.
ISBN 9780300178593 (cloth : alk. paper)
030017859X (cloth : alk. paper)

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