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The Battle for New York

The City at the Heart of the American Revolution

by Barnet Schecter

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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages464
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7360288M
ISBN 100142003336
ISBN 109780142003336

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What results is a good companion to Schecter's The Battle for New York, since Schecter essentially picks up where Ketchum leaves off, on the eve of war, and describes the struggles of the British to hold on to New York City.

Ketchum's book also includes an appendix of the principal characters. Recommended for medium to large public libraries/5(26). "The Battle for New York: The City at the Heart of the American Revolution" is one of those books that fulfills a large gap in our complete understanding of that war and that era in history.

For that reason, Mr. Schecter is to be thanked for his contribution. Read more. 26 people found this by: 6. The Battle for New York tells the story of how the city became the pivot on which the American Revolution turned: from the political and religious struggles of the s and early '70s that made the city a hotbed of political action to the campaign of that turned today's five boroughs and Westchester County into a series of battlefields to the seven years of British/5.

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