The Howe dynasty : the untold story of a military family and the women behind Britain's wars for America
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New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2021].
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Book
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First edition.
ISBN
9781631490613, 1631490613
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xiii, 462 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps, genealogical table ; 25 cm
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Adult (4th Floor) - Adult New Nonfiction
973.3092 Fla
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Published
New York, NY : Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., [2021].
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9781631490613, 1631490613
UPC
40030656669

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"Finally revealing the family's indefatigable women among its legendary military figures, The Howe Dynasty recasts the British side of the American Revolution. In December 1774, Benjamin Franklin met Caroline Howe, the sister of British Admiral Richard and General William Howe, in a London drawing room for "half a dozen Games of Chess." As Julie Flavell reveals, the games concealed a matter of the utmost diplomatic urgency, a last-ditch attempt to forestall the outbreak of war. Aware that the Howes, both the men and the women, have seemed impenetrable to historians, Flavell investigated the letters of Caroline Howe, which have been overlooked for centuries. Using these revelatory documents, Flavell provides a compelling reinterpretation of England's famous family across four wars, centering on their enigmatic roles in the American Revolution. The Howe Dynasty interweaves action-packed stories of North American military campaigns-including the Battles of Bunker Hill and Long Island-with parlor-room intrigues back in England, creating a riveting narrative that brings alive the influence of these extraordinary women in both peacetime and war"--,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Flavell, J. (2021). The Howe dynasty: the untold story of a military family and the women behind Britain's wars for America (First edition.). Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Flavell, Julie. 2021. The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain's Wars for America. Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Flavell, Julie. The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain's Wars for America Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Flavell, Julie. The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain's Wars for America First edition., Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2021.

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