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The Howe Brothers and the American Revolution

Ira D. Gruber

Publisher: Omohundro Institute
Imprint: OIEAHC
Published: 05/1972
Reprint: 2011
Subject: Biography and Autobiography
Paperback ISBN: 9780807896754
eBook ISBN: 9780807838884


By focusing on the Howe brothers, their political connections, their relationships with the British ministry, their attitude toward the Revolution, and their military activities in America, Gruber answers the frequently asked question of why the British failed to end the American Revolution in its early years. This book supersedes earlier studies because of its broader research and because it elucidates the complex personal interplay between Whitehall and its commanders.

Originally published in 1972.

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