Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution

TitleBunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsPhilbrick, Nathaniel
Number of Pages398
CityNew York

In the opening volume of his American Revolution series, the author turns his eye to pre-Revolutionary Boston and the spark that ignited the American Revolution. In the aftermath of the Boston Tea Party and the violence at Lexington and Concord, the conflict escalated and skirmishes gave way to outright war in the Battle of Bunker Hill. It was the bloodiest conflict of the revolutionary war, and the point of no return for the rebellious colonists. The author provides a new view of the story and its dynamic personalities, including John Adams, Samuel Adams, John Hancock, Paul Revere, and George Washington. 

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