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Losing America, conquering India : Lord Cornwallis and the remaking of the British Empire / Chaim M. Rosenberg.

Author/creator Rosenberg, Chaim M. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2017]
Descriptionvii, 233 pages ; 26 cm
Subject(s)
Abstract "On October 19, 1781, British general Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered his army at Yorktown, ending the Revolutionary War. Emulating Cornwallis's sense of duty to king and country, they vigorously pursued the conquest of India, put down the 1798 Irish Rebellion, defended Canada, defeated the Dutch at the Cape of Good Hope, occupied Ceylon and battled Napoleon"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formBiography.
Genre/formHistory.
Genre/formMilitary history.
LCCN 2017035529
ISBN9781476668123
ISBN1476668124 paperback alkaline paper

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