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Almost a Miracle

The American Victory in the War of Independence

by John Ferling

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages704
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7391483M
ISBN 100195181212
ISBN 109780195181210

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Almost a Miracle by John Ferling Download PDF EPUB FB2

Almost a Miracle is a very well written, one volume, and strategic history of the military action in the American War of Independence. In a little over pages of text, Ferling attempts to show how and why the American forces won a war that at the beginning was beyond reasonable to expect/5.

The title of the book is called "Almost a Miracle" and this is the premise that Dr. Ferling sets out to explore. How the Americans actually won the war for independence is in many ways inexplicable. We had great military leaders but they were met by formidable opponents who had superior numbers and experience.

George Almost a Miracle book was a great /5(). The title of the book is called "Almost a Miracle" and this is the premise that Dr.

Ferling sets out to explore. Almost a Miracle book the Americans actually won the war for independence is in many ways inexplicable. We had great military leaders but they were met by formidable opponents who had superior numbers and experience.

George Washington was a great Cited by: 3. "John Ferling is a national resource, and Almost a Miracle is a splendid combination of subject with a superb historian writing at the peak of his powers. Ferling's brilliant book makes an important contribution to the scholarship of the Revolution while telling a gripping story that every American must know."—Michael Beschloss, author of /5(18).

Almost a Miracle is a Big Book on the American Revolution that belongs on every history buff's book Published by User, 12 years ago George Washington remarked that America's victory in the Revolutionary War ()was almost a by: 3.

Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence. by John Ferling, Oxford University Press, New York,$ To senior historian John Ferling, the American Revolution was a race to see which side would lose first.

Throughout the aptly titled Almost a Miracle, he remains sharply critical of actors on both sides of the. Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence John E.

Ferling, Author. Oxford Univ. $ (p) ISBN. John Ferling talked about his book [Almost A Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence], published by Oxford University Press.

In. Almost a Miracle offers an illuminating portrait of America's triumph, offering vivid descriptions of all the major engagements, from the first shots fired on Lexington Green to the surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown, revealing how these battles often hinged on intangibles such as leadership under fire, heroism, good fortune, blunders /5(9).

Almost a Miracle offers an illuminating portrait of America's triumph, offering vivid descriptions of all the major engagements, revealing how these battles often hinged on intangibles such as leadership under fire, heroism, good fortune, blunders, tenacity, and surprise.

The author paints sharp-eyed portraits of the key figures in the war. Epic!. That word not only describes the American Revolution itself, but John Ferling’s mammoth tome Almost a Miracle, The American Victory in the War of Independence.

This nearly page work must be the most comprehensive account of the military history of the American Revolution in existence. It is certainly among the best-written. Having taken. Almost A Miracle The American Victory in the War of Independence John Ferling.

Award-winning historian John Ferling transports readers to the grim realities of the Revolutionary War, capturing an eight-year conflict filled with heroism, suffering, cowardice, betrayal, and fierce dedication. Almost A Miracle: The American Victory in the War of Independence by John Ferling.

In this gripping chronicle of America's struggle for independence, award-winning historian John Ferling transports readers to the grim realities of that war, capturing an eight-year conflict filled with heroism, suffering, cowardice, betrayal, and fierce dedication.

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Finally, Almost a Miracle takes readers inside the legislative chambers and plush offices of diplomats to reveal countless decisions that altered the course of this war. The story that unfolds is at times a tale of folly, at times one of appalling misinformation and confusion, and now and then one of insightful and dauntless statesmanship/5(7).

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Little did the doctor know his patient was curing her cancer at home with perhaps the most effective /5(8). ALMOST A MIRACLE: The American Victory in the War of Independence By John Ferling Oxford University Press, $ Reviewed by Randall Radic. The title of John Ferling’s unrestrained work is Almost A the adverb from the title and the sheer virtuosity and genius of the book is accurately expressed.

Get this from a library. Almost a miracle: the American victory in the War of Independence. [John E Ferling] -- Describes the military history of the American Revolution and the grim realities of the eight-year conflict while offering descriptions of the major engagements on land and sea and the decisions that.

The famous battles (Bunker Hill, Yorktown) and familiar names (Paul Revere, John Paul Jones) are all in "Almost a Miracle." (The book's title comes from Washington's own description of the war.).

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The book encompasses the war, leaders, political impacts and military strategies that indeed justified the title of being a miracle.Almost a Miracle offers an illuminating portrait of America's triumph, offering vivid descriptions of all the major engagements, from the first shots fired on Lexington Green to the surrender of General Cornwallis at Yorktown, revealing how these battles often hinged on intangibles such as leadership under fire, heroism, good fortune, blunders.