viii, 311 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 293-298) and index.
The global framework -- The revolution that made the war -- Foreign volunteers in the Continental Army -- The international British Army -- The search for supplies -- The Franco-American coalition -- The French and the Yorktown campaign -- Spain and the great siege of Gibraltar -- Bernardo de Gálvez clears the Mississippi Valley for Spain -- Gálvez takes West Florida -- The empress and armed neutrality -- The Netherlands and the coasts of Africa -- The war in the Caribbean -- Britain fights the European waters -- Carrying the war to Britain -- On the other side of the Earth -- Suffren challenges British seapower -- The powers and the peace.