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Paper ISBN 978-0-8078-4576-9
Copyright 1984 by the University of North Carolina Press
An Award-Winning Book
Jamestown Prize (1982)
Distinguished Book Award, Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York (1987)
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“Anderson has struck exactly the right chord for a correct understanding of the military relationship between the British professional army and the Massachusetts soldiery in mid-eighteenth century. . . . This pathbreaking interpretation is important to every student of the colonial wars and the American Revolution.”
--Douglas E. Leach
“Never before have we had so detailed and insightful a potrayal of the impact of military affairs and war on the shaping of American colonial society. . . . It is a first-rate example of that ‘new’ military history which makes military history as it should be, an integral part of history at large.”
--Russell F. Weigley