6 edition of Guineas and gunpowder found in the catalog.
Guineas and gunpowder
John M. Sherwig
Bibliography: p. 370-380.
|Statement||[by] John M. Sherwig.|
|LC Classifications||DA520 .S45|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 393 p.|
|Number of Pages||393|
|LC Control Number||69012736|
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Sherwig’s well written and researched book focuses on the Guineas and Gunpowder that accompanied British diplomacy in its struggle against revolutionary and Napoleonic France. The book shows how the use of money developed from a contractual agreement on the use of troops like it had been during most of the 18th century to support for cash /5.
Guineas and Gunpowder Since the Battle of Waterloo, many books have been written about the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars, yet John Sherwig deals with an important aspect of those struggles that has been almost totally neglected: Britain’s heavy financial aid and arms shipments to her Continental allies.
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Guineas and Gunpowder Details Author(s): John M. Sherwig Edition: Originally published Publisher: Harvard University Press eISBN. Guineas and Gunpowder by John M.
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