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  • Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It
    Views : 38
    Pages : 464

    by: Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Publisher: pKnopf

    Book Description

    European allies supplied arms, ammunition, uniforms, savvy commanders, engineers, and soldiers to aid the American Revolution.

    The newly proclaimed United States was not the only nation that wanted Great Britain out of North America in 1776. After being defeated by Britain in the Seven Years’ War, France and Spain were eager to show ... more

    Publish on

    2016-11-15

    ISBN-10: 1101875240

    ISBN-13: 9781101875247

    Language: English

  • Measure of the Earth: The Enlightenment Expedition That Reshaped Our World
    Views : 127
    Pages : 376

    by: Larrie D. Ferreiro

    Publisher: pBasic Books

    Book Description

    A sophisticated work tracing the arduous mid-18th-century international expedition to the Latin American equator to determine the “figure of the earth.”

    The reigning scientific debate of the Enlightenment concerned the shape of the earth—was it round or flat at the poles? France’s Academy of Sciences, founded by Louis XIV’s Min ... more

    Publish on

    2011-05-31

    ISBN-10: 0465017231

    ISBN-13: 9780465017232

    Language: English