Books by Barnet Schecter and Complete Book Reviews

Barnet Schecter, Author . Walker $28 (448p) ISBN 978-0-8027-1374-2
Schecter here presents in sometimes overwhelming detail the story of New York from the beginning of the American Revolution in the spring of 1775 to the city's evacuation by the British late in 1783. The military operations of 1776 are the...
Barnet Schecter, Author . Walker $27 (434p) ISBN 978-0-8027-1439-8
The 1863 draft riots in New York City, the bloodiest in the nation's history, emerge as a microcosm of the convoluted and contradictory politics of the Civil War era in this absorbing study. Historian Schecter (The Battle for New York: The City...
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