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The Hessians

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The Hessians are infamous in American history for their role as part of the British forces sent to crush the colonists' rebellion in 1776. Yet these German auxiliaries, or mercenaries were only one instance of a frequent military practice, approved by international jurists of the time and used by the British in all their eighteenth-century wars. This study (dealing with one of the six contingents known inaccurately as the Hessians) is the first to make extensive use of manuscript sources in Germany, Britain and America to ...

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0521228840

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9780521228848

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The Hessians
2002, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521526371

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The Hessians
1980, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521228848

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