By James L. Stokesbury

ISBN-10: 0061983489

ISBN-13: 9780061983481

The 1st one-volume survey of the yank Revolution that's either target and finished, this awesome narrative background strains the expansion of a clash that inexorably set the yankee colonies at the highway to independence. providing a lively chronicle of the struggle itself -- the campaigns and techniques, the leaders on either side, the issues of fielding and maintaining a military, and of preserving morale -- Stokesbury additionally brings the reader to the Peace of Paris in 1783 and into the miltarily exhausted, financially ruined but triumphant usa because it emerged to create a possible nationwide system.

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A year later, Schmidt succeeded Herzfeld as field director of the Oriental Institute’s excavations at Persepolis, bringing to an end the University Museum’s era of expansion. Now the Oriental Institute held sway. 44 On the eve of World War II, in 1938 and 1939, the Oriental Institute was present throughout the Near East. Herzfeld in Persia: Germany and the Near East, 1919–1933 Germany’s loss in World War I significantly altered its international standing as well as its commanding role in Near Eastern studies.

Alfred E. Cohn of the Rockefeller Institute, the committee’s chair. A new application for a grant was made today, and I thought it interesting enough to write to you about it. . Once here, says Professor Cook, Herzfeld will be in demand at a number of universities and hence is not at all worried about the prospect of a permanent place for him. In fact Dr. Cook goes so far as to say that if he can only get Herzfeld here, it isn’t likely that NYU will be inclined to part with him! . This proposal seemed one of the most brilliant presented to us lately, and worth about four or five ordinary applications.

223–25. The concentration on prehistoric sites, as noted below, will have intensified this development. 48 Vernoit, “Islamic Art and Architecture,” 37. 49 Walter Andrae, “Reise nach Babylon zur Teilung der Babylon-Funde,” MDOG 65 (1927): 7–27. ernst herzfeld and near eastern studies 21 research in and about the Near East. Funds were limited, however, and further reduced by the 1929 depression. Although the excavations at Uruk continued annually until 1939, the second campaign at Ctesiphon had to be canceled; it finally took place with support from the Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1930–31.

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