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By far the best on the topicMarch 1 2010
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One of the better books on the topic, Prof, Gentles combines background and narrative for a comprehensive and readable account of this era of British and Irish history. By surveying the background of the various topics at the beginning of each chapter, Gentle allows the reader to have all the necessary information to understand the issues that caused and lead to the outcomes of the revolution and various wars. The military narrative is not neglected and every campaign and battle is covered, although social and political topics are also dealt with. The maps are adequate. If ya gotta read just one book on the topic, make it this one.