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The Perils of Peace

By: Thomas Fleming

From Follett Includes bibliographical references (page 325-341) and index.;A potentially ruinous victory -- Diplomats in distress -- An empire on the brink -- The art of making something out of nothing -- Uncrowning a king -- Men talk peace, but there is no peace -- Loose cannons front and center -- A peace that surpasses understanding -- Will it be peace, or civil war? -- A runaway Congress vs. a berserk Parliament -- George Washington's tears. Examines the political and economic state of the new United States at the end of the Revolutionary War and how Washington was able to hold his depleated and weary army together until peace and independence arrived.