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The War of American Independence
Abarca, Ramon E. "Classical Diplomacy and Bourbon 'Revanche' Strategy, 1763-1770." Review of Politics, 32 (July 1970), pp. 313-337.
Alsop, Susan Mary. Yankees at Court: The First Americans in Paris. Garden City: Doubleday, 1982.
Auger, Helen. The Secret War of Independence. New York: Duell, Sloan, and Pierce, 1955.
Barton, H. A. "Sweden and the War of American Independence." William and Mary Quarterly, 3d Ser., 23 (July 1966), pp. 408-430.
Bates, Helen B. "Two Bourbon Ministers and Arthur Lee." Hispanic American Historical Review, 13 (November 1933), pp. 489-492.
Bemis, Samuel Flagg. The Diplomacy of the American Revolution. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1957.
Bou, Pedro Voltes. "La Tentativa de Mediacíon de España en la Guerra de Independencia de los Estados Unidos." Revista de Indias, 27 (July-December 1967), pp. 313-334.
Brown, Margaret L. "William Bingham, Agent of the Continental Congress in Martinique." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 61 (January 1937), pp. 54-87.
Clark, George L. Silas Deane, a Connecticut Leader in the American Revolution. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1913.
Coe, Samuel Gwynn. The Mission of William Carmichael to Spain. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1928.
Corwin, Edward. French Policy and the American Alliance of 1778. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1916.
-----. "The French Objective in the American Revolution." American Historical Review, 21 (October 1915), pp. 33-61.
Crout, Robert Rhodes. "Pierre-Emmanuel de la Plaigne and Georgia's Quest for French Aid During the War of
Independence." Georgia Historical Quarterly, 60 (Summer 1976), pp. 176-184.
Deane, Silas. "The Deane Papers, 1774-1790." Edited by Charles Isham. 5 vols. New-York Historical Society Collections for 1887-1890.
----. "Correspondence of Silas Deane, delegate to the first and second Congress at Philadelphia." Connecticut Historical Society Collections, 2 (1870), pp. 127-368.
----. "The Deane Papers; correspondence between Silas Deane, his brother, and their business and political associates, 1771-1795." Connecticut Historical Society Collections, 23 (1930), pp. 1-277.
Downing, Margaret B. "Oliver Pollock, Patriot and Financier." Illinois Catholic Historical Review, 2 (October 1919), pp. 196-207.
Dull, Jonathan Romer. The French Navy and American Independence: A Study of Arms and Diplomacy, 1774-1787. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975.
- ----. A Diplomatic History of the American Revolution. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1985.
- ----. "France and the American Revolution: Questioning the Myths." Proceedings of the Western Society for French History, 1 (March 1974), pp. 110-119.
- ----. "The French Navy and American Independence: Naval Factors in French Diplomacy and War Strategy, 1774-1780." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of California at Berkeley, 1972.
Goold, William. "The French Treaty of 1778, Recognizing the Independence of the United States. How the Good News Came to Falmouth." Collections and Proceedings of the Maine Historical Society, 2d Ser., 1 (1890), pp. 29-43.
Hoffman, Ronald, and Peter J. Albert, editors. Diplomacy and Revolution: The Franco-American Alliance of 1778. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1981.
-----, and -----, editors. Peace and Peacemaking: The Treaty of 1783. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1986.
Hunningher, Benjamin. "Dutch-American Relations During the Revolution." New-York Historical Society Quarterly, 37 (April 1953), pp. 170-184.
Hutson, James H. John Adams and the Diplomacy of the American Revolution. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1980.
Irvine, Dallas D. "The Newfoundland Fishery: A French Objective in the War of American Independence." Canadian Historical Quarterly, 13 (September 1932), pp. 268-284.
Izard, Ralph. "Izard-Laurens Correspondence." [Edited by Mabel L. Webber.] South Carolina Historical and Genealogical Magazine, 22 (January, April, July 1921), pp. 1-11, 39-52, 73-88.
James, Coy Hilton. Silas Deane, Patriot or Traitor? [East Lansing]: Michigan State University Press, 1975.
James, James Alton. "Oliver Pollock, Financier of the Revolution in the West." Mississippi Valley Historical Review, 16 (June 1929), pp. 67-80.
-----. "Oliver Pollock and the Free Navigation of the Mississippi River." Mississippi Valley Historical Review, 19 (December 1932), pp. 331-347.
Kaplan, Lawrence S. "Toward Isolationism: the Jeffersonian Republicans and the Franco-American Alliance of 1778." Historical Reflections, 3 (Summer 1976), pp. 69-81.
Kite, Elizabeth. Beaumarchais and the War of American Independence. 2 vols. Boston: R. G. Badger, 1918.
- ----. Conrad Alexandre Gerard and American Independence. [Philadelphia]: N.p., 1921.
- ----. "The Continental Congress and France. Secret Aid and the Alliance 1776-1778." American Catholic Historical Society Records, 39 (June 1928), pp. 155-174.
Lafon, Roger. Beaumarchais, le brillant armateur. Paris: Societe d'editions geographiques, maritimes, et coloniales, 1928.
Lee, William. Letters of William Lee, sheriff and alderman of London; commercial agent of the Continental Congress in France; and minister to the courts of Vienna and Berlin, 1766-1783. Edited by Worthington Chauncey Ford. 3 vols. Brooklyn: Historical Printing Club, 1891.
Libiszowska, Zafia. "Polish Opinion of the American Revolution." Polish American Studies, 34 (Spring 1977), pp. 5-15.
Madriaga, Isabel de. Britain, Russia, and the Armed Neutrality of 1780. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962.
Martin, Gaston. "Commercial Relations Between Nantes and the American Colonies." Journal of Economic and Business History, 4 (August 1932), pp. 812-829.
Meng, John J. The Comte de Vergennes; European Phases of His American Diplomacy (1774-1780). Washington: Catholic University of America, 1932.
-----, editor. Dispatches and Instructions of Conrad Alexandre Gerard, 1778-1780: Correspondence of the First French Minister to the United States with the Comte de Vergennes. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1939.
Morris, Richard B. The Peacemakers: The Great Powers and American Independence. New York: Harper & Row, 1965.
-----. "The Great Peace of 1783." Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, 95 (1983), pp. 29-51.
Murphy, Orville T. Charles Gravier, Comte de Vergennes: French Diplomacy in the Age of Revolution, 1719-1787. Albany: State University of New York Press, 1982.
- ----. "The Battle of Germantown and the Franco-American Alliance of 1778." Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, 82 (January 1958), pp. 55-64.
- ----. "The Comte de Vergennes, the Newfoundland Fisheries, and the Peace Negotiations of 1783: A Reconsideration." Canadian Historical Review, 46 (March 1965), pp. 32-46.
- ----. "Charles Gravier de Vergennes: Profile of an Old Regime Diplomat." Political Science Quarterly, 83 (September 1968), pp. 400-418.
Nordholt, Jan Willem Schulte. The Dutch Republic and American Independence. Translated by Herbert H. Rowen. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1982.
-----. "The Recognition of the United States by the Dutch Republic." Massachusetts Historical Society Proceedings, 94 (1982), pp. 37-48.
Nunemaker, J. Horace. "Louisiana Anticipates Spain's Recognition of the Independence of the United States." Louisiana Historical Quarterly, 26 (July 1943), pp. 755-769.
Osinga, Jacob. "France, Vergennes and the American Independence, 1776-1783." Ph.D. Dissertation, Leyden University, 1980.
Patterson, David S. "The Department of State: The Formative Years 1775-1800." Prologue, 21 (Winter 1989), pp. 315-329.
Renaut, Francis Paul. Les Provinces-Unies et la Guerre d'Amérique, 1774-84. 3 vols. Paris: Editions de Granaouli, 1924-1932.
-----. La politique de propagande des Américains durant la guerre d'indépendance (1776-1783). 2 vols. Paris: Granaouli, 1922.
Ségur, Louis Philippe, comte de. Memoirs and recollections of Count Segur. 3 vols. London: H. Colburn, 1825-1826.
Singh, Roopnarine John. "French Foreign Policy 1763-1778, With Special Reference to the Caribbean." Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Oklahoma, 1972.
Stevens, Benjamin Franklin, compiler. B. F. Stevens's Facsimilies of Manuscripts in European Archives Relating to America, 1773-1783, With Descriptions, Editorial Notes, Collations, References and Translations. 24 vols. London: Malby & Sons, 1889-1895.
Stinchcombe, William C. The American Revolution and the French Alliance. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1969.
Storch, Neil T. "The Recall of Silas Deane." Connecticut Historical Society Bulletin, 38 (January 1973), pp. 30-32.
Toth, Charles W., editor. Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite: The American Revolution and the European Response. Troy, N.Y.: Whitston, 1989.
Trudel, Marcel. Louis XVI, le Congrès Américaine et la Canada 1774-1789. Quebec: Publications de l'Universite Laval, .
-----. "Le Traite de 1783 Laisse Le Canada à L'Angleterre." Revue d'Histoire de l'Amérique Française, 3 (September 1949), pp. 179-199.
Van Tyne, C. H. "French Aid Before the Alliance of 1778." American Historical Review, 31 (October 1925), pp. 20-40.
Wright, Almon R. "The Aranda Memorial: Genuine or Forged?" Hispanic American Historical Review, 18 (November 1938), pp. 445-460.