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- McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 35.00
An epic story of one man?s devotion to the American cause In October 1776, four years before Benedict Arnold?s treasonous attempt to hand control of the Hudson River to the British, his patch-work fleet on Lake Champlain was all that stood between British forces and a swift end to the American rebellion. Benedict Arnold?s Navy is the dramatic... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 26.95
One shining yet overlooked moment that changed the course of the Revolutionary War In the opening months of 1781, General George Washington feared his army would fail to survive another campaign season. The spring and summer only served to reinforce his despair, but in late summer the changing circumstances of war presented a once-in-a-war opportunity... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 35.00
In 1775 General George Washington secretly armed a handful of small ships and sent them to sea against the world's mightiest navy. From the author of the critically acclaimed Benedict Arnold's Navy , here is the story of how America's first commander-in-chief--whose previous military experience had been entirely on land--nursed the fledgling... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Then call us Rebels if you will we glory in the name, for bending under unjust laws and swearing faith to an unjust cause, we count as greater shame. -- Richmond Daily Dispatch, May 12, 1862 April 12, 1861. With one jerk of a lanyard, one shell arching into the sky, years of tension explode into civil war. And for those men who do not know in which... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99
Shortly after Thomas Marlowe's arrival in Williamsburg, Virginia, all in that newfound capital city are speaking his name. With the bounty from his years as a pirate--a life he intends to renounce and keep forever secret--he purchases a fine plantation from a striking young widow, and soon after kills the favorite son of one of Virginia's most powerful... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
In 1706, war still rages in Europe, and the tobacco planters of the Virginia colony's tidewater struggle against shrinking markets and pirates lurking off the coast. But American seafarers have found a new source of wealth: the Indian Ocean and ships carrying fabulous treasure to the great Mogul of India. Faced with ruin, former pirate Thomas Marlowe... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
At the outbreak of the Civil War, North and South quickly saw the need to develop the latest technology in naval warfare, the ironclad ship. After a year-long scramble to finish first, in a race filled with intrigue and second guessing, blundering and genius, the two ships -- the Monitor and the Merrimack -- after a four-hour battle, ended the... more...
- McBooks Press 2004; US$ 9.99
Fed up with an outlaw existence, Calico Jack Rackam swears off the pirate life, until he meets Anne Bonny, a woman who would as soon stab a man as give him a good tumble—that is, unless he's a pirate. Soon Jack finds himself out on the high seas, with Anne by his side and his men spoiling for action. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 48.99
This book considers two intriguing issues. One is an exploration of the characteristics that determine success and failure in the academy's top post. The second is more complex but equally crucial: What is the impact of presidents on the ideals of the university? How do presidential leadership, rhetoric, and action connect to the fundamental beliefs... more...