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- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 42.95
As one of the Patriot leaders in the Carolinas, the partisan campaign conducted by Brigadier General Francis Marion and his irregular force during the American Revolution prevented South Carolina from completely succumbing to British control during the period between the capture of Charleston in May 1780 and the start of Major General Nathanael Greene?s... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 17.99
Here is a brisk, accessible, and vivid introduction to arguably the most important event in the history of the United States--the American Revolution. Between 1760 and 1800, the American people cast off British rule to create a new nation and a radically new form of government based on the idea that people have the right to govern themselves. In this... more...
- Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2011; US$ 17.99
Read about the forgotten half of the American Revolution and those tough, independent dames who helped make it happen. Listen up! You've all heard about the great men who led and fought during the American Revolution; but did you know that the guys only make up part of the story? What about the women? The girls? The dames? Didn't they play a part?... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 26.95
Asians have settled in every country in the Western Hemisphere; some are recent arrivals, other descendents of immigrants who arrived centuries ago. Bringing together essays by thirteen scholars from the humanities and social sciences, Displacements and Diasporas explores this genuinely transnational Asian American experience-one that crosses... more...
- Sourcebooks 2012; US$ 14.99
" This is 'you are there' history at its best... [ Reporting the Revolutionary War ] lets us see and feel how events unfolded for the people who lived them."?American History For the colonists of the new world, the years of the American Revolution were a time of upheaval and rebellion. History boils it down to a few key events and has embodied... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 15.99
In the dramatic few years when colonial Americans were galvanized to resist British rule, perhaps nothing did more to foment anti-British sentiment than the armed occupation of Boston. As If an Enemy's Country is Richard Archer's gripping narrative of those critical months between October 1, 1768 and the winter of 1770 when Boston was an occupied... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2009; US$ 22.00
On 15 March 1781, the armies of Nathanael Greene and Lord Charles Cornwallis fought one of the bloodiest and most intense engagements of the American Revolution at the Guilford Courthouse in piedmont North Carolina. Although victorious, Cornwallis declared the conquest of the Carolinas impossible. He made the fateful decision to march into Virginia,... more...
- Threshold Editions 2009; US$ 11.99
In any era, great Americans inspire us to reach our full potential. They know with conviction what they believe within themselves. They understand that all actions have consequences. And they find commonsense solutions to the nation?s problems. ? One such American, Thomas Paine, was an ordinary man who changed the course of history by penning Common... more...