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- Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. 2014; US$ 29.95
Like many historical events, the American Revolution is sometimes overlooked, ignored, or minimized by historians due to being shrouded in romantic myth and stubborn stereotypes. Here historian Phillip Thomas Tucker provides an in-depth look at the events of the Battle of Trenton, weeding out fiction and legend and presenting new insights and analysis.... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 19.95
"Much has been written about the famous conflicts and battlegrounds of the East during the American Revolution. Perhaps less familiar, but equally important and exciting, was the war on the western frontier, where Ohio Valley settlers fought for the land they had claimed -- and for their very lives. George Rogers Clark stepped forward to organize... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00
This book consists of seven stand-alone accounts of individuals who operated as spies during the American Revolutionary War. They were not trained as covert agents, which meant they had to develop their skills and techniques on their own, often while in the midst of the enemy where discovery meant almost certain death for them, and suffering and hardship... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99
In 1775, Americans made their first attempt to invade Canada. When the rebels attacked Quebec City, Carleton's motley army of militia, American loyalists, British regulars, and First Nations successfully managed to repel them, despite the odds. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 35.00
This is a comprehensive history of one of the greatest mysteries in American history--did Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, declare independence from Great Britain more than a year before anyone else? According to local legend, on May 20, 1775, in a log court house in the remote backcountry two dozen local militia leaders met to discuss the deteriorating... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2013; US$ 39.95
This book presents profiles of sixteen individuals born and raised in countries other than America who voluntarily joined the revolutionary cause. These men were writers, soldiers, merchants, sailors, guerilla fighters, pirates, financiers, and cavalry leaders. Each profile discusses the personal experiences that influenced the volunteer leader's... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 29.99
These four books from Doug Lennox?s popular trivia series provide answers to such queries about famous figures as: Who is the only left-handed person mentioned in the Bible? How did a dog named Gander become a Canadian war hero? and Which wife of England's Henry VIII had six fingers on one hand? more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
The American Revolution?an event that gave America its first real "story" as an independent nation, distinct from native and colonial origins?continues to live on in the public's memory, celebrated each year on July 4 with fireworks and other patriotic displays. But to identify as an American is to connect to a larger national narrative, one that... more...