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- 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...
- 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...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 32.95
Dominick Mazzagetti presents an engaging account of the life of Charles Lee, the forgotten man of the American Revolution and in whose honor the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge?Fort Lee?was named. Mazzagetti analyzes Lee?s battlefield successes, his capture by the British, and the damning evidence of Lee?s traitorous abandonment of... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
The fledgling United States fought a war to achieve independence from Britain, but as John Adams said, the real revolution occurred “in the minds and hearts of the people” before the armed conflict ever began. Putting the practices of communication at the center of this intellectual revolution, Protocols of Liberty shows how American... more...
- Dundurn 2013; US$ 8.99
Fatherless fifteen-year-old Richard is befriended by a former military man in St. Catharines, Ontario. After attending army summer training camp in 1939, he joins the army at the start of the Second World War, lying about his age. He ships out to Britain for training. There he witnesses the Battle of Britain and is wounded during the Blitz. more...
- Short Books 2013; US$ 14.57
In November 1942, two nights after the Battle of El Alamein, a young British army officer was captured. As the Nazis deliberated about what to do with him, Richard Carver had particular reason to be afraid: unknown to anyone, he was the stepson of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, the Allied Commander who had just inflicted the first serious defeat... more...
- Casemate 2013; US$ 18.95
When the American Revolution began, the colonial troops had little hope of matching His Majestys highly trained, experienced British and German legions in confrontational battle. Indeed, Washingtons army suffered defeat after defeat in the first few years of the war, fighting bravely but mainly trading space for time. However, the Americans... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
The American Revolution describes and explains the crucial events in the history of the United States between 1763 and 1815, when settlers in North America rebelled against British authority, won their independence in a long and bloddy stuggle and created an enduring republic. Placing the political revolution at the core of the story, this book... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 0.99
Enormously popular and widely read pamphlet, first published in January of 1776, clearly and persuasively argues for American separation from Great Britain and paves the way for the Declaration of Independence. This highly influential landmark document attacks the monarchy, cites the evils of government and combines idealism with practical economic... more...