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  • Jacksonian and Antebellum Age: People and Perspectivesby Mark Cheathem

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 87.00

    Jacksonian and Antebellum Age: People and Perspectives spans the "age of the common man" by focusing on the everyday citizens who helped drive the big social changes of the times?or were simply caught up in them. The coverage takes readers into the lives of the frontiersmen, townspeople, women, children, religious groups, abolitionists, slaves,... more...

  • James Madison and the Spirit of Republican Self-Governmentby Colleen A. Sheehan

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 24.00

    Sheehan argues that Madison's vision for the new nation was informed by the idea of republican self-government. more...

  • La bandera de estrellas centelleantes (The Star-Spangled Banner)by Stephanie Macceca

    Shell Education 2010; US$ 6.99

    The Star-Spangled Banner: Song and Flag of Independence takes students through the events that lead to the writing of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” TheStudents learn about the widow, Mary Pickersgill, her efforts to make a flag for the War of 1812, and how the flag later inspired Key to create his famous poem. 20pp. more...

  • The Last Founding Fatherby Harlow Giles Unger

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 17.50

    Award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger recounts the life of James Monroe, who dedicated himself to serving his country and building America?s future. more...

  • Mr. Adams's Last Crusadeby Joseph Wheelan

    PublicAffairs 2009; US$ 15.95

    When John Quincy Adams—the sixty-three-year-old former president, U.S. senator, secretary of state, and diplomat—was elected to the House of Representatives by his Massachusetts neighbors, he embarked on a spectacular late-life career. He became Congress?s most acerbic and influential critic of slavery as well as a tireless proponent for human freedoms... more...

  • The Naval War of 1812by Theodore Roosevelt

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 17.00

    Published when Theodore Roosevelt was only twenty-three years old, The Naval War of 1812 was immediately hailed as a literary and scholarly triumph, and it is still considered the definitive book on the subject. It caused considerable controversy for its bold refutation of earlier accounts of the war, but its brilliant analysis and balanced tone... more...

  • Old Hickory's Nephewby Mark R. Cheathem

    LSU Press 2007; US$ 24.95

    Though remembered largely by history as Andrew Jackson's nephew, Andrew Jackson Donelson was himself a significant figure in nineteenth-century America: a politician, planter, diplomat, newspaper editor, and vice-presidential candidate. His relationship with his uncle and mentor defined his life, as he struggled to find the political and personal success... more...

  • Patriotic Fireby Winston Groom

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.95

    December 1814: its economy in tatters, its capital city of Washington, D.C., burnt to the ground, a young America was again at war with the militarily superior English crown. With an enormous enemy armada approaching New Orleans, two unlikely allies teamed up to repel the British in one of the greatest battles ever fought in North America. The defense... more...

  • The Pendulum of Warby Richard Feltoe

    Dundurn 2013; US$ 9.99

    The second of six books in the series Upper Canada Preserved ? War of 1812 tells of the events of 1813, such as the U.S. attack on York (today's Toronto), the Battles of Stoney Creek, Fort George, and Beaver Dams, and inter-tribal conflicts among the Natives, and showcases anew the exploits of Laura Secord, James FitzGibbon, and others. more...

  • Privilege vs. Equality: Civil-Military Relations in the Jacksonian Era, 1815-1845by Robert Wettemann

    ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 49.00

    Between 1815-1860, the tiny American army took on many new and often daunting tasks. In the face of civil opposition to the very existence of a professional military, the first battle officers and supporters had to win after 1815 was that of simply preserving some small professional force. As American interests expanded further west and conflict... more...