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  • Conquered into Libertyby Eliot A. Cohen

    Free Press 2011; US$ 17.00

    Americans often think of the Civil War as the conflict that consolidated the United States, including its military values and practices. But there was another, earlier, and more protracted struggle between ?North? and ?South,? beginning in the 1600s and lasting for more than two centuries, that shaped American geopolitics and military culture. Here,... more...

  • The Legacy of Fort William Henryby David R. Starbuck

    University Press of New England 2014; US$ 19.99

    A new set of stories about the fabled Fort William Henry, based on forensics and archeological finds more...

  • Archaeology of French and Indian War Frontier Fortsby Lawrence E. Babits; Stephanie Gandulla

    University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 79.95

    Fort Ticonderoga, the allegedly impenetrable star fort at the southern end of Lake Champlain, is famous for its role in the French and Indian War. But many other one-of-a-kind forts were instrumental in staking out the early American colonial frontier. On the 250th anniversary of this often-overlooked conflict, this volume musters an impressive range... more...

  • Die USA vor 1900by Willi Paul Adams

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2009; US$ 347.00

    Von den überseeischen Siedlergesellschaften der Europäer gelang es zuerst einem Teil der britischen Kolonien in Nordamerika, sich gewaltsam die staatliche Unabhängigkeit zu erkämpfen. Der faszinierende Aufstieg von einer Kleinstkolonie 1607 am Rande des von den Eingeborenen beherrschten "Virginia" zur um 1900 größten Industriemacht wird in acht Phasen... more...

  • A Leap in the Darkby John Ferling

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.99

    It was an age of fascinating leaders and difficult choices, of grand ideas eloquently expressed and of epic conflicts bitterly fought. This John Ferling's portrait of the American Revolution. more...

  • Empires at Warby William M. Fowler

    D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 19.95

    On September 13, 1759, after a daring and unexpected ascent up a steep bluff, Wolfe's English troops confronted Montcalm's French troops and Canadian irregulars on the Plains of Abraham. The battle that followed determined Canada's destiny, but it was only one of many confrontations on several continents in what historians consider the first global... more...

  • Northern Armageddonby D. Peter MacLeod

    D & M Publishers 2008; US$ 19.95

    The Battle of the Plains of Abraham is one of the pivotal events in North American and global history. This clash between British General James Wolfe and French General Louis-Joseph de Montcalm on September 13, 1759, led to the British victory in the Seven Years? War in North America, which in turn led to the creation of Canada and the United States... more...

  • Imperien revisited - Spanien und Portugalby Andreas Stucki; Francisco Javier Martínez Antonio; Ferrán Archilés; Francisco Bethencourt; Jan Philipp Reemtsma; Wolfgang Kraushaar

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 8.34

    Auch wenn die Vokabel "Imperialismus" nicht mehr zum Grundwortschatz der politischen Gegenwart gehört, prägen imperiale Vergangenheiten auch heute noch den Alltag europäischer Gesellschaften. So lohnt es sich, mit der neuen Ausgabe des Mittelweg 36 (6/2013) einen Blick auf Entwicklungen zu werfen, die in den vergangenen zwei Jahrzehnten die... more...

  • Cultures in Conflictby Warren R. Hofstra; Fred Anderson; Catherine Desbarats; Jonathan R. Dull; Allan Greer; Eric Hinderaker; Woody Holton; Paul Mapp; Timothy J. Shannon

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 29.99

    Cultures in Conflict addresses the broad pattern of events that framed this conflict's causes, the intercultural dynamics of its conduct, and its profound impact on subsequent events?most notably the American Revolution and a protracted Anglo-Indian struggle for continental control. Warren R. Hofstra has gathered the best of contemporary scholarship... more...

  • Betrayalsby Ian K. Steele

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 18.99

    On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William Henry surrendered to French forces, accepting the generous "parole of honor" offered by General Montcalm. As the column of British and colonials marched with their families and servants to Fort Edward some miles south, they were set upon by the Indian... more...