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Colonial history (1607-1775)

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  • American Coloniesby Alan Taylor

    Penguin Group US 2002; US$ 18.00

    With this volume, Alan Taylor challenges the traditional story of colonial history by examining the many cultures that helped make America. Transcending the usual Anglocentric version of our colonial past, he recovers the importance of Native American tribes, African slaves, and the rival empires of France, Spain, the Netherlands, and even Russia in... more...

  • Historic Events of Colonial Daysby Rupert S. Holland

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Early American history is brought to life in this thrilling collection of tales from the period surrounding the tumultuous birth of the nation. It's a must-read for history buffs, or for students seeking a much more enthralling take on topics like Puritanism, pirates, witchcraft, and slave revolts that are often recounted in a dry, musty manner... more...

  • The Politics of Piracyby Douglas R. Burgess Jr.

    ForeEdge from University Press of New England 2014; US$ 34.99

    The untold story of how colonial pirates transformed America and brought it to the brink of rebellion more...

  • Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783by Jeffrey H. Hacker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783 , the first volume in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes , provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the nation's formative era. It brings together informational text and primary documents that cover notable historic events... more...

  • Women in Early Americaby Dorothy A. Mays

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 95.00

    This volume offers details of the lives of early American women and showing how these women adapted to the challenges of daily life in the Colonies. The women of early America were not fighting for equal rights - they were struggling for basic survival. more...

  • Colonial America 1543-1763by Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    From the final decades of the 1500s through the mid-1700s, the North American continent witnessed a whirlwind of competition and colonization as European powers vied to establish their place in the northern reaches of the New World. Each power?whether England, France, Holland, Spain, or others?relied on strong-willed individuals who were driven by... more...

  • The Light and the Glory for Young Readers (Discovering God's Plan for America)by Peter Marshall; David Manuel; Anna Wilson Fishel

    Baker Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99

    These young readers' editions of the popular history texts reveal how God was at work in America's history from the very beginning. For ages 9-12. 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...

  • The English Literatures of Americaby Myra Jehlen; Michael Warner

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 61.95

    The English Literatures of America redefines colonial American literatures, sweeping from Newfoundland and Nova Scotia to the West Indies and Guiana. The book begins with the first colonization of the Americas and stretches beyond the Revolution to the early national period. Many texts are collected here for the first time; others are recognized... more...

  • The Human Tradition in Colonial Americaby Nancy L. Rhoden; Ian K. Steele

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 28.99

    The Human Tradition in Colonial America is an entertaining as well an enlightening book that brings the colonial period to life through the stories of the colorful participants who helped mold the British dependency that would eventually become the United States. more...