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Colonial history (1607-1775)

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  • Turning Points, Actual and Alternate Histories - Colonial America from Settlement to the Revolutionby Rodney P. Carlisle; J. Geoffrey Golson

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 85.00

    This work is a thought-provoking look at the original 13 colonies, presenting the facts and engaging the reader by using alternate history?what if key events had turned out differently??to help develop critical thinking skills. What would American history look like if Sweden had been more successful with its original colony in Delaware? How close did... more...

  • Events That Changed America in the Eighteenth Centuryby John E. Findling; Frank W. Thackeray

    Greenwood Publishing Group 1998; US$ 55.00

    This one-stop source offers students descriptions and analyses of 10 key events that affected 18th-century American history. It is designed to help students better understand these important historical events. Included are Jefferson's "Revolution of 1800", the Stamp Act, and the XYZ Affair. more...

  • Colonial Americaby Mary K. Geiter

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2002; US$ 125.00

    This volume deals with the development of the American colonies from the first permanent settlement at Jamestown to the independence of the 13 which became the USA. more...

  • America's Hidden Historyby Kenneth C. Davis

    HarperCollins 2008; US$ 21.99

    Kenneth C. Davis, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History , presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation's destiny and character. Davis's dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and bringing to light little-known but... more...

  • As If an Enemy's Countryby Richard Archer

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 15.99

    In the dramatic few years when colonial Americans were galvanized to resist British rule, perhaps nothing did more to foment anti-British sentiment than the armed occupation of Boston. As If an Enemy's Country is Richard Archer's gripping narrative of those critical months between October 1, 1768 and the winter of 1770 when Boston was an occupied... 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...

  • The Language of Liberty 1660?1832by J. C. D. Clark

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 40.00

    An important revisionary study which creates a new framework for Anglo-American relations before, during and after the War of Independence. more...

  • Leveled Texts for Social Studiesby Debra J. Housel

    Shell Education 2007; US$ 39.99

    Step into an earlier America to explore 15 different social studies topics ranging from exploring the New World to The Bill of Rights with these engaging texts. Leveled Texts for Social Studies: Early America is an award-winning resource designed to help all students grasp important historical people and events through high-interest social studies... more...

  • Empires at Warby William M. Fowler

    D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 24.95

    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...

  • From Africa to Brazilby Walter Hawthorne

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00

    Traces the flows of enslaved Africans from the broad region of Africa called Upper Guinea to Amazonia, Brazil. more...