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Colonial history (1607-1775)

  • Die USA vor 1900by Willi Paul Adams

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • As If an Enemy's Countryby Richard Archer

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 10.99 US$ 9.45

    "A lively and sympathetic history of pre-Revolutionary Boston under British occupation." -- The New Yorker A thrilling and original work of history, As If an Enemy's Country tells the riveting story of what made the Boston townspeople, and with them other colonists, turn toward revolution. 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 Politics of Piracyby Douglas R. Burgess Jr.

    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...

  • Seeking a Better Futureby Lucille H. Campey

    Dundurn 2012; US$ 16.99

    Seeking a Better Future is the first major study of emigration from England to Ontario and Quebec. Extensively documented with previously unpublished passenger lists and details of more than 2,000 ship crossings, the book provides insights on how, why, and when Ontario and Quebec acquired their English settlers. more...

  • 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...

  • French and Indian War, Theby Alfred Cave

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    The French and Indian War was but the American front of a much larger war taking place in Europe, the outcome of which had significant consequences for both North America and the world. As the frontier sideshow of the Seven Years' War, being fought between the powerful English and French empires in the 1760s, the French and Indian War brought northern... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

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

  • Conquered into Libertyby Eliot A. Cohen

    Free Press 2011; US$ 18.00

    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...

  • On Campaign Against Fort Duquesneby Douglas R. Cubbison

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    During the Seven Years' War, Sir John St. Clair served as Deputy Quartermaster General with British General Edward Braddock's disastrous campaign to capture Fort Duquesne at the Forks of the Ohio in 1755. St. Clair had great responsibilities during the campaign and was the first Deputy Quartermaster General in North America's history. History... more...