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Colonial history (1607-1775)

  • Die USA vor 1900by Willi Paul Adams

    De Gruyter 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Shawnees and the War for Americaby Colin Calloway

    Penguin Group US 2007; US$ 14.00

    With the courage and resilience embodied by their legendary leader Tecumseh, the Shawnees waged a war of territorial and cultural resistance for half a century. Noted historian Colin G. Calloway details the political and legal battles and the bloody fighting on both sides for possession of the Shawnees? land, while imbuing historical figures such as... more...

  • Seeking a Better Futureby Lucille H. Campey

    Dundurn 2012; US$ 3.99

    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 Extensively documented with previously unpublished passenger lists and details of more than 2,000 ship crossings, the book provides insights on how, why, and when Ontario and Quebec acquired their English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...

  • The French and Indian Warby Alfred A. Cave

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 70.00

    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$ 40.00

    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$ 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 Boisterous Sea of Libertyby David Brion Davis; Steven Mintz

    Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 29.99

    Acknowledgments. Introduction. PART 1. FIRST ENCOUNTERS. The Meaning of America. Utilizing the Native Labor Force. New World Fantasies. Labor Needs. The Black Legend. A Critique of the Slave Trade. PART 2. EUROPEAN COLONIZATION NORTH OF MEXICO. Justifications for English Involvement in the New World. A Rationale for New World Colonization. England's... more...