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Colonial history (1607-1775)

  • 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...

  • Braddock's Defeatby David L. Preston

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99 US$ 17.19

    An account of the July 1755 defeat of British troops to French and Native American forces at the Battle of the Monongahela, testing ground for the American Revolution more...

  • Inequality in Early Americaby Carla Gardina Pestana

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    An all-star roster of historians reassesses inequality in early America. 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...

  • Colonial Rootsby 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...

  • British in the Americas 1480-1815, Theby Anthony Mcfarlane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Of northern European nations, the British had the greatest impact on the Americas. Their history there embraces far more than the colonies that became the United States: England had been in the New World for a century before those colonies were established, and the British presence long outlived their loss. This integrated account of that involvement... more...

  • Atlas of Slaveryby James Walvin

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    Slavery transformed Africa, Europe and the Americas and hugely-enhanced the well-being of the West but the subject of slavery can be hard to understand because of its huge geographic and chronological span. This book uses a unique atlas format to present the story of slavery, explaining its historical importance and making this complex story and its... 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...

  • George Washington and the Half-King Chief Tanacharisonby Paul R. Misencik

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    George Washington and the Half-King Chief Tanacharison details the events in western Pennsylvania that precipitated the French and Indian War. It describes the interpersonal relationship between 22-year-old, inexperienced, but self-assured George Washington and the 54-year-old wily Iroquois Chief Tanacharison, which led to, as Horace Walpole quipped,... 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...