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Colonial history (1607-1775)

  • 2012by Heinz Duchhardt; Zaur Gasimov

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 65.27

    Schwerpunktthema: Die Balkankriege des ausgehenden 19. und beginnenden 20. Jahrhunderts Holm Sundhaussen: Wie ?balkanisch? waren die ?Balkankriege? des 20. Jahrhunderts? Florian Keisinger: ?Near Eastern, near Western Question?: Die Balkankriege 1912/13 in der englischen und irischen Presse Valery Kolev: The Bulgarian Delegation at the Paris Peace Conference,... more...

  • America's Beginningsby Tony J. Williams

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99

    At a time when surveys reveal that Americans know less and less about our past, Tony Williams provides entertaining and informative descriptions of 50 of the most important and dramatic events from the colonial and Revolutionary period?some known and some forgotten?from the Mayflower Compact to the Annapolis Convention. 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Betrayalsby Ian K. Steele

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William Henry surrendered to French forces, accepting the generous "parole of honor" offered by General Montcalm. As the column of British and colonials marched with their families and servants to Fort Edward some miles south, they were set upon by the Indian... more...

  • The Boisterous Sea of Libertyby David Brion Davis; Steven Mintz

    Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Drawing on a gold mine of primary documents--including letters, diary entries, personal narratives, political speeches, broadsides, trial transcripts, and newspaper articles-- The Boisterous Sea of Liberty is a panoramic look at our early history as captured in the words of Franklin, Jefferson, Washington, Lincoln, Douglass, Stowe, and many other... more...

  • Bowing to Necessitiesby C. Dallett Hemphill

    Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    Anglo-Americans wrestled with some profound cultural contradictions as they shifted from the hierarchical and patriarchal society of the seventeenth-century frontier to the modern and fluid class democracy of the mid-nineteenth century. How could traditional inequality be maintained in the socially leveling environment of the early colonial wilderness?... more...

  • Braddock At The Monongahelaby Paul E. Kopperman

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1977; US$ 28.95

    On July 9, 1755, an army of British and American soldiers commanded by Major General Edward Braddock marched toward a major western outpost held by the French, confident of an easy victory. Suddenly, they were attacked by a much smaller force of French and Indian fighters-Braddock's army was destroyed, its commander fatally wounded, and supplies... 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...