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Colonial Period (1600-1775)

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  • Old Mobileby Jay Higginbotham

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 34.95

    ?Higginbotham has given to American historiography a microcosmic view of one of the earliest and most important outposts in the colonial new world. The Latin South can henceforth not be ignored.? ? Alabama Historical Quarterly ?The definitive account . . . superbly recounted.? ? Journal of Southern History  ?Meticulously documented.... more...

  • The Hunters of Kentuckyby Ted Franklin Belue

    Stackpole Books 2011; US$ 20.99

    Covers a wide range of frontier existence, from daily life and survival to wars, exploits, and even flora and fauna. more...

  • Brothers Among Nationsby Cynthia J. Van Zandt

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59

    Brothers Among Nations represents an effort to show how central Natives were to the European colonial project by demonstrating that the formation of alliances was the only way for the nascent colonies to succeed. more...

  • Remembering 1759by Phillip Buckner; John G. Reid

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 31.95

    Combined with Revisiting 1759 , this collection provides readers with the most comprehensive, wide-ranging assessment to date of the lasting effects of the Conquest of Canada. more...

  • Revisiting 1759by Phillip Buckner; John G. Reid

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; US$ 29.95

    Revisiting 1759 provides a fresh historical reappraisal of the Conquest and its aftermath using new approaches drawn from military, imperial, social, and Aboriginal history. more...

  • The People of New Franceby Allan Greer

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1997; US$ 24.95

    A brief overview of French colonial society before the British conquest of 1759-60. The primary focus is on what is now called Quebec, but there are also chapters on Louisiana and the West, as well as on the Atlantic colonies of Acadia and Ile Royal. more...

  • A First Book of American Historyby Edward Eggleston

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    Continuing the biographical approach to teaching history found in his Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans, Eggleston draws a more in-depth picture of the development of the United States using the stories of the living and breathing Americans who made it all happen. more...

  • Of Plymouth Plantationby William Bradford

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    The most important and influential source of information about Plymouth, this landmark account was written by the colony's governor. It vividly documents the Pilgrims' first stop in Holland, their harrowing transatlantic crossing, the first harsh winter in the new land, and the help from Native Americans that saved their lives. more...

  • Satan and Salemby Benjamin C. Ray

    University of Virginia Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    The result of a perfect storm of factors that culminated in a great moral catastrophe, the Salem witch trials of 1692 took a breathtaking toll on the young English colony of Massachusetts. Over 150 people were imprisoned, and nineteen men and women, including a minister, were executed by hanging. The colonial government, which was responsible... more...

  • Early Encountersby Delores Bird Carpenter

    Michigan State University Press 1995; US$ 17.55

    Early Encounters contains a selection of nineteen essays from the papers of prominent New England historian, antiquarian, and genealogist Warren Sears Nickerson (1880-1966). This extensive study of his own family ties to the Mayflower, and his exhaustive investigation of the first contacts between Europeans and Native Americans, in what is today... more...