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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 60.00
In Local Government in Early America, Brian P. Janiskee examines the origins of the 'town hall meeting' and other iconic political institutions, whose origins lie in our colonial heritage. This work offers an overview of the structure of local politics in the colonial era, a detailed examination of the thoughts of key founders_such as John Adams and... more...
- Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 14.99
The first complete biography of Cadwallader Colden (1688-1776), the longest-serving Lieutenant Governor of New York and a brilliant intellectual, multifaceted colonial Renaissance man, and consummate royalist. This is the first complete biography of Cadwallader Colden (1688-1776), one of the most accomplished intellectual and political figures... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2013; US$ 15.95
After the British garrison of Fort William Henry in the colony of New York surrendered to the besieging army of the French commander Marquis de Montcalm in August 1757, it appeared that this particular episode of the French and Indian War was over. What happened next became the most infamous incident of the war - and one which forms an integral... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
The Promise of American Life is part of the bedrock of American liberalism, a classic that had a spectacular impact on national politics when it was first published in 1909 and that has been recognized ever since as a defining text of liberal reform. The book helped inspire Theodore Roosevelt?s New Nationalism and Franklin D. Roosevelt?s New Deal,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 16.95
"By far the best collection of sources to introduce readers to Renaissance humanism in all its many guises. What distinguishes this stimulating and useful anthology is the vision behind it: King shows that Renaissance thinkers had a lot to say, not only about the ancient world--one of their habitual passions--but also about the self, how civic... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 25.99
Even before wartime incarceration, Japanese Americans largely lived in separate cultural communities from their West Coast neighbors. Although the Nisei children, the American-born second generation, were U.S. citizens and were integrated in public schools, they were socially isolated in many ways from their peers. These young women found rapport in... more...
- Fordham University Press 2014; US$ 22.99
The life of Howard Johnson, nicknamed "Stretch" because of his height (6'5"), epitomizes the cultural and political odyssey of a generation of African Americans who transformed the United States from a closed society to a multiracial democracy. Johnson's long-awaited memoir traces his path from firstborn of a multiclass/multiethnic"... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
Massasoit was a chief of the Wampanoag Tribe, and considered one of the most powerful native rulers in New England. Also known as Ousamequin or 'Yellow Feather', he was born in around 1590 in the village of Pokanoket, near present-day Bristol, Rhode Island. In 1621 he signed a treaty with the Pilgrims, which he faithfully observed until his death,... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95
King Philip?s War is Ellis and Morris? renowned story of the uprising that occurred after more than a half-century of peaceful co-existence with the English settlers. Metacomet, son of Massasoit of the Wampanoag tribe, led an uprising in 1675 that would later be known as King Philip?s War. The Natives? resistance to increased English demand for... more...