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Colonial Period (1600-1775)

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  • The American Revolutionby Robert Allison

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 12.99

    Between 1760 and 1800, the people of the United States created a new nation, based on the idea that all people have the right to govern themselves. This concise book recreates the experiences that led to the Revolution; the experience of war; and the post-war creation of a new political society. more...

  • Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolutionby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 13.99

    The Civil War was the single most transforming and defining experience in American history, and Abraham Lincoln remains the most important figure in the pantheon of our mythology. These graceful essays, written by one of America's leading historians, offer fresh and unusual perspectives on both. more...

  • The Whiskey Rebellionby Thomas P. Slaughter

    Oxford University Press 1988; US$ 12.99

    Recapturing the historical drama and significance of the Whiskey Rebellion--the first large-scale resistance to a law of the U.S. government under the Constitution--Slaughter assesses this tax rebellion among frontier farmers in 1794 in relation to interregional tensions, republican ideology, and the social and political conflict of the 1780s and '90s. more...

  • Radical Enlightenmentby Jonathan I. Israel

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 37.99

    The Radical Enlightenment was a revolutionary set of ideas which helped lay the foundations of the modern world on the basis of equality, democracy, secular values, and universality. This controversial and original study by the internationally renowned cultural historian Jonathan I. Israel shows how Spinoza and his thought set the intellectual current... more...

  • The Body of the Conquistadorby Rebecca Earle

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 24.00

    This fascinating history explores the dynamic relationship between overseas colonisation in Spanish America and the bodily experience of eating. more...

  • Frozen in Timeby Mitchell Zuckoff

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99

    #1 New York Times bestseller Frozen in Time is a gripping true story of survival, bravery, and honor in the vast Arctic wilderness during World War II, from the author of New York Times bestseller Lost in Shangri-La . On November 5, 1942, a US cargo plane slammed into the Greenland Ice Cap. Four days later, the B-17 assigned to the search-and-rescue... more...

  • The Enlightenmentby Dorinda Outram

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    New third edition of this acclaimed accessible overview of the Enlightenment, with a new chapter and guidance on further research. more...

  • Empire of Ideasby Justin Hart

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 26.99

    Empire of Ideas examines the origins of the U. S. government's programs in public diplomacy and how the nation's image in the world became an essential component of U. S. foreign policy. more...

  • America in the Worldby Frank Costigliola; Michael J. Hogan

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 28.00

    This volume includes historiographical surveys of American foreign relations since 1941 by some of the country's leading historians. more...

  • A Concise History of the New Dealby Jason Scott Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 21.00

    This book provides a history of the New Deal, exploring the institutional, political, and cultural changes experienced by the United States during the Great Depression. more...