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Colonial Period (1600-1775)

  • Atheism and Deism Revaluedby Wayne Hudson; Diego Lucci; Jeffrey R. Wigelsworth

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    In the seventeenth and eighteenth century the terms ‘atheism’ and ‘deism’ involved fine distinctions that have not always been preserved by later scholars. The original deployment and usage of these terms were often more complicated than much of the historical scholarship suggests. Offering new perspectives on a range of prominent... more...

  • Innovation and Creativity in Late Medieval and Early Modern European Citiesby Karel Davids; Bert De Munck

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 154.95

    Late medieval and early modern cities are often depicted as cradles of artistic creativity and hotbeds of new material culture. Cities in Renaissance Italy and in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century north-western Europe are the most obvious cases in point. But, how did this come about? Contributors to this volume set out to analyze whether, in what... more...

  • Sir Henry Lee (1533–1611)by Sue Simpson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    A favourite of Queen Elizabeth I, Sir Henry Lee was known as ‘the most accomplished cavaliero’ in England. This handsome, entertaining and highly convivial gentleman was an important participant in life at court as Elizabeth’s tournament champion. He created the spectacular Accession Day tournaments held annually before London crowds... more...

  • Russian California, 1806-1860by James R. Gibson; Alexei A. Istomin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 225.00

    This two-volume book is a documentary history of Russia’s 19th-century settlement in California. It contains 492 documents, mostly translated from the Russian for the first time, fully annotated, and with an extensive historical introduction. This broad range of primary sources provides a comprehensive and detailed history of the Russian Empire’s... more...

  • The Loneliness of the Black Republicanby Leah Wright Rigueur

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    Covering more than four decades of American social and political history, The Loneliness of the Black Republican examines the ideas and actions of black Republican activists, officials, and politicians, from the era of the New Deal to Ronald Reagan?s presidential ascent in 1980. Their unique stories reveal African Americans fighting for an alternative... more...

  • The Settlers' Empireby Bethel Saler

    Walter de Gruyter 2014; US$ 68.00

    The Settlers' Empire examines the peculiar status of the young United States as a postcolonial republic with its own domestic empire by looking at where these dual political responsibilities inevitably collided?in the federal project of early state formation and its joint colonial rules over Euroamericans and diverse Indian nations. more...

  • The Quaker Family in Colonial Americaby J. William Frost

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99

    The Quaker Family in Colonial America is a book by J. William Frost. more...

  • The Last Citadelby Noah Andre Trudeau

    Savas Beatie 2014; US$ 13.99

    This revised Sesquicentennial edition of Noah Andre Trudeau’s The Last Citadel, which includes updated text, redrawn maps, and new material, is a groundbreaking study of the most extensive military operation of the Civil War—the investment of Petersburg, Virginia.The Petersburg campaign began on June 9, 1864, and ended on April 3, 1865, when... more...

  • My Brother's Keeperby Bryan Prince

    Dundurn 2014; US$ 12.99

    The stirring story of African Canadians who had fled slavery and oppression in the United States but returned to enlist in the Union forces in the American Civil War. more...

  • Modern America: A Documentary History of the Nation Since 1945by Robert H Donaldson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This primary source reader assembles key documents and firsthand accounts that are emblematic of American life from the end of World War II to the present. Designed to complement a core text for a typical post-1945 U.S. history course, the book offers conciseness and selectivity with balanced coverage of domestic and foreign, societal and cultural... more...