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The Revolution, 1775-1783

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  • The War for America, 1775-1783by Piers Mackesy; John W. Shy

    UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 36.95

    The events of the American Revolution signified by Lexington, Bunker Hill, Valley Forge, Saratoga, and Yorktown are familiar to American readers. Far less familiar is the fact that, for the British, the American colonies were only one front in a world war. England was also pitted against France and Spain. Not always in command of the seas and threatened... more...

  • The Glorious Causeby Robert Middlekauff

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 16.99 US$ 15.29

    The first book to appear in the illustrious Oxford History of the United States, this critically acclaimed volume--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize--offers an unsurpassed history of the Revolutionary War and the birth of the American republic. Beginning with the French and Indian War and continuing to the election of George Washington as first president,... more...

  • Revolutionary America 1764 - 1789by Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    For more than 150 years, English men and women had planted themselves along the Atlantic Coast of the New World as colonists, intent on creating new lives of possibility and opportunity. But by the 1760s, countless thousands of people who had been loyal to king and country began to question that same loyalty. As British authorities began to hamper... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Revolutionary Americaby Paul A. Gilje

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 300.00

    The American Revolution is one of the most studied time periods in U.S. history and a substantial part of the history curriculum in schools. The three-volume Encyclopedia of Revolutionary America is the definitive reference to everything students need to know about this pivotal moment in American history. Written by a preeminent scholar in the field,... more...

  • American Insurgents, American Patriotsby T. H. Breen

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2010; US$ 11.25

    Before there could be a revolution, there was a rebellion; before patriots, there were insurgents. Challenging and displacing decades of received wisdom, T. H. Breen's strikingly original book explains how ordinary Americans?most of them members of farm families living in small communities?were drawn into a successful insurgency against imperial authority.... more...

  • The Minutemen and Their Worldby Robert A. Gross; Alan M. Taylor

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 11.96

    Winner of the Bancroft Prize The Minutemen and Their World , first published in 1976, is reissued now in a twenty-fifth anniversary edition with a new Foreword by Alan Taylor and a new Afterword by the author. On April 19, 1775, the American Revolution began at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts. The "shot heard round the world" catapulted... more...

  • American Leviathanby Patrick Griffin

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 7.39

    The war that raged along America's frontier during the period of the American Revolution was longer, bloodier, and arguably more revolutionary than what transpired on the Atlantic coast. Between 1763 and 1795 westerners not only participated in a War of Independence but engaged in a revolution that ushered in fundamental changes in social relations,... more...

  • Bloody British History Camdenby Marianne Colloms; Dick Weindling

    The History Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    ?BLACK DEATH! The HORRORS of the PLAGUE in Camden!?My WIFE is under the floor! The true story of Camden murderer DOCTOR CRIPPEN!?The elephant stampede! WEIRD ACCIDENTS and STRANGE EVENTS galore!Camden has a dark side to rival that of any London borough. The haunt of highwaymen, its fields also witnessed numerous duels. Crime, poverty and depravity... more...

  • Where the Hell Have You Been?by Tom Carver

    Short Books 2013; US$ 10.19

    In November 1942, two nights after the Battle of El Alamein, a young British army officer was captured. As the Nazis deliberated about what to do with him, Richard Carver had particular reason to be afraid: unknown to anyone, he was the stepson of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, the Allied Commander who had just inflicted the first serious defeat... more...

  • Liberty and Equalityby Tibor R. Machan

    Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99

    This book takes an unflinching look at the difficult, often emotional issues that arise when egalitarianism collies with individual liberties, ultimately showing why the kind of egalitarianism preached by socialists and other sentimentalists is not an option in a free society. more...