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The American Revolution, Garrison Life in French Canada and New York: Journal of an Officer in the Prinz Friedrich Regiment, 1776-1783ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 64.00
This eyewitness account by an ensign in the Braunschweig Prinz Friedrich Regiment brings the Northern Campaign of the American Revolution vividly to life. This journal tells about events around Fort Ticonderoga, military ways, life in Quebec, and crossing the Atlantic in the late 1700s. Helga Doblin has translated the work, and Mary C. Lynn provides... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95
This landmark book shows how five African civilizations?Yoruba, Kongo, Ejagham, Mande and Cross River?have informed and are reflected in the aesthetic, social and metaphysical traditions (music, sculpture, textiles, architecture, religion, idiogrammatic writing) of black people in the United States, Cuba, Haiti, Trinidad, Mexico, Brazil and other places... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 32.00
One shining yet overlooked moment that changed the course of the Revolutionary War In the opening months of 1781, General George Washington feared his army would fail to survive another campaign season. The spring and summer only served to reinforce his despair, but in late summer the changing circumstances of war presented a once-in-a-war opportunity... more...
- The New Press 2006; US$ 15.95
Ray Raphael has taught at a one-room public high school, Humboldt State University, and College of the Redwoods. His twelve books include A People?s History of the American Revolution and The First American Revolution (both available from The New Press). more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95
In a grand and immemsely readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, a prize-winning historian describes the events that made the American Revolution. Gordon S. Wood depicts a revolution that was about much more than a break from England, rather it transformed an almost feudal society into a democratic one, whose emerging... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 7.99
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...
- Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books 2012; US$ 7.99
"This is the story that I tell my grandchildren at Christmas. I hope that this book will bring the tradition of sharing history to families all across America." -- Lynne Cheney Christmas night, 1776, was a troubled time for our young country. In the six months since the Declaration of Independence had been signed, General George Washington and... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 17.99
From household objects to maps and ideas of race, Kariann Yokota examines early US history through the lens of postcolonial theory. While its leaders went to great lengths to establish their "civility,"what really distinguished the new nation were its unlimited natural resources, slavery, and the displacement of native societies. more...