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- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
Against Massacre looks at the rise of humanitarian intervention in the nineteenth century, from the fall of Napoleon to the First World War. Examining the concept from a historical perspective, Davide Rodogno explores the understudied cases of European interventions and noninterventions in the Ottoman Empire and brings a new view to this international... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 185.00
When Columbus arrived in 1492, the first free black person?a sailor?set foot in the Americas. Over the next 400 years, as slavery spread and became entrenched in the Western Hemisphere, free blacks built communities throughout North and South America, playing a critical role in every region, colony, and country. From Canada to the Caribbean to Chile,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 17.50
We commonly think of the American Revolution as simply the war for independence from British colonial rule. But, of course, that independence actually applied to only a portion of the American population?African Americans would still be bound in slavery for nearly another century. Alan Gilbert asks us to rethink what we know about the Revolutionary... more...