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The Revolution, 1775-1783

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  • The Radicalism of the American Revolutionby Gordon S. Wood

    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...

  • George Washington's Warby Robert Leckie

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99

    An exciting trip back in time to the American Revolution, "a reminder of what history can be when written by a master."-- Publishers Weekly more...

  • The Shoemaker and the Tea Partyby Alfred F. Young

    Beacon Press 2001; US$ 24.00

    George Robert Twelves Hewes, a Boston shoemaker who participated in such key events of the American Revolution as the Boston Massacre and the Tea Party, might have been lost to history if not for his longevity and the historical mood of the 1830's. When the Tea Party became a leading symbol of the Revolutionary ear fifty years after the actual event,... more...

  • The American Revolutionby Robert Allison

    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...

  • When Washington Crossed the Delawareby Lynne Cheney; Peter M. Fiore

    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...

  • Crossroads and Cosmologiesby Christopher C Fennell

    UPF 2007; US$ 34.95

    A far-reaching anthropological study of African and African American religions, German American folkways, and archaeological methodology more...

  • Unbecoming Britishby Kariann Akemi Yokota

    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...

  • Against Massacreby Davide Rodogno

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 30.95 US$ 28.16

    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...

  • The Everything American Revolution Bookby Daniel P Murphy

    F+W Media 2008; US$ 15.95 US$ 14.36

    Scrappy farmers. Aristocratic landowners. Eccentric geniuses. These were the rebels who took on the world's greatest power and won. From the rebellion against "taxation without representation" to the beginnings of American self-government, readers will learn how this unlikely group of colonists shaped a new nation. This book features all readers need... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Free Blacks and People of Color in the Americas, 2-Volume Setby Stewart R. King

    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...