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The Revolution, 1775-1783

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Against Massacreby Davide Rodogno

    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...

  • 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...

  • Black Patriots and Loyalistsby Alan Gilbert

    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...

  • The Hessiansby Rodney Atwood

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 46.00

    A study of the German auxiliaries who fought with the British against the American colonists. more...

  • George Washington's Military Geniusby Dave Richard Palmer

    Regnery Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99

    George Washington?s military strategy has been called bumbling at worst and brilliant at best. So which is it? Was George Washington a strategic genius or just lucky? So asks Dave R. Palmer in his new book, George Washington?s Military Genius . An updated edition of Palmer's earlier work, The Way of the Fox , George Washington?s Military Genius... more...

  • African Ethnobotany in the Americasby Robert Voeks; John Rashford

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 52.55

    African Ethnobotany in the Americas provides the first comprehensive examination of ethnobotanical knowledge and skills among the African Diaspora in the Americas. Leading scholars on the subject explore the complex relationship between plant use and meaning among the descendants of Africans in the New World. With the aid of archival and field research... more...