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The Revolution, 1775-1783

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  • American Revolution: People and Perspectivesby Andrew Frank

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 94.00

    Moving beyond traditional texts, this revealing volume explores the world of the average citizens who played an integral part in the Revolutionary era of American history. more...

  • Neither Enemies nor Friendsby Suzanne Oboler; Anani Dzidzienyo

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 41.00

    In this collection, leading scholars focus on the contemporary meanings and diverse experiences of blackness in specific countries of the hemisphere, including the United States. The anthology introduces new perspectives on comparative forms of racialization in the Americas and presents its implications both for Latin American societies, and for Latinos'... more...

  • Demonic Groundsby Katherine McKittrick

    University of Minnesota Press 2006; US$ 60.00

    Demonic Grounds moves between past and present, archives and fiction, theory and everyday, to focus on places negotiated by black women during and after the transatlantic slave trade. Specifically, Katherine McKittrick addresses the geographic implications of slave auction blocks, Harriet Jacobs's attic, black Canada and New France, as well as... more...

  • The Declaration of Independence and The Constitution of the United Statesby Pauline Maier

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 3.99

    The Declaration of Independence was the promise of a representative government; the Constitution was the fulfillment of that promise. On July 4, 1776, the Second Continental Congress issued a unanimous declaration: the thirteen North American colonies would be the thirteen United States of America, free and independent of Great Britain. Drafted by... more...

  • Glory, Passion, and Principleby Melissa Lukeman Bohrer

    Atria Books 2007; US$ 19.95

    Much has been written of the brave deeds, acts of heroism, and intellectual prowess of the men who drafted the Declaration of Independence over two hundred years ago, yet almost no attention has been paid to the extraordinary women of that time -- women who helped found our nation with courage, sacrifice, and intellect equal to any of the famed male... more...

  • Patriot Piratesby Robert H. Patton

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    In this lively narrative history, Robert H. Patton, grandson of the World War II battlefield legend, tells a sweeping tale of courage, capitalism, naval warfare, and international political intrigue set on the high seas during the American Revolution. Patriot Pirates highlights the obscure but pivotal role played by colonial privateers in defeating... more...

  • One Nation Under Debt: Hamilton, Jefferson, and the History of What We Oweby Robert E. Wright

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 40.00 US$ 30.00

    Like its current citizens, the United States was born in debt-a debt so deep that it threatened to destroy the young nation. Thomas Jefferson considered the national debt a monstrous fraud on posterity, while Alexander Hamilton believed debt would help America prosper. Both, as it turns out, were right. One Nation Under Debt explores the untold... more...

  • The Drillmaster of Valley Forgeby Paul Lockhart

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.99

    ?A terrific biography?.The dramatic story of how the American army that beat the British was forged has never been better told than in this remarkable book.? ?Doris Kearns Goodwin, New York Times bestselling author of Team of Rivals   The true story of the Baron de Steuben and the making of the American Army, The Drillmaster of Valley... more...

  • The American Revolutionby David F. Burg

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 75.00

    While the American Revolution officially began in Lexington, Massachusetts, in April 1775, the seeds of rebellion had been sown for decades. This work provides first-hand accounts of the period that illustrate how historical events appeared to those who lived through them. more...

  • Almost a Miracleby John Ferling

    Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 12.99

    In this gripping chronicle of America's struggle for independence, award-winning historian John Ferling transports readers to the grim realities of that war, capturing an eight-year conflict filled with heroism, suffering, cowardice, betrayal, and fierce dedication. As Ferling demonstrates, it was a war that America came much closer to losing than... more...