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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2011; US$ 16.99
Winner of the Bancroft Prize The Minutemen and Their World , first published in 1976, is reissued now in a twenty-fifth anniversary edition with a new Foreword by Alan Taylor and a new Afterword by the author. On April 19, 1775, the American Revolution began at the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts. The "shot heard round the world" catapulted... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2007; US$ 25.99
The war that raged along America's frontier during the period of the American Revolution was longer, bloodier, and arguably more revolutionary than what transpired on the Atlantic coast. Between 1763 and 1795 westerners not only participated in a War of Independence but engaged in a revolution that ushered in fundamental changes in social relations,... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
Liberty against oppression, right against wrong - a clear message has come down to us about the origins of the American War of Independence, one of the founding events of the modern world. As with so many legends, the truth is somewhat different. In this revealing account, Robert Harvey overturns most of our assumptions about the causes of the... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 4.36
Camden has a dark side to rival that of any London borough. The first murderer to be caught using transatlantic cable lived in Camden and the last woman to be hanged shot her lover outside a Hampstead pub. Riots, disasters and accidents feature heavily in the area's history: many residents, for example, were caught up in the worst ice-skating accident... more...
- Short Books 2013; US$ 14.57
In November 1942, two nights after the Battle of El Alamein, a young British army officer was captured. As the Nazis deliberated about what to do with him, Richard Carver had particular reason to be afraid: unknown to anyone, he was the stepson of Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery, the Allied Commander who had just inflicted the first serious defeat... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99
This book takes an unflinching look at the difficult, often emotional issues that arise when egalitarianism collies with individual liberties, ultimately showing why the kind of egalitarianism preached by socialists and other sentimentalists is not an option in a free society. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 28.99
This collection of 17 biographies provides a unique opportunity for the reader to go beyond the popular heroes of the American Revolution and discover the diverse populace that inhabited the colonies during this pivotal point in history. more...
- Rutgers University Press 2013; US$ 32.95
Dominick Mazzagetti presents an engaging account of the life of Charles Lee, the forgotten man of the American Revolution and in whose honor the New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge?Fort Lee?was named. Mazzagetti analyzes Lee?s battlefield successes, his capture by the British, and the damning evidence of Lee?s traitorous abandonment of... more...
- Nomad Press 2010; US$ 12.95
George Washington: 25 Great Projects You Can Build Yourself offers a fascinating look into the life and times of our nation?s first president. Readers ages 9 and up can explore Washington?s years as a young Virginia gentleman, his military battles, and his political contributions to a fledgling nation. 25 hands-on activities help kids learn about... more...