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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 39.95
This is the true life story of the Scottish gardener?s son, John Paul, who became America?s greatest naval hero, John Paul Jones. British midshipman, African slaver, traveling actor, merchant captain, accused of murder and suspected of freebooting—this was John Paul. Captain in Washington?s Continental Navy, raider of the British coasts and victor... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2012; US$ 48.00
This riveting overview of the Boston Tea Party examines the significance of the events that took place before, during, and after the incident and examines the historical, political, and sociological impact on America today. 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
Wars rarely turn out as expected. This book shows how Britain entered a conflict that it believed could not be lost. The American Patriots were similarly optimistic about their martial prospects. Although they eventually secured independence, it was only with the assistance of France and indirectly Spain, who diverted British resources from the conflict... 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...