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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 45.00
The fledgling United States fought a war to achieve independence from Britain, but as John Adams said, the real revolution occurred “in the minds and hearts of the people” before the armed conflict ever began. Putting the practices of communication at the center of this intellectual revolution, Protocols of Liberty shows how American... 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
The War fo Independence had a substantial impact on the lives of all Americans, establishing a nation and confirming American identity. The War for Independence and the Transformation of American Society focuses on a conflict which was both civil war and revolution and assesses how Americans met the challenges of adapting to the ideals of Independence... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 15.00
In the American colonies of the 1770s, people were fed up with British laws. Local farmers and tradesmen secretly formed a militia. In 1775, when the British marched into Lexington and Concord, Massachusetts, the Americans were ready. From that first battle to the final showdown at Yorktown, the Americans fought against tremendous odds. The British... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2005; US$ 18.00
America?s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nation?s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions and decisions that led Great Britain to undertake a war against her rebellious colonial subjects and that placed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 19.99
The Marketplace of Revolution offers a boldly innovative interpretation of the mobilization of ordinary Americans on the eve of independence. Breen explores how colonists who came from very different ethnic and religious backgrounds managed to overcome difference and create a common cause capable of galvanizing resistance. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 27.95
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...