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The Revolution, 1775-1783

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  • The War of American Independenceby Richard Middleton

    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...

  • The Marketplace of Revolutionby T. H. Breen

    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...

  • 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...

  • A Short History of the American Revolutionby James L. Stokesbury

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    The first one-volume survey of the American Revolution that is both objective and comprehensive, this outstanding narrative history traces the growth of a conflict that inexorably set the American colonies on the road to independence. Offering a spirited chronicle of the war itself -- the campaigns and strategies, the leaders on both sides, the problems... more...

  • The Treaty of Parisby Edward J. Renehan

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00

    In Paris, during the spring, summer, and autumn of 1782, three remarkable Americans led the representation of the United States in negotiations that brought an end to the American Revolutionary War. This work offers a curriculum-based look at the people and events behind this extraordinary achievement. more...

  • The Declaration of Independenceby Jill K. Mulhall

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99

    The Declaration of Independence was a document that declared the choice to be a country that would make its own decisions, starting with choosing to be Americans and not British. From taxation to the Boston Tea Party to Thomas Paine?s Common Sense, tension was building against Great Britain. Events finally led to a resolution in Congress that the colonies... more...

  • Exploring the New Worldby Wendy Conklin

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2004; US$ 8.99

    From the Vikings to Henry Hudson, the great explorers sailed across uncharted waters during the Age of Discovery in search of many things including adventure and wealth. Their exploration not only changed maps of the world, but also paved the way for the settlement of the New World. more...

  • Daily Life During the American Revolutionby DOROTHY DENNEEN VOLO; JAMES VOLO

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 81.00

    How did the patriot army dress themselves? What was the British soldier's food ration and what were women's roles during the revolution? What types of weapons did the combatants use and how large were the naval vessels of the day? This engaging and informative resource on the social and material history of the Revolutionary War period answers these... more...

  • American Revolution 100by Michael Lanning

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 21.95

    The American Revolution 100 brings you to the charred battlefields and inside the maneuverings of the greatest leaders of the war that gave birth to America. more...

  • Turning the World Upside Downby NEIL YORK

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 112.00

    York illustrates how Revolutionary Americans founded an empire as well as a nation, and how they saw the two as inseparable. While they had rejected Britain and denounced power politics, they would engage in realpolitik and mimic Britain as they built their empire of liberty. England had become Great Britain as an imperial nation, and Britons believed... more...