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- UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 36.95
The events of the American Revolution signified by Lexington, Bunker Hill, Valley Forge, Saratoga, and Yorktown are familiar to American readers. Far less familiar is the fact that, for the British, the American colonies were only one front in a world war. England was also pitted against France and Spain. Not always in command of the seas and threatened... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Battles were fought in many colonies during the American Revolution, but New Jersey was home to more sustained and intense fighting over a longer period of time. The nine essays in The American Revolution in New Jersey , examine the many challenges New Jersey residents faced at the intersection of the front lines and the home front. Using a wide... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 29.95
The Revolutionary Years, 1775?1789 , reveals how the nation?s leaders asserted power during the fourteen crucial years from the Revolution?s first shots at Lexington in April 1775 to the adoption of the Constitution in 1789.The American Revolution unfolded in two phases, winning independence and then creating ?a more perfect union? that guaranteed... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 54.38
Der Autor klärt, wer diese Männer waren und aus welchen Gründen sie Soldaten wurden. So wird ein deutliches Bild des Soldaten im 18. Jahrhundert sichtbar. Die spezifischen Erfahrungen der Braunschweiger Soldaten im Garnisonsdienst in Kanada, im Feldzug gegen die "Rebellen" an der Seite von Briten und Indianern sowie nach der Konvention... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 9.95
Born into a Quaker family, Nathanael Greene had nothing in his background that pointed to a military career. His total military training before mid-1775, when he abandoned pacifism, consisted of serving as a private in the Rhode Island militia for a few hours each week. Yet, no doubt because of his leadership ability, the Rhode Island Assembly in... more...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 27.00
With the publication of Liberty Tree , acclaimed historian Alfred F. Young presents a selection of his seminal writing as well as two provocative, never-before-published essays. Together, they take the reader on a journey through the American Revolution, exploring the role played by ordinary women and men (called, at the time, people out of doors)... more...
- NYU Press 1999; US$ 25.00
Seeds of Empire recreates the events surrounding General John Sullivan's scorched-earth campaign against the Six Nations of the American Indians of New York and the Eastern territories in 1779, following the surrender of General John Burgoyne's British army at the Battle of Saratoga. Mintz's meticulous historical research and renowned storytelling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Ebenezer Hazard ? a classicist and natural scientist ? became postmaster general in 1782. A prolific letter-writer, his favourite correspondent was Jeremy Belknap, a clergyman and historian. Their letters to each other provide an informative and insightful history of the time through everyday events. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?An elegant synthesis done by the leading scholar in the field, which nicely integrates the work on the American Revolution over the last three decades but never loses contact with the older, classic questions that we have been arguing about for over two hundred years.? ?Joseph J. Ellis, author of Founding Brothers... 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...