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- 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...
- 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$ 63.00
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...
- NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95
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$ 21.25
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$ 99.00
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
?Remarkable, invaluable.? ?Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post Book World ?Wood is the preeminent historian of the Revolution. . . . Here . . . he manages to boil down to its essence this crucial period in the country?s history without in the process reducing it to History Lite. . . . His account of the emergence and development of rank-and-file... 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$ 13.99
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...
- 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...