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The Revolution, 1775-1783

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  • The Revolutionary Years, 1775-1789by William Nester

    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...

  • Greeneby Steven E Siry

    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...

  • Liberty Treeby Alfred F. Young

    NYU Press 2006; US$ 22.95

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  • Seeds of Empireby Max M. Mintz

    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...

  • The American Revolutionby Gordon S. Wood

    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...

  • 1776by David McCullough

    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...

  • 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...