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- Shell Education 2006; US$ 6.99
In Patriots in Boston, children and families witness and participate in the events leading to the tea party in Boston. As taxes and new laws are forced on the colonists, they know they have to take action to preserve their freedoms. With leadership from Samuel Adams, families disguise the men as Indians, who dump the tea into the Boston... more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 8.99
As the author says, this history, published a year before the outbreak of the Great War, has been written for the soldiers of the battery, past, present and future. It is written in the form of a yearly diary with the year in the left margin, opposite the text describing events of that year. Some entries are very thin, a couple of lines, but other... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 11.90
The astonishing, hitherto unknown truths about a disease that transformed the United States at its birth A horrifying epidemic of smallpox was sweeping across the Americas when the American Revolution began, and yet we know almost nothing about it. Elizabeth A. Fenn is the first historian to reveal how deeply variola affected the outcome of... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2007; US$ 19.99
Benjamin Franklin?s autobiography is one of the greatest autobiographies of all time&mdahs;but it was incomplete. Franklin ended his life?s story in 1757, when he was fifty?one. He lived another thirty?three eventful years, serving as America?s advocate in London, Pennsylvania?s representative in the Continental Congress, and America?s wartime ambassador... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 30.95
Asians have settled in every country in the Western Hemisphere; some are recent arrivals, other descendents of immigrants who arrived centuries ago. Bringing together essays by thirteen scholars from the humanities and social sciences, Displacements and Diasporas explores this genuinely transnational Asian American experience-one that crosses... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 25.99
American Soul brings together a variety of primary source documents related to the contested meaning and legacy of the Declaration of Independence, and the various speeches and writings assembled together demonstrate how competing interpretations of the Declaration have shaped, and been shaped by, two and a half centuries of political conflict in... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 9.99
In 1775, Americans made their first attempt to invade Canada. When the rebels attacked Quebec City, Carleton's motley army of militia, American loyalists, British regulars, and First Nations successfully managed to repel them, despite the odds. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 28.99
Choosing Sides: Loyalists in Revolutionary America shows us that America?s original colonies were not nearly as united behind the concept of forming free, independent states as our society?s collective memory would have us believe. There were, in fact, numerous colonists, slaves, and Native Americans who counted themselves among the Loyalists:... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 31.99
In Never Meant to Survive, Costa Vargas presents a historical, political, and social assessment of anti-black genocide and liberatory struggles to resist it. Through examination of two cities linked by common experiences of Blackness, Los Angeles and Rio de Janeiro, the book identifies anti-black genocide as a prevailing force in organizing individuals... more...