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- Dundurn 2013; US$ 29.99
These four books from Doug Lennox?s popular trivia series provide answers to such queries about famous figures as: Who is the only left-handed person mentioned in the Bible? How did a dog named Gander become a Canadian war hero? and Which wife of England's Henry VIII had six fingers on one hand? more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 29.99
Extensively researched and superbly argued in Tucker?s compelling narrative, this in-depth examination of George Washington?s military miracle? at the Battle of Trenton unquestionably confirms the vital importance of that stunning victory.? Jerry D. Morelock, PhD, editor in chief at Armchair General Like many historical events, the American Revolution... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 19.95
"Much has been written about the famous conflicts and battlegrounds of the East during the American Revolution. Perhaps less familiar, but equally important and exciting, was the war on the western frontier, where Ohio Valley settlers fought for the land they had claimed -- and for their very lives. George Rogers Clark stepped forward to organize... more...
- The New Press 2014; US$ 16.99
First published ten years ago, award-winning historian Ray Raphael?s Founding Myths has since established itself as a landmark of historical myth-busting. With Raphael?s trademark wit and flair, Founding Myths exposed the errors and inventions in America?s most cherished tales, from Paul Revere?s famous ride to Patrick Henry?s ?Liberty or Death?... more...
- Savas Beatie 2008; US$ 18.99
A brilliant American combat officer and this countrys most famous traitor, Benedict Arnold is one of the most fascinating and complicated people to emerge from American history. His contemporaries called Arnold "the American Hannibal" after he successfully led more than 1,000 men through the savage Maine wilderness in 1775. The objective... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 29.95
?A revisionist view of the Revolution?s most crucial year? it explodes many of the myths surrounding Burgoyne?s Canadian expedition and Howe?s Pennsylvania campaign. There is a wealth of fascinating detail in this book, including information on arms and supplies, rations for women camp followers, and even the numbers of carts (30-odd) carrying... more...
- Dundurn 2015; US$ 11.99
Molly Brant, head of the Mohawk Matrons and chatelaine of a manor house in New York State, was at home in both Six Nations and white society. Because of her ability to influence native politics during the American Revolution, she won the respect of the Canadian Indian Department, becoming a vital link between her people and the British authorities. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 14.95
The American war against British imperial rule (1775-1783) was the world?s first great popular revolution. Ideologically defined by the colonists? formal Declaration of Independence in 1776, the struggle has taken on something a mythic character, especially in the United States. From the Boston Tea Party to Paul Revere?s ride to raise the countryside... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99
Jonathan Dean (1924-2014) was a distinguished U.S. diplomat (1950-1980) and from 1984 to 2007 global security adviser to the Union of Concerned Scientists, Washington, D.C. During the 1980s and 1990s he was a pioneering conceptual thinker, writer and speaker on dťtente in Europe, global cooperative security, arms control and disarmament. He authored:... more...
Native Americans in the American Revolution: How the War Divided, Devastated, and Transformed the Early American Indian WorldABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 48.00
There has not been an all-encompassing narrative of the Native American experience during the American Revolutionary War period?until now. Native Americans in the American Revolution: How the War Divided, Devastated, and Transformed the Early American Indian World fills that gap in the literature, provides full coverage of the Revolution's effects... more...