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The Revolution, 1775-1783

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  • Short History of the American Revolutionary War, Aby Stephen Conway

    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...

  • Jonathan Deanby Hans Günter Brauch; Teri Grimwood

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 50.82

    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 détente 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 Worldby Ethan Schmidt

    ABC-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...

  • Homegrown Terrorby Eric D. Lehman

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    A new look at the quintessential traitor more...

  • Tradition, Conflict, and Modernizationby Richard Maxwell Brown; Don E. Fehrenbacher

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Tradition, Conflict, and Modernization: Perspectives on the American Revolution aims to expand knowledge on the intellectual character of the Revolution, its relation to the trend of modernization, and its standing as a manifestation of social conflict. The book discusses the American revolution in national tradition; the collective action in England... more...

  • Jefferson's Declaration of Independenceby Allen Jayne

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00

    Allen Jayne analyzes the ideology of the Declaration of Independence -- and its implications -- by going back to the sources of Jefferson's ideas: Bolingbroke, Kames, Reid, and Locke. He concludes that the Declaration must be read as an attack on two claims of absolute authority: that of government over its subjects and of religion over the minds... more...

  • The Road to Independenceby Bernard Mason

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this description and analysis of the organization of the revolutionary movement in New York, Bernard Mason focuses upon the intricate political alignments which the cause of independence created. He finds that the revolutionaries, contrary to the long-standing thesis, formed a decisive majority, although their effectiveness was hampered by vacillation... more...

  • Women Heroes of the American Revolutionby Susan Casey

    Chicago Review Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    A commemoration of the brave yet largely forgotten women who served in America’s War of Independence   Every schoolchild knows about Paul Revere’s 20-mile ride to warn that the British were coming. Far fewer know that 16-year-old Sybil Ludington rode twice as far on her horse Star in order to help her father, Colonel Ludington, muster his... more...

  • Canadian Cultural Heritage 4-Book Bundleby Peggy Dymond Leavey; Sharon Stewart; Rosemary Sadlier; Edward Butts

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 26.99

    This bundle of titles in the Quest Biography series presents a variety of influential Canadian lives that shaped the nation. We learn about four figures who started Canada on the road to cultural inclusiveness: an abolitionist who made Canada her home, a frontiersman, a firebrand political revolutionary, and an aboriginal elder stateswoman. more...

  • The Spirit of 74by Ray Raphael; Marie Raphael

    The New Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    Americans know about the Boston Tea Party and the shot heard ’round the world,” but sixteen months divided these two iconic events, a period that has nearly been lost to history. The Spirit of '74 fills in this gap in our nation’s founding narrative, showing how in these mislaid months, step by step, real people made a revolution. After the Tea... more...