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- 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...
- 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...
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 25.99
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99
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...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2002; US$ 17.99
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 War of Independence 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...
- 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...
- Beacon Press 2001; US$ 24.00
George Robert Twelves Hewes, a Boston shoemaker who participated in such key events of the American Revolution as the Boston Massacre and the Tea Party, might have been lost to history if not for his longevity and the historical mood of the 1830's. When the Tea Party became a leading symbol of the Revolutionary ear fifty years after the actual event,... more...