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The Revolution, 1775-1783

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  • Jonathan Deanby Hans GŁnter Brauch; Teri Grimwood

    Springer 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 detente in Europe, global cooperative security, arms control and disarmament. He authored:... more...

  • A Respectable Armyby James Kirby Martin; Mark Edward Lender

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    When the first edition of this highly successful volume appeared in 1982, the proponents of the ?new? military history were just gaining full momentum. Their objective was to reach beyond the traditional focus of military studies?the flow of guns, combat, and tactics that influenced the immediate outcome of battles and martial conflicts, often with... 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

    This valuable book provides a succinct, readable account of an oft-neglected topic in the historiography of the American Revolution: the role of Native Americans in the Revolution's outbreak, progress, and conclusion. more...

  • Homegrown Terrorby Eric D. Lehman

    Wesleyan University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    Preface Acknowledgements On the Edge of Spring Flashpoint Resist Even Unto Blood The Shadow War Invasion Villainous Perfidy The Scandal of the Age A Parricide in Old Virginia William Ledyard?s Last Summer The Sixth of September The Battle of Groton Heights Remember New London The Fall of Silas Deane Epilogue A Note on Sources Notes Index 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 2014; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Toward a More Perfect Unionby Ann Fairfax Withington

    Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 44.99

    In October of 1774, Congress passed a moral code which banned the theater, cock-fights, and horseraces. In abiding by this code, Americans built for themselves a character as a virtuous people which set them apart from the "corrupt" British, prepared them to declare independence, and gave them the confidence to establish republican governments. This... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary Warby Gregory Fremont-Barnes; Richard A. Ryerson

    ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 485.00

    This definitive scholarly reference on the American Revolution?written by acclaimed researchers and military experts from around the world?covers the causes, course, and consequences of the war and the political, social, and military origins of the nation. more...