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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...

  • A Short History of the American Revolutionby James L. Stokesbury

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    The first one-volume survey of the American Revolution that is both objective and comprehensive, this outstanding narrative history traces the growth of a conflict that inexorably set the American colonies on the road to independence. Offering a spirited chronicle of the war itself -- the campaigns and strategies, the leaders on both sides, the problems... more...

  • Special Operations in the American Revolutionby Robert Tonsetic

    Casemate 2013; US$ 18.95

    When the American Revolution began, the colonial troops had little hope of matching His Majesty’s highly trained, experienced British and German legions in confrontational battle. Indeed, Washington’s army suffered defeat after defeat in the first few years of the war, fighting bravely but mainly trading space for time. However, the Americans... more...

  • The Spirit of 74by Ray Raphael; Marie Raphael

    The New Press 2015; US$ 26.95

    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...

  • The The Compleated Autobiography by Benjamin Franklinby Benjamin Franklin; Mark Skousen

    Regnery Publishing 2007; US$ 19.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • The Treaty of Parisby Edward J. Renehan

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 35.00

    In Paris, during the spring, summer, and autumn of 1782, three remarkable Americans led the representation of the United States in negotiations that brought an end to the American Revolutionary War. This work offers a curriculum-based look at the people and events behind this extraordinary achievement. more...

  • Turning the World Upside Down: The War of American Independence and the Problem of Empireby Neil York

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 88.00

    York illustrates how Revolutionary Americans founded an empire as well as a nation, and how they saw the two as inseparable. While they had rejected Britain and denounced power politics, they would engage in realpolitik and mimic Britain as they built their empire of liberty. England had become Great Britain as an imperial nation, and Britons believed... more...

  • Visionary Republicby Ruth H. Bloch

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 56.00

    This book sheds light on the role of religion in the American Revolution and surveys an important facet of the intellectual history of the early Republic. 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...