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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 18.99
The first book to appear in the illustrious Oxford History of the United States, this critically acclaimed volume--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize--offers an unsurpassed history of the Revolutionary War and the birth of the American republic. Beginning with the French and Indian War and continuing to the election of George Washington as first president,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 15.99
In the dramatic few years when colonial Americans were galvanized to resist British rule, perhaps nothing did more to foment anti-British sentiment than the armed occupation of Boston. As If an Enemy's Country is Richard Archer's gripping narrative of those critical months between October 1, 1768 and the winter of 1770 when Boston was an occupied... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2005; US$ 24.00
Enslaved peoples were brought to the Americas from many places in Africa, but a large majority came from relatively few ethnic groups. Drawing on a wide range of materials in four languages as well as on her lifetime study of slave groups in the New World, Gwendolyn Midlo Hall explores the persistence of African ethnic identities among the enslaved... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 107.95
This eyewitness account by an ensign in the Braunschweig Prinz Friedrich Regiment brings the Northern Campaign of the American Revolution vividly to life. This journal tells about events around Fort Ticonderoga, military ways, life in Quebec, and crossing the Atlantic in the late 1700s. Helga Doblin has translated the work, and Mary C. Lynn provides... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 26.95
One shining yet overlooked moment that changed the course of the Revolutionary War In the opening months of 1781, General George Washington feared his army would fail to survive another campaign season. The spring and summer only served to reinforce his despair, but in late summer the changing circumstances of war presented a once-in-a-war opportunity... more...
- New Press, The 2006; US$ 15.95
With wit and flair, Founding Myths exposes the errors and inventions in thirteen of America?s most cherished tales, from Paul Revere?s famous ride to Patrick Henry?s ?Liberty or Death? speech. Exploring the dynamic intersection between history-making and story-making, award-winning author and historian Ray Raphael shows how these fictions?conceived... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 17.99
Here is a brisk, accessible, and vivid introduction to arguably the most important event in the history of the United States--the American Revolution. Between 1760 and 1800, the American people cast off British rule to create a new nation and a radically new form of government based on the idea that people have the right to govern themselves. In this... more...