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The Revolution, 1775-1783

  • The American Revolution in New Jerseyby James J. Gigantino; Michael Adelberg; Bruce Bendler; Todd W. Braisted; Larry Kidder; Eleanor H McConnell; Robert A Selig; Donald E Sherblom; Gregory F Walsh

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    "There is still much we can learn about the Revolution in New Jersey and this volume is an important step toward that better understanding."  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...

  • The War for America, 1775-1783by Piers Mackesy; John W. Shy

    UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 36.95

    The events of the American Revolution signified by Lexington, Bunker Hill, Valley Forge, Saratoga, and Yorktown are familiar to American readers. Far less familiar is the fact that, for the British, the American colonies were only one front in a world war. England was also pitted against France and Spain. Not always in command of the seas and threatened... more...

  • Jack Tar vs. John Bullby Jesse Lemisch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 158.00

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Fighting over the Foundersby Andrew M. Schocket

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 24.00

    "Fighting over the Founders is divided into cross-sections, each approaching different parts of our national culture, groups which alternately revere, recreate, and research the Revolution's legacy...Fighting over the Founders, thankfully, turns the page away from the crass exploitation of the framers' legacies, toward a new understanding."- Public... 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...

  • 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...

  • John Adams and the Diplomacy of the American Revolutionby James H. Hutson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The figure of John Adams looms large in American foreign relations of the Revolutionary and post-Revolutionary years. James H. Hutson captures this elusive personality of this remarkable figure, highlighting the triumphs and the despairs that Adams experienced as he sought -- at times, he felt, single-handedly -- to establish the new Republic on a... 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...

  • The Revolutionary War Memoirs of Major General William Heathby William Heath; Sean M. Heuvel

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    First published in 1798, this Revolutionary War memoir is one of the few ever written by a senior Continental Army commander. It provides a unique glimpse into the administrative operations and inner workings of the army during the American Revolution. Major General William Heath offers rare insights on the war's major military personalities on... more...