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The Revolution, 1775-1783

  • Ebenezer Hazard, Jeremy Belknap and the American Revolutionby Russell M Lawson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Ebenezer Hazard ? a classicist and natural scientist ? became postmaster general in 1782. A prolific letter-writer, his favourite correspondent was Jeremy Belknap, a clergyman and historian. Their letters to each other provide an informative and insightful history of the time through everyday events. more...

  • Founding Documents of America: Documents Decodedby John Vile

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 81.00

    The latest addition to ABC-CLIO's popular Documents Decoded series, John R. Vile's Founding Documents of America presents historic documents key to the foundations of our nation's government accompanied by introductions that supply background information and analysis that highlights key provisions and provide historical context. The coverage extends... more...

  • The Spirit of 74by Ray Raphael; Marie Raphael

    The New Press 2015; US$ 26.99

    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...

  • Molly Brantby Peggy Dymond Leavey

    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...

  • Canadian Cultural Heritage 4-Book Bundleby Peggy Dymond Leavey; Sharon Stewart; Rosemary Sadlier; Edward Butts

    Dundurn 2015; US$ 26.99

    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...

  • British Friends of the American Revolutionby Jerome R. Reich

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This volume profiles a dozen British men and women, who, for varying reasons, opposed the policy of the British government towards its 13 colonies before and during the American Revolution. Their actions helped prepare the way for the recognition of the United States as an independent nation. more...

  • A Respectable Armyby James Kirby Martin; Mark Edward Lender

    Wiley 2015; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    A fully revised and updated third edition of the most established and innovative historical analysis of the Continental Army and its role in the formation of the new republic. Written by two experts in the field of early U.S. history Includes fully updated coverage of the military, political, social, and cultural history of the Revolution ... more...

  • 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

    Battles were fought in many colonies during the American Revolution, but New Jersey was home to more sustained and intense fighting over a longer period of time. The nine essays in The American Revolution in New Jersey , examine the many challenges New Jersey residents faced at the intersection of the front lines and the home front. Using a wide... 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...

  • 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...