Colonial history (1607-1775)

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The Shawnees and the War for America
Penguin Publishing Group (2007)
£12.20

With the courage and resilience embodied by their legendary leader Tecumseh, the Shawnees waged a...

Paul Revere's Ride
Oxford University Press (1994)
£14.39

One of the foremost American historians offers the first serious look at the events of the night of...

War on the Run: The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier

War on the Run

The Epic Story of Robert Rogers and the Conquest of America's First Frontier

Random House Publishing Group (2009)
£5.08

Often hailed as the godfather of today’s elite special forces, Robert Rogers trained and led an...

Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Betrayals

Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Oxford University Press (1990)
£15.29

On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William...

A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic

A Leap in the Dark

The Struggle to Create the American Republic

Oxford University Press (2003)
£11.69

It was an age of fascinating leaders and difficult choices, of grand ideas eloquently expressed and...

The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from Discovery through the Civil War

The Boisterous Sea of Liberty

A Documentary History of America from Discovery through the Civil War

Oxford University Press (1998)
£19.79

Drawing on a gold mine of primary documents--including letters, diary entries, personal narratives,...

From Africa to Brazil: Culture, Identity, and an Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600–1830

From Africa to Brazil

Culture, Identity, and an Atlantic Slave Trade, 1600–1830

Cambridge University Press (2010)
£19.50

This book traces the flows of enslaved Africans from the broad region of Africa called Upper Guinea...

Indians, Missionaries, and Merchants: The Legacy of Colonial Encounters on the California Frontiers

Indians, Missionaries, and Merchants

The Legacy of Colonial Encounters on the California Frontiers

University of California Press (2004)
£27.30

California’s earliest European colonists—Russian merchants and Spanish missionaries—depended heavily...

AmericanHeritage, American Voices: Colonies and Revolution
Wiley (2003)
£18.99

Find out what life was like in colonial America from the people who lived it! This first book in...

Braddock's Defeat: The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution

Braddock's Defeat

The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution

Oxford University Press (2015)
£10.79

An account of the July 1755 defeat of British troops to French and Native American forces at the...