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  • The Burning of His Majesty's Schooner Gaspee (English, Hardback) Steven Park

    Considered one of the first acts of rebellion to British authority over the American colonies, a fresh account placing the incident into historical context

    $21.54 $26.00
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  • Cowpens 1781 (English, Paperback) Ed Gilbert, Catherine Gilbert

    Presents an account of a short, sharp conflict which marked a crucial turning point in the American Revolution. This book includes illustrations and detailed maps illuminate the dynamism of this clash between two of the most famous commanders of the War of Independence.

    $17.29 $24.00
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  • Contested Conventions (English, Paperback) Melvin Yazawa

    Contested Conventions is a cohesive and compelling account of the defining issues that led to the establishment of the Constitution; it should appeal to history students and scholars alike.

    $22.39 $25.00
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  • Thomas Jefferson and the Science of Republican Government (English, Hardback) Daniel Klinghard, Dustin Gish

    This analysis of Thomas Jefferson's only published work demonstrates the political aspirations behind its composition, publication and dissemination.

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  • The New Republic (Hardback) Reginald Horsman

    Reginald Horsman's powerful and comprehensive survey of the early years of the American Republic covers the dramatic years from the setting up of the US Constitution in 1789, the first US presidency under George Washington, and also the presidencies of Adams, Jeffersen and Madison. A major strength of the book is that the coverage of the traditional topics about the shaping of the new government...

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  • Major General Israel Putnam (English, Paperback) Robert Ernest Hubbard

    As one of the most colorful characters of 18th Century America, Israel Putnam played a key role in both the French and Indian War and the American Revolutionary War. A man whose seniority in the Continental Army was second only to Washington himself, Putnam was hailed by many colonists as the most courageous living American. This first full-scale biography of Israel Putnam in over 100 years will...

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  • After Yorktown (English, Paperback) Don Glickstein

    The battles that raged around the world from the British surrender at Yorktown in 1781 to the signing of theParis peace treaty in 1783

    $22.76 $25.00
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  • Martyr of the American Revolution (English, Hardback) C. L. Bragg

    An examination of how a local incident ended in the execution of a prominent American by the British for treason

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  • Brandywine (English, Paperback) Michael Harris

    Harris's Brandywine is the first complete study to merge the strategic, political, and tactical history of this complex operation and important set-piece battle into a single compelling account.

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  • Liberty's Fallen Generals (Hardback) Steven E. Siry

    From June 1775 to February 1781, ten patriot generals died as a result of combat wounds. Their service and deaths spanned most of the Revolutionary War's duration and geographical expanse. The generals were a diverse group, with six born in America and four in Europe. Three came from professional military backgrounds.

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  • American Revolutions (English, Hardback) Alan Taylor

    From a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, a fresh, authoritative history that recasts thinking about America's founding period.

    $28.80 $37.50
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  • Shays's Rebellion (English, Paperback) Sean Condon

    A masterful telling of a complicated story, Shays's Rebellion is aimed at scholars and students of American history.

    $17.01 $19.95
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  • American Loyalist Troops 1775-84 (English, Paperback) Rene Chartrand, Gerry Embleton

    In the American Revolutionary War, there were at times as many American volunteers in the field fighting for King George as against him. After the final British defeat the survivors and their families withdrew, many into Canada. This book gives information on unit identities, commanders, strengths, combat record, tactics, uniforms, and equipment.

    $15.02 $17.95
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  • Journal of the American Revolution 2016 (English, Hardback) Todd Andrlik

    The Year's Best Articles from the Most Important On-Line Resource for American Revolution Studies.

    $27.35 $35.00
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  • Trenton and Princeton 1776-77 (English, Paperback) David Bonk, Graham Turner

    Pursued by British forces, Washington and his remaining 5,000 men resolved on a risky strike against the British and Hessian positions across the Delaware River. This book shows how, crossing the river, Washington took the Trenton garrison for the loss of only four men, before outflanking Cornwallis' 8,000-strong force and marching on Princeton.

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  • Washington's Immortals (English, Hardback) Patrick K O'Donnell

    The story of a band of brothers who changed the course of American history, a single regiment known as the "Immortal 400."

    $24.28 $28.00
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  • Forts of the American Revolution 1775-83 (English, Paperback) Rene Chartrand, Donato Spedaliere

    Though primarily fought in the field, the American Revolution saw fortifications play an important part in some of the key campaigns of the war. This book details all the types of fortification used throughout the conflict, the engineers on all sides who constructed and maintained them, and the actions fought around and over them.

    $14.69 $19.00
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  • Camden 1780 (English, Paperback) David Smith, Graham Turner

    Reveals how Cornwallis was able to use his aggressive strategy to great effect and how the overconfidence of the re-formed American forces under Horatio Gates was to result in a shocking defeat on the night of 15 August 1780 - a defeat that would allow Cornwallis to push deep into North Carolina the following year, and more.

    $18.05 $24.00
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  • Grand Forage 1778 (English, Hardback) Todd W. Braisted

    The British Surprise Attack to Support Their Invasion of the Southern Colonies

    $22.03 $26.00
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  • The Constitution and Other Documents of the Founding Fathers (English, Paperback) Andrew Trees

    This volume contains some of the significant documents and writings that helped lay the foundation of the United States of America and shape this country into the great democracy we know today.

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