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  • Cowpens 1781
    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.

    $18.86 $24.00
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  • American Revolutions
    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.

    $33.08 $37.50
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  • George Washington's Secret Six
    George Washington's Secret Six (English, CD-Audio) Brian Kilmeade, Don Yaeger

    “As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn’t get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans who give so much for their country but, because of the nature of their work, will not or cannot take a bow or even talk about their...

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  • Theaters of the American Revolution
    Theaters of the American Revolution (English, Hardback) James Kirby Martin, David L. Preston

    Understanding the course of the war for American independence through geographical regions

    $27.18 $29.95
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  • Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
    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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  • Contested Conventions
    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.

    $23.08 $25.00
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  • The Burning of His Majesty's Schooner Gaspee
    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

    $23.79 $26.00
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  • Camden 1780
    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.

    $17.65 $24.00
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  • Shays's Rebellion
    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.

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  • Lafayette In The Somewhat United States
    Lafayette In The Somewhat United States (English, Paperback) Sarah Vowell

    From the bestselling author of Assassination Vacation and The Partly Cloudy Patriot, an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington’s trusted officer and friend, that swashbuckling teenage French aristocrat the Marquis de Lafayette.  Chronicling General Lafayette’s years in Washington’s army, Vowell reflects on the ideals of the American Revolution versus the reality of...

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  • Continental vs Redcoat
    Continental vs Redcoat (English, Paperback) David Bonk, Johnny Shumate

    The American Revolutionary War pitched the newly formed Continental Army against the professional British Redcoats - a highly trained organization manned by long-serving and experienced infantrymen with a formidable reputation forged on European battlefields during the Seven Years' War. This book deals with this war.

    $16.02 $18.95
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  • Forts of the American Revolution 1775-83
    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.

    $14.73 $19.00
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  • Journal of the American Revolution 2016
    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.

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  • British Army Uniforms of the American Revolution 1751 - 1783
    British Army Uniforms of the American Revolution 1751 - 1783 (English, Paperback) Carl J. Franklin

    Over 200 full-colour plates of cavalry and infantry uniforms detailed, together with lace patterns and buttons

    $26.32 $39.95
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  • Grand Forage 1778
    Grand Forage 1778 (English, Hardback) Todd W. Braisted

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

    $24.24 $26.00
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  • American Loyalist Troops 1775-84
    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.

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  • The Royalist Revolution
    The Royalist Revolution (English, Paperback) Eric Nelson

    The founding fathers were rebels against the British Parliament, Eric Nelson argues, not the Crown. As a result of their labors, the 1787 Constitution assigned its new president far more power than any British monarch had wielded for 100 years. On one side of the Atlantic were kings without monarchy; on the other, monarchy without kings.

    $26.31 $29.95
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  • After Yorktown
    After Yorktown (English, Hardback) Don Glickstein

    After the Humiliating Defeat at Yorktown in 1781, George III Vowed to Keep Fighting the Rebels and Their Allies Around the World, Holding a New Nation in the BalanceAlthough most people think the American Revolution ended with the British surrender at Yorktown, Virginia, on October 19, 1781, it did not. The war spread around the world, and exhausted men kept fighting—from the Arctic to Arkansas,...

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  • The Flintlock Musket
    The Flintlock Musket (English, Paperback) Stuart Reid, Steve Noon

    Featuring artwork, this study examines the role that the flintlock played in close-order combat on European and other battlefields around the world. This book shows how tactical doctrines were successfully developed to overcome the weapon's inherent limitations, and more.

    $16.98 $18.95
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  • Spies, Patriots, and Traitors
    Spies, Patriots, and Traitors (English, Hardback) Kenneth A. Daigler

    Provides readers an account of American intelligence activities during the era of the Revolutionary War, from 1765 to 1783. This book describes the intelligence sources and methods used and how our Founding Fathers learned and practiced their intelligence role.

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