American War of Independence books

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    From Slaves to Soldiers (English, Hardback) Robert A. Geake

    The story of the first Continental army unit composed of African American and Native American enlisted men

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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

    $23.10 $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.

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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.

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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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    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.

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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.

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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.

    $29.51 $35.00
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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.

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  • Forts
    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.

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    Thomas Jefferson, Legal History, and the Art of Recollection (English, Hardback) Matthew Crow

    Through his discussion of Thomas Jefferson, historian Matthew Crow offers a new perspective on constitutional transformation in early American history.

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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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  • Martyr
    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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    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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    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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    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."

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  • Camden
    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.

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    Journal of the American Revolution (English, Hardback) Todd Andrlik

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

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    Grand Forage 1778 (English, Hardback) Todd W. Braisted

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

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    Ships of the American Revolutionary Navy (English, Paperback) Mark Lardas, Tony Bryan

    Explores the origins of American warships, primarily light and medium frigates, built for the Continental Navy during the years 1776-1783. Looking at how these ships performed in key battles, this title presents an overview of the ships' service and development until France's entry into the war and its subsequent decline in importance.

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