United States History 1600-1800
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1776
1776
Hardcover      ISBN: 0743226712
Draws on personal correspondence and period diaries to present a history of the American Revolution that ranges from the siege of Boston, to the American defeat at Brooklyn and retreat across New Jersey, to the American victory at Trenton.
The Creation of America: Through Revolution to Empire
The Creation of America
Through Revolution to Empire
Paperback      ISBN: 0521664810
An alternative history of the American Revolution; the colonists were empire-building conquerors not democratic revolutionaries.
The Partly Cloudy Patriot
The Partly Cloudy Patriot
Hardcover      ISBN: 0743223527
The author of Take the Cannoli and contributing editor for public radio's "This American Life" shares her perspective on such topics as the 2000 election, present-day civil rights activists, and the relationship between the United States and Canada. 35,000 first printing.
Letters from an American Farmer ; And, Sketches of Eighteenth-Century America
Letters from an American Farmer ; And, Sketches of Eighteenth-Century America
Paperback      ISBN: 0140390065
A French soldier depicts farm life in the American colonies and many of their problems
A Wilderness So Immense: The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America
A Wilderness So Immense
The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0375408126
A history of the Louisiana Purchase takes readers through events that transpired throughout the United States and its territories as well as Great Britain, France, Spain, and Haiti, noting the political clashes of key figures and the purchase's impact on other nations. 25,000 first printing.
The Bold and Magnificent Dream: America's Founding Years, 1492-1815
The Bold and Magnificent Dream
America's Founding Years, 1492-1815
Hardcover      ISBN: 0385003412
Chronicles more than three hundred years of American history, from Columbus's voyages of discovery to the War of 1812
The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States
The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States
Paperback      ISBN: 0553214829
A single volume contains the two most important American documents, the Constitution of the United States, the entire text of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the Bill of Rights and successive constitutional amendments. Reprint.
The Barbary Wars: American Independence In The Atlantic World
The Barbary Wars
American Independence In The Atlantic World
Hardcover      ISBN: 0809095335
Traces the history of America's conflict with the piratical states of the Mediterranean and North Africa, the construction of a professional United States navy, and the nation's gradual move toward commercial independence.
Paul Revere's Ride
Paul Revere's Ride
Paperback      ISBN: 0195098315
Discusses the events leading up to Paul Revere's ride, and reinforces his importance in the history of the Revolutionary War
Sexual Revolution in Early America
Sexual Revolution in Early America
Hardcover      ISBN: 0801868009
A narrative on the lesser-known sexual values and customs of colonial Americans repudiates conventional Puritanical stereotypes to profile the social, political, and legal dynamics that shaped two hundred years of sexual diversity, discussing Puritan attitudes toward sex, the influence of race and class, and a shift in sexual culture during the eighteenth century.