United States History 1600-1800
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 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.
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 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
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.
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.