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1776
1776
by David McCullough
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Americaand#8217;s beloved and distinguished historian presents, in a book of breathtaking excitement, drama, and narrative force, the stirring story of the year of our nationand#8217;s birth, 1776, interweaving, on both sides of the Atlantic, the actions... (read more)

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The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (Oxford History of the United States)
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789 (Oxford History of the United States)
by Robert Middlekauff
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The first book to appear in the illustrious Oxford History of the United States, this critically acclaimed volume--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize--offers an unsurpassed history of the Revolutionary War and the birth of the American republic. Beginning... (read more)

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Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
by Nathaniel Philbrick
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Nathaniel Philbrick, the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea and Mayflower, brings his prodigious talents to the story of the Boston battle that ignited the American Revolution. Boston in 1775 is an island city occupied by British troops after... (read more)

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The First American Army: The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America's First Fight for Freedom
The First American Army: The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America's First Fight for Freedom
by Bruce Chadwick
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This is the first book that offers a you-are-there look at the American Revolution through the eyes of the enlisted men. Through searing portraits of individual soldiers, Bruce Chadwick, author of George Washington's War, brings alive what it was like to... (read more)

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George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution
George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution
by Robert Leckie
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An exciting trip back in time to the American Revolution, "a reminder of what history can be when written by a master."--Publishers... (read more)

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1776
1776
by David McCullough
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Staying in the territory of his acclaimed epic biography John Adams, David McCullough follows George Washington and the Continental Army through the tumultuous first year of war. An exceptional narrative historian, McCullough vividly examines the... (read more)

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Partisans and Redcoats: The Southern Conflict That Turned the Tide of the American Revolution
Partisans and Redcoats: The Southern Conflict That Turned the Tide of the American Revolution
by Walter Edgar
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In 1779, the British set in motion a war strategy designed to finally subdue the rebellious American colonies with a minimum of additional time, effort, and blood. Setting sail from New York harbor with an army Of 8,500 ground troops, a powerful British... (read more)

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General Howe's Dog: George Washington, the Battle for Germantown, and the Dog That Crossed Enemy Lines
General Howe's Dog: George Washington, the Battle for Germantown, and the Dog That Crossed Enemy Lines
by Caroline Tiger
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Before they were generals-they were gentlemen. A remarkable footnote to history surfaced during America's fight for independence. After the Battle of Germantown, General George Washington came across a stray dog wearing an inscribed collar marking him as... (read more)

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Yorktown 1781
Yorktown 1781
by Brendan Morrissey
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In 1781, George Washington's rebuilt Continental Army marched on Yorktown - with support from the French - and defeated the British forces led by General Cornwallis. Their triumph led directly to the Treaty of Paris and the birth of the United States as... (read more)

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The Life of General Francis Marion,: A Celebrated Partisan Officer, in the Revolutionary War, Against the British and Tories in South Carolina and Geo
The Life of General Francis Marion,: A Celebrated Partisan Officer, in the Revolutionary War, Against the British and Tories in South Carolina and Geo
by P Horry
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This compelling biography covers the life of patriot Francis "The Swamp Fox" Marion and his role in the American Revolutionary War as a partisan leader against the Tories.... (read more)

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Lafayette: Hero of the American Revolution
Lafayette: Hero of the American Revolution
by Gonzague Saint Bris
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In this long-overdue history of Marquis Gilbert de Lafayette, acclaimed French author Gonzague Saint Bris recounts Lafayette's invaluable contributions to the American War of Independence and, later, the French Revolution of 1789. The first study of... (read more)

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The Day the Revolution Ended: 19 October 1781
The Day the Revolution Ended: 19 October 1781
by William H Hallahan
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Thrusting you into the revolution’s worst year, 1780, and its finale the year after, The Day the Revolution Ended covers the many devastating blows that faced Washington and his impoverished troops during the last years of the war and the thrilling... (read more)

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First American Army: The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America's First Fight for Freedom
First American Army: The Untold Story of George Washington and the Men Behind America's First Fight for Freedom
by Bruce Chadwick
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A tale of the bitter cold and hunger, the terrifying moments of battle and their heroism and courage.... (read more)

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Naval Officers of the American Revolution: A Concise Biographical Dictionary
Naval Officers of the American Revolution: A Concise Biographical Dictionary
by Charles Eugene Claghorn
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A fascinating and concise reference tool for students of the Revolutionary War. Lists over 3500 naval officers and privateers from 1775 to 1783. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)... (read more)

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In Irons: Britain's Naval Supremacy and the American Revolutionary Economy
In Irons: Britain's Naval Supremacy and the American Revolutionary Economy
by Richard Buel
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A sailing ship that becomes stalled with its bow to the wind is said to be "in irons". In this ground breaking examination of America's Revolutionary War economy, the phrase is an apt metaphor for the inability of that economy to free itself from the... (read more)

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The Road to Valley Forge: How Washington Built the Army That Won the Revolution
The Road to Valley Forge: How Washington Built the Army That Won the Revolution
by John Buchanan
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Acclaim for The Road to Valley Forge "Buchanan is a master of the historical narrative . . . a host of new insights into George Washington as a leader of men." -Thomas Fleming, author of Liberty!: The American Revolution "The Road to Valley Forge is an... (read more)

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George Rogers Clark and the War in the West
George Rogers Clark and the War in the West
by Lowell H Harrison
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Much has been written about the famous conflicts and battlegrounds of the East during the American Revolution. Perhaps less familiar, but equally important and exciting, was the war on the western frontier, where Ohio Valley settlers fought for the land... (read more)

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Invisible Ink: Spycraft of the American Revolution
Invisible Ink: Spycraft of the American Revolution
by John A. Nagy
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During the American Revolution, espionage was critical to the successes and failures of both Continental and British efforts, and those employed in cloakand- dagger operations always risked death. While the most notorious episode of spying during the... (read more)

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Poisoned by Lies and Hypocrisy: America's First Attempt to Bring Liberty to Canada,1775 1776
Poisoned by Lies and Hypocrisy: America's First Attempt to Bring Liberty to Canada,1775 1776
by Gavin K. Watt
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In 1775, Governor Guy Carleton returned to Canada after a four-year absence in England to discover that political unrest in the American colonies was at a fever pitch. Soon after, open warfare erupted in Massachusetts, quickly followed by a rebel... (read more)

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Light-Horse Harry Lee and the Legacy of the American Revolution
Light-Horse Harry Lee and the Legacy of the American Revolution
by Charles Royster
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In 'Light-Horse Lee and the Legacy of the American Revolution', Charles Royster takes an ingenious, creative approach in his consideration of the life of one of the American Revolution's heroes.... (read more)

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