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The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789
by Joseph J. Ellis
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JOSEPH J. ELLIS is the author of many works of American history including Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize; and American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson, which won the National... (read more)

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The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1764-1776
The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1764-1776
by Various
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For the 250th anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, acclaimed historian Gordon S. Wood presents a landmark collection of British and American pamphlets from the political debate that divided an empire and created a nation: In 1764, in the... (read more)

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Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution
Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution
by Kathleen Duval
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"Focusing on the frontier struggle in the Gulf of Mexico region, DuVal (The Native Ground), a historian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, illustrates how multipronged the American Revolution was. It involved three empires (Britain... (read more)

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The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1773-1776: (Library of America #266)
The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1773-1776: (Library of America #266)
by Various
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For the 250th anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, acclaimed historian Gordon S. Wood presents a landmark collection of British and American pamphlets from the political debate that divided an empire and created a nation: In 1764, in the... (read more)

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The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1764-1772: (Library of America #265)
The American Revolution: Writings from the Pamphlet Debate 1764-1772: (Library of America #265)
by Various
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For the 250th anniversary of the start of the American Revolution, acclaimed historian Gordon S. Wood presents a landmark collection of British and American pamphlets from the political debate that divided an empire and created a nation: In 1764, in the... (read more)

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Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
by Joseph J. Ellis
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“A splendid book-humane, learned, written with flair and radiant with a calm intelligence and wit.”-The New York Times Book Review “Lively and illuminating…leaves the reader with a visceral sense of a formative era in American... (read more)

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Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious Founding
Inventing a Christian America: The Myth of the Religious Founding
by Steven K. Green
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Among the most enduring themes in American history is the idea that the United States was founded as a Christian nation. A pervasive narrative in everything from school textbooks to political commentary, it is central to the way in which many Americans... (read more)

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Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality
Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality
by Danielle Allen
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Featured on the front page of the , is already regarded as a seminal work that reinterprets the promise of American democracy through our founding text. Combining a personal account of teaching the Declaration with a vivid evocation of the colonial world... (read more)

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Major Problems in Era Amer Revol
Major Problems in Era Amer Revol
by Richard D. (edt) Brown
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Richard D. Brown, Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor of History and Director of the University of Connecticut Humanities Institute, is a 1961 graduate of Oberlin College who attended Harvard on a Woodrow Wilson Scholarship, earning his Ph.D. in... (read more)

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The Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation Created an American Eden. Andrea Wulf
The Founding Gardeners: How the Revolutionary Generation Created an American Eden. Andrea Wulf
by Andrea Wulf
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From the author of the acclaimed The Brother Gardeners, a fascinating look at the founding fathers from the unique and intimate perspective of their lives as gardeners, plantsmen, and farmers. For the founding fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany... (read more)

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1776: The Illustrated Edition
1776: The Illustrated Edition
by David McCullough
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With a new introduction by David McCullough, 1776: The Illustrated Edition brings 140 powerful images and 37 removable replicas of source documents to this remarkable drama. In 1776, David McCullough's bestselling account of a pivotal year in our nation... (read more)

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West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776
West of the Revolution: An Uncommon History of 1776
by Claudio Saunt
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In this unique history of 1776, Claudio Saunt looks beyond the familiar story of the thirteen colonies to explore the many other revolutions roiling the turbulent American continent. In that fateful year, the Spanish landed in San Francisco, the Russians... (read more)

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Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring
Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring
by Alexander Rose
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US“Alexander Rose tells this important story with style and wit.”—Pulitzer Prize–winning author Joseph J. Ellis   “Fascinating . . . Spies proved to be the tipping point in the summer of 1778, helping Washington begin... (read more)

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Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
by Jill Lepore
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NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR NPR • Time Magazine • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK From one of our most accomplished and widely... (read more)

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Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea
Give Me a Fast Ship: The Continental Navy and America's Revolution at Sea
by Tim Mcgrath
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“A meticulous, adrenaline-filled account of the earliest days of the Continental Navy.”—New York Times Bestselling Author Laurence Bergreen America in 1775 was on the verge of revolution—or, more likely, disastrous defeat. After... (read more)

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Radicalism of the American Revolution (91 Edition)
Radicalism of the American Revolution (91 Edition)
by Gordon S. Wood
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In a grand and immemsely readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, a prize-winning historian depicts much more than a break with England. He gives readers a revolution that transformed an almost feudal society into a... (read more)

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A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812
by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
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The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
by Alan Taylor
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Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesapeake Bay longingly viewed sailing ships as "freedom's swift-winged angels." In 1813 those angels appeared in the bay as British warships coming to punish the Americans for declaring war on the... (read more)

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Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution
Independence Lost: Lives on the Edge of the American Revolution
by Kathleen Duval
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In Independence Lost, Kathleen DuVal recounts the history of the Revolutionary Era as experienced by slaves, American Indians, women, and British loyalists living on Florida's Gulf Coast. Independence Lost reveals that individual motives counted as... (read more)

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Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It
Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War That Won It
by John Ferling
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Amid a great collection of scholarship and narrative history on the Revolutionary War and the American struggle for independence, there is a gaping hole; one that John Ferling's latest book, Whirlwind, will fill. Books chronicling the Revolution have... (read more)

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