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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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The first full biography of Joy Davidman brings her out from C. S.and#160;Lewisandrsquo;s shadow, where she has long been hidden, to reveal a powerful writer and thinker. Joy Davidman is known, if she is known at all, as the wife of C. S. Lewis. Their... (read more)

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Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
by Pauline Maier
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andlt;B andgt;CHOICE Outstanding Academic Titleandlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;B andgt;Winner of the George Washington Book Prizeandlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;When the delegates left the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in... (read more)

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George Washington's Great Gamble: And the Sea Battle That Won the American Revolution
George Washington's Great Gamble: And the Sea Battle That Won the American Revolution
by James L. Nelson
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One shining yet overlooked moment that changed the course of the Revolutionary War In the opening months of 1781, General George Washington feared his army would fail to survive another campaign season. The spring and summer only served to reinforce his... (read more)

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A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic
A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic
by John Ferling
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"This book moves like a bottle rocket."--Kansas City Star "Every generation of Americans deserves a first-class history of the revolutionary era, and John Ferling has supplied it for this one. Those 2 million readers of David McCullough's John Adams... (read more)

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The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789
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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Washington's Spies : the Story of America's First Spy Ring (06 Edition)
Washington's Spies : the Story of America's First Spy Ring (06 Edition)
by Alexander Rose
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Chapter One "As Subtil & Deep as Hell Itself": Nathan Hale and the Spying Game The Yankee soldier, flinty once but now wizened and gnarled, flashed in and out of lucidity. Sometimes his memories of a war fought sixty years before gushed... (read more)

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Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788
by Pauline Maier
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From the distinguished historian of Revolutionary-era America and author of the acclaimed American Scripture comes this fresh and surprising account of a pivotal moment in American historyand#8212;the ratification of the Constitution.andlt;BRandgt;andlt... (read more)

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Breaking the Backcountry: The Seven Years' War in Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1754-1765
Breaking the Backcountry: The Seven Years' War in Virginia and Pennsylvania, 1754-1765
by Matthew C Ward
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Even as the 250th anniversary of its outbreak approaches, the Seven Years' War (otherwise known as the French and Indian War) is still not wholly understood. Most accounts tell the story as a military struggle between British and French forces, with... (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 1776, Thomas Paine published Common Sense, the Continental Congress declared independence, and Washington crossed the Delaware. We are familiar with these famous moments in American history but know little about the extraordinary events occurring that... (read more)

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So Help Me God: The Founding Fathers and the First Great Battle Over Church and State
So Help Me God: The Founding Fathers and the First Great Battle Over Church and State
by Forrest Church
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THE SURPRISING HISTORY OF AMERICAS FIRST BATTLE OF RELIGIOUS POLITICS Current disputes over the line between church and state are neither the first nor the fiercest in our history. In a revelatory look at our nations birth, Forrest Church re-creates our... (read more)

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Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty
Wellspring of Liberty: How Virginia's Religious Dissenters Helped Win the American Revolution and Secured Religious Liberty
by John A Ragosta
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Before the American Revolution, no colony more assiduously protected its established church or more severely persecuted religious dissenters than Virginia. Both its politics and religion were dominated by an Anglican establishment, and dissenters from... (read more)

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Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford History of the United States)
Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Oxford History of the United States)
by Gordon S. Wood
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The Oxford History of the United States is by far the most respected multi-volume history of our nation. The series includes three Pulitzer Prize winners, two New York Times bestsellers, and winners of the Bancroft and Parkman Prizes. Now, in the newest... (read more)

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Moral Minority: Our Skeptical Founding Fathers (06 Edition)
Moral Minority: Our Skeptical Founding Fathers (06 Edition)
by Allen
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In her lively refutation of modern claims about America's religious origins, Brooke Allen looks back at the late eighteenth century and shows decisively that the United States was founded not on Christian principles at all but on Enlightenment ideas... (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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In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence changed the world, but curiously it is now rarely read from start to finish, much less understood. Unsettled by this, Danielle Allen read the text quietly with students and discovered its animating... (read more)

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George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution
George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution
by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
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“As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn't get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans who... (read more)

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William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic
William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic
by Alan Taylor
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Plain, Honest Men: Making of the American Constitution (09 Edition)
Plain, Honest Men: Making of the American Constitution (09 Edition)
by Richard R. Beeman
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In May 1787, in an atmosphere of crisis, delegates met in Philadelphia to design a radically new form of government. Distinguished historian Richard Beeman captures as never before the dynamic of the debate and the characters of the men who labored that... (read more)

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Revolutionary Characters : What Made the Founders Different (06 Edition)
Revolutionary Characters : What Made the Founders Different (06 Edition)
by Gordon S. Wood
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Elegant . . . absorbing . . . from one of our leading scholars of the American Revolution. (The Washington Post Book World)Shrewdly argued . . . powerful. (Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times)Illuminating . . . poignant. (Jon Meacham, The New York Times... (read more)

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The Original Compromise: What the Constitution's Framers Were Really Thinking
The Original Compromise: What the Constitution's Framers Were Really Thinking
by David Robertson
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The eighty-five famous essays by Hamilton, Madison, and Jay--known collectively as the Federalist Papers--comprise the lens through which we typically view the ideas behind the U.S. Constitution. But we are wrong to do so, writes David Brian Robertson... (read more)

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Clothed Robes of Sovereignty (11 Edition)
Clothed Robes of Sovereignty (11 Edition)
by Benjamin H. Irvin
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After the Continental Congress declared independence in 1776, thereby severing political relations with Great Britain, it began to fashion new objects and ceremonies of state with which to proclaim the sovereignty of the infant republic. Congress, for... (read more)

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