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Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)

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  • Time's Convert

    return to the spellbinding world of A Discovery of Witches

    by Deborah Harkness

    **From the Sunday Times bestselling author of A Discovery of Witches, now a major Sky original TV series**Return to the enchanting world of the All Souls trilogy for a love story like no other...Marcus Whitmore was made a vampire in the eighteenth century. Over two hundred years later, he finds himself in love with Phoebe Taylor, a human who decides to become a vampire herself.And with tradition ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Alexander Hamilton

    by Ron Chernow

    series Great Lives
    You've seen the show, you've sung the songs, now read the full story of America's most misunderstood founding father.'I was swept up by the story. I thought it 'out-Dickens' Dickens in the unlikeliness of this man's rise from his humble beginnings in Nevis in the Caribbean, to changing, helping shape our young nation. And it's uniquely an immigrant story and it's uniquely a story about writers ... ... Read more

    $9.56 AUD

  • The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

    by Annette Gordon-Reed

    Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize: “[A] commanding and important book.”—Jill Lepore, The New YorkerThis epic work—named a best book of the year by the Washington Post, Time, the Los Angeles Times, Amazon, the San Francisco Chronicle, and a notable book by the New York Times—tells the story of the Hemingses, whose close blood ties to our third president had been ... Read more

    $20.23 AUD

  • The World in 1776

    by Marshall B. Davidson

    One-third of the men who signed the Declaration of Independence were not of English stock. Eight were first-generation immigrants. It was in recognition of the mixed European background of so many Americans that John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson proposed that the seal of the United States bear the national emblems of France, Germany, Holland, Ireland, Scotland, and England, thus ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • American Heritage History of Early America: 1492-1776

    by Robert G. Ahearn

    Here, from American Heritage, is the human, vital story of America's beginnings - from the journeys of early explorers and the founding of the Plymouth and Jamestown colonies to the French and Indian Wars and victory in the War of Independence. ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Benjamin Franklin

    An American Life

    by Walter Isaacson

    In this authoritative and engrossing full-scale biography, Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Einstein and Steve Jobs, shows how the most fascinating of America's founders helped define our national character.Benjamin Franklin is the founding father who winks at us, the one who seems made of flesh rather than marble. In a sweeping narrative that follows Franklin’s life from Boston to ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Bowery

    The Strange History of New York's Oldest Street

    by Stephen Paul DeVillo

    From peglegged Peter Stuyvesant to CBGB’s, the story of the Bowery reflects the history of the city that grew up around it.It was the street your mother warned you about—even if you lived in San Francisco. Long associated with skid row, saloons, freak shows, violence, and vice, the Bowery often showed the worst New York City had to offer. Yet there were times when it showed its best as well.The ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • John F. Kennedy

    An Unfinished Life 1917-1963

    by Robert Dallek

    Mass-market edition of the first authoritative single-volume biography of John F. Kennedy to be written in nearly four decades. Drawing upon first-hand sources and never-before-opened archives, prize-winning historian Robert Dallek reveals more than we ever knew about Jack Kennedy, forever changing the way we think about his life, his presidency and his legacy.Dallek also discloses that, while ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • The Thirteen Colonies

    by Louis B. Wright

    If the origin of the colonial period was accidental, the ending was not. The representatives of the thirteen colonies who approved the Declaration of Independence in 1776 charted a collision course, aware of the obstacles in their path and the risks they were taking. The events that led to their decision took place over a period of nearly 300 years. Looking back, the wonder is that it culminated ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The First Salute

    A View of the American Revolution

    by Barbara W. Tuchman

    Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of the classic The Guns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War.In The First Salute, one of America’s consummate historians crafts a rigorously original view of the American Revolution. Barbara W. Tuchman places the Revolution in the context of the centuries-long conflicts between ... Read more

    $18.58 AUD

  • Jefferson

    by Davidson Butler

    In 1826, Thomas Jefferson was laid to rest at Monticello beside his wife and daughters. His epitaph, which he composed, reads, "Here was buried Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of American Independence, of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, and father of the University of Virginia." Jefferson's tombstone does not bear a word of his political accomplishment - forty years as ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • 1776

    America and Britain at War

    by David McCullough

    America's most acclaimed historian presents the intricate story of the year of the birth of the United States of America. 1776 tells two gripping stories: how a group of squabbling, disparate colonies became the United States, and how the British Empire tried to stop them. A story with a cast of amazing characters from George III to George Washington, to soldiers and their families, this ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • How the Irish Won the American Revolution

    A New Look at the Forgotten Heroes of America's War of Independence

    by Phillip Thomas Tucker

    When the Continental Congress decided to declare independence from the British empire in 1776, ten percent of the population of their fledgling country were from Ireland. By 1790, close to 500,000 Irish citizens had immigrated to America. They were was very active in the American Revolution, both on the battlefields and off, and yet their stories are not well known. The important contributions of ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Liberty! The American Revolution

    by Thomas Fleming

    series The Thomas Fleming Library #1
    Liberty! brings to life one of the most important and compelling stories in America's history: the struggle for independence and the birth of the nation. New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming's gripping narrative captures the high drama of the revolutionary war years and the unyielding courage and political genius of the men and women who imagined a new set of political possibilities ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • The Wild West: History, Myth & The Making of America

    History, Myth & The Making of America

    by Frederick Nolan

    On 14 May 1804, the personal secretary President Thomas Jefferson, one Capt. Meriwether Lewis, and a companion, William Clark, led a thirty-three-man expedition to the new lands of Louisiana, purchased from Napoleon the previous year. 8,000 miles (13,000 km) and two years later, after rafting up the Missouri and crossing the Rocky Mountains, they reached the far side of the world, the Pacific ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • The World in 1800

    by Olivier Bernier

    "Olivier Bernier's richly detailed, engaging, and elegant books offers a splendid refresher course on a pivotal moment in world history - the dawn of the modern era." - Francine du Plessix Gray. In the year 1800, almost everyone lived very much as their ancestors had, going back countless generations. In the countryside, illiterate peasants - the majority of the population - still scratched out a ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • American Heritage History of Young America: 1783-1860

    by Francis Russell

    Young America is a star-spangled account of the perilous, exuberant, dissension-filled first six decades of the United States. The book opens with George Washington's triumphant journey to New York City for his inauguration as first president of the United States. It ends with Abraham Lincoln's solemn farewell to Springfield as he takes a train to Washington to become the sixteenth - and almost ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Lafayette

    by Olivier Bernier

    Historian Olivier Bernier draws an indelible portrait of the man who represented, more than anyone else, the idea of French nobility to all Americans of the early Republic and who represented to the French the idea of freedom and its American expression. Lafayette was, indeed, the hero of two worlds. Bernier's Lafayette - much of it based on previously inaccessible documents - is a man who lived ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • American Heritage History of the American Revolution

    by Bruce Lancaster

    "A magnificent book. . . . Bruce Lancaster's text is terse, rapid, lucid, and dramatic . . . filled with the color and excitement of a grim and bloody war." The New York Times. The American Heritage History of the American Revolution is the complete chronicle of the Revolutionary War told in full detail. Lancaster starts his story with an examination of colonial society and the origins of the ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge

    by Thomas Fleming

    series The Thomas Fleming Library #1
    "A superb retelling of the story of Valley Forge and its aftermath, demonstrating that reality is far more compelling than myth." - Gordon S. Wood. The defining moments of the American Revolution did not occur on the battlefield or at the diplomatic table, writes New York Times bestselling author Thomas Fleming, but at Valley Forge. Fleming transports us to December 1777. While the British army ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • American History:A Very Short Introduction

    by Paul S. Boyer

    series Very Short Introductions
    In a miracle of concision, Paul S. Boyer provides a wide-ranging and authoritative history of America, capturing in a compact space the full story of our nation. Ranging from the earliest Native American settlers to the presidency of Barack Obama, this Very Short Introduction offers an illuminating account of politics, diplomacy, and war as well as the full spectrum of social, cultural, and ... Read more

    $11.65 AUD

  • American Heritage History of the United States

    by Douglas Brinkley

    "Douglas Brinkley and American Heritage have done a grand job. This is a first-rate book: fair, clear, and enormously welcome." - David McCullough. "Douglas Brinkley's one-volume history is a riveting narrative of unique people who have come to call themselves American. There is no dust on these pages as the author brilliantly tells our national story with skill and brevity." In this rich and ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Thomas Jefferson

    by Henry Moscow

    President Thomas Jefferson wrote America's Declaration of Independence, but he also was an anthropologist, architect, astronomer, botanist, diplomat, farmer, inventor, lawyer, mathematician, and musician. He spoke French, Greek, Italian, Latin, and Spanish. He founded the University of Virginia and today's Democratic Party. During his eight years in office, he doubled the country's size. Public ... Read more

    $15.34 AUD

  • Common Sense

    by Thomas Paine and 1 more

    In 1776, America was a hotbed of enlightenment and revolution. Thomas Paine not only spurred his fellow Americans to action but soon came to symbolize the spirit of the Revolution. His elegantly persuasive pieces spoke to the hearts and minds of those fighting for freedom. He was later outlawed in Britain, jailed in France, and finally labeled an atheist upon his return to America."No writer has ... Read more

    $3.86 AUD