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Mr. President
Mr. President
Written by Ray Raphael
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307958563
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Mr. President
How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive
Written by Ray Raphael


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

The little-known story of the dramatic political maneuverings and personalities behind the creation of the office of the president, with ramifications that continue to this day.
 
On June 1, 1787, when the Federal Convention first talked of establishing a new executive branch, James Wilson moved that “the Executive consist of... Read more >
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Ten Tea Parties
Patriotic Protests That History Forgot
Written by Joseph Cummins


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $18.95

Everyone knows the story of the Boston Tea Party—in which colonists stormed three British ships and dumped 92,000 pounds of tea into Boston Harbor. But do you know the history of the Philadelphia Tea Party (December 1773)? How about the York, Maine, Tea Party (September 1774) or the Wilmington, North Carolina...

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Uncovering the Truth About Meriwether Lewis

Written by Thomas C. Danisi


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $12.99

The critically acclaimed biography Meriwether Lewis, coauthored by Thomas C. Danisi, was praised for its meticulous research and for shedding new light on the adventurous life and controversial death of the great explorer who became famous through the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Now, the author, with some help from contributors, extends... Read more >
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Uncovering the Truth About Meriwether Lewis
Uncovering the Truth About Meriwether Lewis
Written by Thomas C. Danisi, Foreword by Robert J. Moore, Jr. PH.D.
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616145057
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Uncovering the Truth About Meriwether Lewis

Written by Thomas C. Danisi
Foreword by Robert J. Moore, Jr. PH.D.


Format: Hardcover, 466 pages
On Sale: January 24, 2012
Price: $26.00

The critically acclaimed biography Meriwether Lewis, coauthored by Thomas C. Danisi, was praised for its meticulous research and for shedding new light on the adventurous life and controversial death of the great explorer who became famous through the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Now, the author, with some help from contributors, extends... Read more >
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Ten Tea Parties
Ten Tea Parties
Written by Joseph Cummins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745607
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Ten Tea Parties
Patriotic Protests That History Forgot
Written by Joseph Cummins


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $18.95

Everyone knows the story of the Boston Tea Party—in which colonists stormed three British ships and dumped 92,000 pounds of tea into Boston Harbor. But do you know the history of the Philadelphia Tea Party (December 1773)? How about the York, Maine, Tea Party (September 1774) or the Wilmington, North Carolina... Read more >
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Great Issues in American History, Vol. II
Great Issues in American History, Vol. II
Written by Richard Hofstadter
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ISBN: 9780307809704
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Great Issues in American History, Vol. II
From the Revolution to the Civil War, 1765-1865
Written by Richard Hofstadter


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: January 4, 2012
Price: $11.99

Volume II gathers documents from the period of the Revolution through the Jacksonian era, up to the Civil War and the Emancipation. To fit both Colonial and Early National courses, documents covering 1765-1776 appear at the beginning of this volume and at the end of Volume I. Read more >
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Wabash 1791
Wabash 1791
Written by John F. Winkler, Illustrated by Peter Dennis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781849086769
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Wabash 1791
St Clair's defeat
Written by John F. Winkler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $19.95

Osprey's Campaign title for the battle that marked Major General Arthur St. Clair's downfall in the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795). In 1791, the US Army conducted its first important operation. St. Clair led an American army of about 2,000 into what now is Ohio. On 4 November 1791, the campaign ended in... Read more >
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Wabash 1791
St Clair's defeat
Written by John F. Winkler
Illustrated by Peter Dennis


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: November 22, 2011
Price: $15.95

Osprey's Campaign title for the battle that marked Major General Arthur St. Clair's downfall in the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795). In 1791, the US Army conducted its first important operation. St. Clair led an American army of about 2,000 into what now is Ohio. On 4 November 1791, the campaign ended in... Read more >
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The Jefferson Bible, Smithsonian Edition
The Jefferson Bible, Smithsonian Edition
Written by Thomas Jefferson, Contribution by Janice Stagnitto Ellis, Introduction by Harry Rubenstein and Barbara Clark Smith
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343123
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The Jefferson Bible, Smithsonian Edition
The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth
Written by Thomas Jefferson
Contribution by Janice Stagnitto Ellis
Introduction by Harry Rubenstein and Barbara Clark Smith


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: November 1, 2011
Price: $35.00

The Jefferson Bible, or The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth as it is formally titled, was Thomas Jefferson's effort to extract what he considered the pertinent doctrine of Jesus by removing sections of the New Testament containing supernatural aspects as well as perceived misinterpretations he believed had been added... Read more >
George Washington

Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: eBook, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $9.95

George Washington may be one of history's most underrated commanders. Overlooked in favour of his contemporaries such as Napoleon Bonaparte and Frederick the Great, Washington's achievements are arguably more impressive. Frederick and Napoleon inherited formidable militaries, and both had extensive military training and experience prior to assuming command of armies. Washington... Read more >
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George Washington
George Washington
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Graham Turner
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ISBN: 9781849084482
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George Washington

Written by Mark Lardas
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $17.95

George Washington may be one of history's most underrated commanders. Overlooked in favour of his contemporaries such as Napoleon Bonaparte and Frederick the Great, Washington's achievements are arguably more impressive. Frederick and Napoleon inherited formidable militaries, and both had extensive military training and experience prior to assuming command of armies. Washington... Read more >
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First Family
First Family
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307389992
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First Family
Abigail and John Adams
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $15.95

In this rich and engrossing account, John and Abigail Adams come to life against the backdrop of the Republic’s tenuous early years.
 
Drawing on over 1,200 letters exchanged between the couple, Ellis tells a story both personal and panoramic. We learn about the many years Abigail and John spent apart as John’s...

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Signing Their Rights Away
Signing Their Rights Away
Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594745201
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Signing Their Rights Away

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $19.95

Unfold Book Jacket for a Full-Color Reproduction of the U.S. Constitution

With their book Signing Their Lives Away, Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese introduced readers to the 56 statesmen (and occasional scoundrels!) who signed the Declaration of Independence. Now they’ve turned their attention to the 39 men who met in the summer... Read more >
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Signing Their Rights Away

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $19.95

Unfold Book Jacket for a Full-Color Reproduction of the U.S. Constitution

With their book Signing Their Lives Away, Denise Kiernan and Joseph D’Agnese introduced readers to the 56 statesmen (and occasional scoundrels!) who signed the Declaration of Independence. Now they’ve turned their attention to the 39 men who met in the summer... Read more >
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The Radicalism of the American Revolution
The Radicalism of the American Revolution
Written by Gordon S. Wood
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ISBN: 9780307758965
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The Radicalism of the American Revolution

Written by Gordon S. Wood


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2011
Price: $13.99

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 democratic one, whose emerging realities sometimes baffled and disappointed its founding fathers.


From the... Read more >
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The First Salute
The First Salute
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman
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ISBN: 9780307798572
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The First Salute
A View of the American Revolution
Written by Barbara W. Tuchman


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: June 22, 2011
Price: $13.99

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... Read more >
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A Struggle for Power
A Struggle for Power
Written by Theodore Draper
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ISBN: 9780307760005
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A Struggle for Power
The American Revolution
Written by Theodore Draper


Format: eBook, 560 pages
On Sale: May 4, 2011
Price: $12.99

rom one of the great political journalists of our time comes a boldly argued reinterpretation of the central event in our collective past--a book that portrays the American Revolution not as a clash of ideologies but as a Machiavellian struggle for power.


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Revolutionary Founders
Revolutionary Founders
Edited by Alfred F. Young, Ray Raphael and Gary Nash
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271105
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Revolutionary Founders
Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation
Edited by Alfred F. Young, Ray Raphael and Gary Nash


Format: Hardcover, 464 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $32.50

In twenty-two original essays, leading historians reveal the radical impulses at the founding of the American Republic. Here is a fresh new reading of the American Revolution that gives voice and recognition to a generation of radical thinkers and doers whose revolutionary ideals outstripped those of the Founding Fathers.

While the Founding... Read more >
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Revolutionary Founders
Revolutionary Founders
Edited by Alfred F. Young, Ray Raphael and Gary Nash
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307596833
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Revolutionary Founders
Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation
Edited by Alfred F. Young, Ray Raphael and Gary Nash


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: April 19, 2011
Price: $12.99

In twenty-two original essays, leading historians reveal the radical impulses at the founding of the American Republic. Here is a fresh new reading of the American Revolution that gives voice and recognition to a generation of radical thinkers and doers whose revolutionary ideals outstripped those of the Founding Fathers.

While the Founding... Read more >
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The Constitutional Convention
The Constitutional Convention
Written by James Madison, Edward J. Larson and Michael P. Winship
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ISBN: 9780307789204
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The Constitutional Convention
A Narrative History from the Notes of James Madison
Written by James Madison, Edward J. Larson and Michael P. Winship


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2011
Price: $11.99

In 1787, the American union was in disarray. The incompatible demands of the separate states threatened its existence; some states were even in danger of turning into the kind of tyranny they had so recently deposed. A truly national government was needed, one that could raise money, regulate commerce, and defend... Read more >
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Founding Gardeners
Founding Gardeners
Written by Andrea Wulf
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307269904
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Founding Gardeners
The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation
Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $35.00

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 were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty... Read more >
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Founding Gardeners
Founding Gardeners
Written by Andrea Wulf
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ISBN: 9780307595546
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Founding Gardeners

Written by Andrea Wulf


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $14.99

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 were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty... Read more >
Founding Gardeners
Founding Gardeners
Written by Andrea Wulf, Read by Antonia Bath
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307881212
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Founding Gardeners
The Revolutionary Generation, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation
Written by Andrea Wulf
Read by Antonia Bath


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 29, 2011
Price: $20.00

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 were elemental passions, as deeply ingrained in their characters as their belief in liberty... Read more >
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The Loyalists
The Loyalists
Written by Christopher Moore
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994840
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The Loyalists
Revolution Exile Settlement
Written by Christopher Moore


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 4, 2011
Price: $13.99

In 1783 and 1784, some fifty thousand Americans felt that they could not support the revolution against Britain. They were called Loyalists – and there would be no place for them in the new United States.

As they streamed into the Canadian colonies to the north, they changed forever the face of... Read more >
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Dreaming Up America

Written by Russell Banks


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $13.95

With America ever under global scrutiny, Russell Banks contemplates the questions of our origins, values, heroes, conflicts, and contradictions. He writes with conversational ease and emotional insight, drawing on contemporary politics, literature, film, and his knowledge of American history. Read more >
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