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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
George Washington
Written by Mark Lardas, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
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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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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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
Format: eBook
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
Format: eBook
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
Format: eBook
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
Format: eBook
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
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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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The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company
The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company
Written by Charles Royster
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307773296
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The Fabulous History of the Dismal Swamp Company
A Story of George Washington's Times
Written by Charles Royster


Format: eBook, 640 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $11.99

From historian Charles Royster--winner of the Francis Parkman, Bancroft, and Lincoln prizes--comes the history of one of eighteenth-century America's most fantastic land speculation deals: William Byrd's scheme to develop 900 square miles of swamp on the Virginia-North Carolina border and create fabulous wealth for himself and other shareholders, including George Washington.

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First Family
First Family
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307594310
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First Family
Abigail and John Adams
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $11.99

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, best-selling author of Founding Brothers and His Excellency brings America’s preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic’s tenuous early years.
John and Abigail Adams left an indelible and remarkably preserved portrait of their lives together in... Read more >
First Family
First Family
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
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ISBN: 9780739377833
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First Family
Abigail and John Adams
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $28.00

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, best-selling author of Founding Brothers and His Excellency brings America’s preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic’s tenuous early years.
John and Abigail Adams left an indelible and remarkably preserved portrait of their lives together in... Read more >
First Family
First Family
Written by Joseph J. Ellis, Read by Kimberly Farr
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739368749
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First Family
Abigail and John Adams
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $40.00

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, best-selling author of Founding Brothers and His Excellency brings America’s preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic’s tenuous early years.
John and Abigail Adams left an indelible and remarkably preserved portrait of their lives together in... Read more >
First Family
First Family
Written by Joseph J. Ellis, Read by Kimberly Farr
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739368756
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First Family
Abigail and John Adams
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
Read by Kimberly Farr


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $20.00

The Pulitzer Prize–winning, best-selling author of Founding Brothers and His Excellency brings America’s preeminent first couple to life in a moving and illuminating narrative that sweeps through the American Revolution and the republic’s tenuous early years.
John and Abigail Adams left an indelible and remarkably preserved portrait of their lives together in... Read more >
Madison and Jefferson
Madison and Jefferson
Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780679604105
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Madison and Jefferson

Written by Andrew Burstein and Nancy Isenberg


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 28, 2010
Price: $14.99

“[A] monumental dual biography . . . a distinguished work, combining deep research, a pleasing narrative style and an abundance of fresh insights, a rare combination.”—The Dallas Morning News
 
The third and fourth presidents have long been considered proper gentlemen, with Thomas Jefferson’s genius overshadowing James Madison’s judgment and common sense... Read more >
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Revolutionary Deists
Revolutionary Deists
Written by Kerry Walters
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781616141905
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Revolutionary Deists
Early America's Rational Infidels
Written by Kerry Walters


Format: Trade Paperback, 279 pages
On Sale: August 24, 2010
Price: $20.00

For some eighty-five years—between, roughly, 1725 and 1810—the American colonies were agitated by what can only be described as a revolutionary movement. This was not the well-known political revolution that culminated in the War of Independence, but a revolution in religious and ethical thought. Its proponents called their radical viewpoint "deism."... Read more >
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