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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
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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
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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 >
Signing Their Lives Away

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 1, 2010
Price: $19.95

In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence—yet how many of them do we actually remember? Signing Their Lives Away introduces readers to the eclectic group of statesmen, soldiers, slaveholders, and scoundrels who signed this historic... Read more >
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Loyalists and Layabouts
Loyalists and Layabouts
Written by Stephen Kimber
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ISBN: 9780385672801
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Loyalists and Layabouts
The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 1783-1792
Written by Stephen Kimber


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 4, 2010
Price: $13.99

Marking the 225th anniversary of loyalist landings in Canada, this important and comprehensive history is essential reading on the shaping of our country.

The few hundred loyalists who gathered at Roubalet’s Tavern in New York on the night of Saturday, November 16, 1782, shared a vision of the future intended to... Read more >
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Plain, Honest Men
Plain, Honest Men
Written by Richard Beeman
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ISBN: 9780812976847
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Plain, Honest Men
The Making of the American Constitution
Written by Richard Beeman


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $18.00

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 historic summer. Virtually all of the issues in dispute—the... Read more >
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Dreaming Up America
Dreaming Up America
Written by Russell Banks
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ISBN: 9781583228913
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Dreaming Up America

Written by Russell Banks


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: February 2, 2010
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 American Revolution
The American Revolution
Written by Leland G. Stauber
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591027638
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The American Revolution
A Grand Mistake
Written by Leland G. Stauber


Format: Hardcover, 292 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2009
Price: $27.00

In this iconoclastic assessment of America’s War of Independence, political scientist Leland G. Stauber presents a fundamental reinterpretation of the birth and the subsequent development of the United States. He challenges head-on the prevailing American national saga, arguing that our independence from Britain was premature and that the experience of Canada... Read more >
The 10 Big Lies About America
The 10 Big Lies About America
Written by Michael Medved
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ISBN: 9780307394071
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The 10 Big Lies About America
Combating Destructive Distortions About Our Nation
Written by Michael Medved


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $15.99

"It ain’t so much the things we don’t know that get us into trouble," nineteenth-century humorist Josh Billings remarked. "It’s the things we know that just ain’t so."


In this bold New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author and talk-radio host Michael Medved zeroes in on ten of the biggest fallacies that millions... Read more >
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A Wilderness So Immense
A Wilderness So Immense
Written by Jon Kukla
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ISBN: 9780307493231
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A Wilderness So Immense
The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America
Written by Jon Kukla


Format: eBook
On Sale: September 23, 2009
Price: $13.99

In A Wilderness so Immense, historian Jon Kukla recounts the fascinating tale of the personal maneuverings, political posturing, and international intrigue that culminated in the greatest land deal in history. Spanning nearly two decades, Kukla’s book brings to life a pageant of characters from Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and John Jay... Read more >
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The Muse of the Revolution
The Muse of the Revolution
Written by Nancy Rubin Stuart
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780807055175
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The Muse of the Revolution
The Secret Pen of Mercy Otis Warren and the Founding of a Nation
Written by Nancy Rubin Stuart


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $26.00

Praised by her mentor John Adams, Mercy Otis Warren was America's first woman playwright and female historian of the American Revolution. In this unprecedented biography, Nancy Rubin Stuart reveals how Warren's provocative writing made her an exception among the largely voiceless women of the eighteenth century. Read more >
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Patriot Pirates
Patriot Pirates
Written by Robert H. Patton
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ISBN: 9780307390554
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Patriot Pirates

Written by Robert H. Patton


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: June 30, 2009
Price: $16.00

In this lively narrative history, Robert H. Patton, grandson of the World War II battlefield legend, tells a sweeping tale of courage, capitalism, naval warfare, and international political intrigue set on the high seas during the American Revolution. Patriot Pirates highlights the obscure but pivotal role played by colonial privateers in... Read more >
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Loyalists and Layabouts
Loyalists and Layabouts
Written by Stephen Kimber
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ISBN: 9780385661737
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Loyalists and Layabouts
The Rapid Rise and Faster Fall of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, 1783-1792
Written by Stephen Kimber


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: May 12, 2009
Price: $19.95

Marking the 225th anniversary of loyalist landings in Canada, this important and comprehensive history is essential reading on the shaping of our country.

The few hundred loyalists who gathered at Roubalet’s Tavern in New York on the night of Saturday, November 16, 1782, shared a vision of the future intended to... Read more >
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Signing Their Lives Away
Signing Their Lives Away
Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594743306
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Signing Their Lives Away

Written by Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: May 1, 2009
Price: $19.95

In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence—yet how many of them do we actually remember? Signing Their Lives Away introduces readers to the eclectic group of statesmen, soldiers, slaveholders, and scoundrels who signed this historic... Read more >
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Plain, Honest Men
Plain, Honest Men
Written by Richard Beeman
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781588367266
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Plain, Honest Men
The Making of the American Constitution
Written by Richard Beeman


Format: eBook
On Sale: March 17, 2009
Price: $13.99

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 historic summer. Virtually all of the issues in dispute—the... Read more >
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What They Didn't Teach You About the American Revolution
What They Didn't Teach You About the American Revolution
Written by Mike Wright
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ISBN: 9780307549143
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What They Didn't Teach You About the American Revolution

Written by Mike Wright


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $13.99

What made the founding fathers so great (Or were they?). And don't forget the founding mothers. We have intrigue and skulduggery with spies from Nathan Hale to Benedict Arnold, including enlightening stops on the distaff side of espionage for Patience Wright, Lydia Darragh, and Ann Bates. Read more >
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Founding Faith
Founding Faith
Written by Steven Waldman
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ISBN: 9780812974744
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Founding Faith
How Our Founding Fathers Forged a Radical New Approach to Religious Liberty
Written by Steven Waldman


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.00

The culture wars have distorted the dramatic story of how Americans came to worship freely. Many activists on the right maintain that the United States was founded as a “Christian nation.” Many on the left contend that the First Amendment was designed to boldly separate church and state. Neither of these... Read more >
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Twilight at Monticello
Twilight at Monticello
Written by Alan Pell Crawford
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ISBN: 9780812969467
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Twilight at Monticello
The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson
Written by Alan Pell Crawford


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2009
Price: $15.00

Much has been written about Thomas Jefferson, and with good reason: He was the architect of our democracy, a visionary chief executive who expanded this nation’s physical boundaries to unimagined lengths. But Twilight at Monticello is entirely new: an unprecedented look at the intimate Jefferson in his final years–from his return... Read more >
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Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
Written by David Bonk, Illustrated by Graham Turner
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781846033506
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Trenton and Princeton 1776-77
Washington crosses the Delaware
Written by David Bonk
Illustrated by Graham Turner


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: January 20, 2009
Price: $21.95

Following the battle of White River and the fall of Forts Washington and Lee during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783), George Washington withdrew his army, crossing the Delaware River to regroup. However, with morale at a critical low and the terms of enlistment of many of his troops set to expire... Read more >
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Twilight at Monticello
Twilight at Monticello
Written by Alan Pell Crawford
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ISBN: 9781588368386
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Twilight at Monticello
The Final Years of Thomas Jefferson
Written by Alan Pell Crawford


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 19, 2008
Price: $11.99

Twilight at Monticello is something entirely new: an unprecedented and engrossing personal look at the intimate Jefferson in his final years that will change the way readers think about this true American icon. It was during these years–from his return to Monticello in 1809 after two terms as president until his...

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American Creation
American Creation
Written by Joseph J. Ellis
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ISBN: 9780307276452
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American Creation
Triumphs and Tragedies in the Founding of the Republic
Written by Joseph J. Ellis


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $16.00

National Bestseller

Acclaimed historian Joseph J. Ellis brings his unparalleled talents to this riveting account of the early years of the Republic.

The last quarter of the eighteenth century remains the most politically creative era in American history, when a dedicated group of men undertook a bold experiment in political ideals. It was...

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Mr. Jefferson's Women
Mr. Jefferson's Women
Written by Jon Kukla
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400078578
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Mr. Jefferson's Women

Written by Jon Kukla


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 14, 2008
Price: $17.00

From the acclaimed author of A Wilderness So Immense comes a pioneering study of Thomas Jefferson's relationships with women, both personal and political.

The author of the Declaration of Independence, who wrote the words “all men are created equal,” was surprisingly uncomfortable with woman. In eight chapters, Kukla examines the evidence... Read more >
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The Crisis
The Crisis
Written by Thomas Paine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781591026310
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The Crisis

Written by Thomas Paine


Format: Trade Paperback, 251 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $14.99

In the winter of 1776, the American War of Independence, which had been declared months before, was in trouble. British troops had quickly advanced through New York to crush the rebellion, and the Continental army was in retreat and on the verge of disintegration. At the end of that year, on... Read more >
The Muse of the Revolution
The Secret Pen of Mercy Otis Warren and the Founding of a Nation
Written by Nancy Rubin Stuart


Format: eBook
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $26.00

Praised by her mentor John Adams, Mercy Otis Warren was America's first woman playwright and female historian of the American Revolution. In this unprecedented biography, Nancy Rubin Stuart reveals how Warren's provocative writing made her an exception among the largely voiceless women of the eighteenth century.


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