John F. Winkler; Peter Dennis
Following the defeat at Wabash, in 1792 the Washington administration created a new US Army to replace the one that had been destroyed. The man chosen to lead it was...
Tells the story of how George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams and James Madison's passion for nature, plants, agriculture and gardens shaped the birth of America. This title shows that...
Brendan Morrissey; Adam Hook
This work covers the longest and hardest-fought engagement of the entire War of Independence. His actions at Monmouth led to the dismissal and ultimate court martial of General Charles Lee...
The British assault on Breed's Hill and the burning of Charlestown were the first major battles of the American Revolution; after the events at Boston there was no...
Paul S. Boyer
This brief history of America will span the earliest migrations to the present, reflecting Paul S. Boyer's interests in social, intellectual, and cultural history,...
"It is not only the cause, but our manner of conducting it, that will establish character."
--John Dickinson, 1773
A nation at war and widespread mistrust of...
Arthur S. Lefkowitz
Without any formal training in engineering and only and rickety old shed to work in, David Bushnell designed and built the world's combat ready submersible. The Turtle, named for its...
Stuart Reid; Richard Hook
Details the reality of life for the ordinary infantry soldier of King George both at home and abroad. The author of this volume analyzes the changes in organization, fighting tactics...
Marko Zlatich; Peter F. Copeland
Describes the uniforms, weaponry, military practices and tactics of the rebel forces commanded by General Washington during the American War of Independence, an army that became more coherent and organized...
The publication of Thomas Paine's incendiary pamphlet, Common Sense, in January of 1776 proved the tipping point for America's Revolutionary War. This edition features the full text of Thomas Paine's...
Thomas E. Crocker
Crocker uses a wealth of sources to tell the story of one of the most important events in the American colonial period--the failed attempt by the British to drive the...
A deeply researched but beautifully written account of why the American Revolution originated in Boston Identifies and explains social, cultural, and demographic characteristics of Boston that are...
Robert L. Tonsetic
In this book, Robert Tonsetic provides a detailed analysis of the key battles and campaigns of 1781, supported by numerous eyewitness accounts from privates to generals in the American, French...
Mark Lardas; Graham Turner
Theodore P. Savas; J. David Dameron
This remarkable new handbook makes studying the Revolutionary War simple and pleasurable. The authors use clear and concise writing broken down into short and easy to...
David Smith; Graham Turner
Osprey's examination of the COntinentals' first battle of the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). General Sir William Howe's NewYork campaign gave the British ...