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American connections: the founding fathers, networked

By: Burke, James Lee

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2007.:

Seller ID: BB0241298

ISBN: 0743282264

Condition: g


Using the unique approach that he has employed in his previous books, author, columnist, and television commentator James Burke shows us our connections to the fifty-six men who signed the Declaration of Independence. Over the two hundred-plus years that separate us, these connections are often surprising and always fascinating. Burke turns the signers from historical icons into flesh-and-blood people: Some were shady financial manipulators, most were masterful political operators, a few were good human beings, and some were great men. The network that links them to us is also peopled by all s... View more info

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The Day the American Revolution Began

By: Hallahan, William H

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perennial:

Seller ID: BB0232107

ISBN: 0380796058

Condition: vg


At four in the morning on April 19, 1975, a line of British soldiers stared across the village green of Lexington, Massachusetts, at a crowd of seventy-seven Amercican militiamen. A shot rang out, and the Redcoats replied with a devastating volley.But the day that started so well for the king's troops would end in catastrophe: seventy-three British soldiers dead, two hundred wounded, and the survivors chased back into Boston by the angry colonists. Drawing on diaries, letters, official documents, and memoirs, William H. Hallahan vividly captures the drama of those tense twenty-four hours an... View more info

DECISIVE DAY

By: Ketchum, Richard M.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: BB0232128

ISBN: 0385418973

Condition: g


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Killing England: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence (Bill O'Reilly's Killing Series)

By: O'Reilly, Bill ; Martin Dugard

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co., 2017:

Seller ID: BB0261527

ISBN: 1627790640

Condition: vg/vg


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The Great Decision

By: Sloan, Cliff

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PublicAffairs:

Seller ID: BB0209555

ISBN: 1586484265

Condition: vg/vg


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Gettysburg 1863: High Tide of the Confederacy

By: Smith, Carl Bernard

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing (UK):

Seller ID: BB0256295

ISBN: 1855323362

Condition: vg


Osprey's study of the Battle of Gettysburg (1863), one of the decisive battles of the American Civil War (1861-1865). The Confederate invasion of the Northern states was General Lee's last great gamble. By taking the war to the Union he hoped to force Lincoln into peace negotiations, or win support from the European powers who were watching events closely from across the Atlantic. Equally, Meade's Army of the Potomac needed to regain it's fighting credibility after the setbacks of Fredericksburg and saw this as an opportunity to redeem its honour. The clash of 150,000 soldiers from both sides ... View more info

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The first salute

By: Tuchman, Barbara Wertheim

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, c1988.:

Seller ID: BB0261301

ISBN: 0345336674

Condition: vg


From Barbara W. Tuchman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Guns of August, "comes history with a wide-angle The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the classic work "The Guns of August, "Barbara W. Tuchman, 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 England and both France and Holland, demonstrating how the aid of both o... View more info