History - United States - Colonial Period (1600-1775)

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The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of ...

Bernard Bailyn

Finalist for the Pulitzer PrizeBernard Bailyn gives us a compelling, fresh account of the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to British North America, their involvements with each other, and their struggles...

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Published: Aug 2013

Mayflower

Nathaniel Philbrick

From the bestselling author of In the Heart of the Sea -- winner of the National Book Award -- the startling story of the Plymouth Colony. From the perilous ocean crossing to the shared bounty of the first Thanksgiving, the Pilgrim...

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Published: May 2007

As If an Enemy's Country: The British...

Richard Archer

In the dramatic period leading to the American Revolution, no event did more to foment patriotic sentiment among colonists than the armed occupation of Boston by British soldiers. As If an Enemy's Country is Richard Archer's gripping ...

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Published: Apr 2012

A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Tria...

Emerson W. Baker

Beginning in January 1692, Salem Village in colonial Massachusetts witnessed the largest and most lethal outbreak of witchcraft in early America. Villagers--mainly young women--suffered from unseen torments that caused them to writhe,...

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Published: Oct 2016

Igniting the American Revolution: 177...

Derek Beck

"For those who like their history rich in vivid details, Derek Beck has served up a delicious brew in this book. This may soon become everyone's favorite." -Thomas Fleming, author of Liberty!: The American Revolution A provocative new...

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Published: May 2016

American History: A Very Short Introd...

Paul S. Boyer

In a miracle of concision, Paul S. Boyer provides a wide-ranging and authoritative history of America, capturing in a compact space the full story of our nation. Ranging from the earliest Native American settlers to the presidency of ...

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Published: Sep 2012

An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Ca...

Nick Bunker

Finalist for the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in HistoryWritten from a strikingly fresh perspective, this new account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American Revolution shows how a lethal blend of politics, personalities, and e...

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Published: Aug 2015

America's Star-Spangled Story - Celeb...

Jane Hampton Cook

O Say Can You See? You've sung or heard the lyrics hundreds of times, but how well do you know the story behind the Nation's song? In America's Star-Spangled Story, award-winning author and former White House webmaster, Jane Hampton ...

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Published: May 2014

The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That ...

Stephen Coss

The "intelligent and sweeping" (Booklist) story of the crucial year that prefigured the events of the American Revolution in 1776—and how Boston's smallpox epidemic was at the center of it all.In The Fever of 1721 Stephen ...

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Published: Mar 2017

How the Post Office Created America: ...

Winifred Gallagher

A masterful history of a long underappreciated institution, How the Post Office Created America examines the surprising role of the postal service in our nation's political, social, economic, and physical development. The founders es...

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Published: Jul 2017

The Scotch-Irish in America

Samuel Swett Green

The Scotch-Irish in America was first delivered as an address to the American Antiquarian Society in 1895 and later published by Charles Hamilton of Worcester, Massachusetts, in the same year. This well-annotated essay provides a clea...

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Published: Apr 2017

The Black Boys Uprising of 1765: Trad...

Dan Guzy

For settlers trying to scratch out a livelihood along the Conococheague Creek in south-central Pennsylvania, the years during the French & Indian and Pontiac's wars were times of uncertainty and downright terror as Indians murdered, s...

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Published: Sep 2014

A Kingdom Strange: The Brief and Trag...

James Horn

In 1587, John White led 117 English men, women, and children to Roanoke Island, off the coast of North Carolina. They hoped to establish a British foothold in North America, but soon found themselves struggling to survive. White retur...

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Published: Oct 2011

The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson...

Thomas Jefferson

During his remarkable lifetime, Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826) served his country in many capacities, including as the third President of the United States. But ultimately, this gifted individual — an accomplished architect, natural...

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Published: Mar 2017

Northern Armageddon: The Battle of th...

Donald Peter Macgreg MacLeod

The battle on the Plains of Abraham lasted twenty minutes, and at its finish the course of a continent was changed forever: New military tactics were used for the first time against standard European formations; Generals Wolfe and ...

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Published: Feb 2017

1493: Uncovering the New World Columb...

Charles C. Mann

A deeply engaging new history of how European settlements in the post-Colombian Americas shaped the world, from the bestselling author of 1491. Presenting the latest research by biologists, anthropologists, archaeologists, and histori...

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Published: Jul 2012

Common Sense (Wisehouse Classics Edit...

Thomas Paine

COMMON SENSE is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775-76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. The pamphlet explained the advantages of and t...

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Published: Nov 2015

Braddock's Defeat: The Battle of the ...

David L. Preston

On July 9, 1755, British regulars and American colonial troops under the command of General Edward Braddock, commander in chief of the British Army in North America, were attacked by French and Native American forces shortly after cro...

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Published: Dec 2017

Colonial America: A Very Short Introd...

Alan Taylor

In the traditional narrative of American colonial history, early European settlements, as well as native peoples and African slaves, were treated in passing as unfortunate aberrations in a fundamentally upbeat story of Englishmen beco...

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Published: Nov 2012

Greenlee County; the wonderland of Ar...

Various

Trieste Publishing has a massive catalogue of classic book titles. Our aim is to provide readers with the highest quality reproductions of fiction and non-fiction literature that has stood the test of time. The many thousands of books...

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Published: Nov 2017

American Slavery: A Very Short Introd...

Heather Andrea Williams

Europeans, Africans, and American Indians practiced slavery long before the first purchase of a captive African by a white land-owner in the American colonies; that, however, is the image of slavery most prevalent in the minds of Amer...

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Published: Aug 2014
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