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A Company Man

The Remarkable French-Atlantic Voyage of a Clerk for the Company of the Indies [HC]

Greenwald, Erin M.

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Shaping the Body Politic
Shaping the Body Politic

Art and Political Formation in Early America

McInnis, Maurie D., Nelson, Louis P.

Traditional narratives imply that art in early America was severely limited in scope. By contrast, these essays collectively argue that visual arts played a critical role in...


The Papers of Francis Bernard

Governor of Colonial Massachusetts, 1760–1769

Bernard, Francis, Nicolson, Colin

As governor of colonial Massachusetts between 1760 and 1769, Francis Bernard was charged with shoring up British imperialism during the first period of sustained American...


The Educational Legacy of Woodrow Wilson
The Educational Legacy of Woodrow Wilson

From College to Nation

Axtell, James

In The Educational Legacy of Woodrow Wilson, James Axtell brings together essays by eight leading historians and one historically minded political scientist to examine...


Monacan Millennium
Monacan Millennium

A Collaborative Archaeology and History of a Virginia Indian People

Hantman, Jeffrey L.

While Jamestown and colonial settlements dominate narratives of Virginia’s earliest days, the land’s oldest history belongs to its native people. Monacan Millennium...


From Jamestown to Jefferson
From Jamestown to Jefferson

The Evolution of Religious Freedom in Virginia

Rasor, Paul, Bond, Richard E.

From Jamestown to Jefferson sheds new light on the contexts surrounding Thomas Jefferson’s Statute for Religious Freedom—and on the emergence of the American...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, vol. 4

April-June 1776

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W., Twohig, Dorothy

Volume 4 completes the documentary record of Washington's first year as commander in chief of the Continental army. It opens with his final preparations to leave Cambridge...


The Meaning of Independence
The Meaning of Independence

John Adams, George Washington, and Thomas Jefferson

Morgan, Edmund S.

Americans did not at first cherish the idea of political severance from their mother country. In just a few years, however, they came to desire indepen-dence above all else....


Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution
Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution
Rozbicki, Michal Jan

In his new book, Michal Jan Rozbicki undertakes to bridge the gap between the political and the cultural histories of the American Revolution. Through a careful examination of...


George Washington Reconsidered
George Washington Reconsidered
Higginbotham, Don

George Washington, heroic general of the Revolution, master of Mount Vernon, and first president of the United States, remains the most enigmatic figure of the founding...


Confederate Visions
Confederate Visions

Nationalism, Symbolism, and the Imagined South in the Civil War

Binnington, Ian

Nationalism in nineteenth-century America operated through a collection of symbols, signifiers citizens could invest with meaning and understanding. In Confederate Visions...


The War Bells Have Rung

The LBJ Tapes and the Americanization of the Vietnam War

Herring, George C.

In the summer of 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson faced an agonizing decision. On June 7, General William Westmoreland had come to him with a "bombshell" request to more than...


Marketing Analytics
Marketing Analytics

Essential Tools for Data-Driven Decisions

Venkatesan, Rajkumar, Farris, Paul W., Wilcox, Ronald T.

The authors of the pioneering Cutting-Edge Marketing Analytics return to the vital conversation of leveraging big data with Marketing Analytics: Essential Tools for Data-Driven...


Fatal Politics
Fatal Politics

The Nixon Tapes, the Vietnam War, and the Casualties of Reelection

Hughes, Ken

In his widely acclaimed Chasing Shadows ("the best account yet of Nixon’s devious interference with Lyndon Johnson’s 1968 Vietnam War negotiations"-- Washington Post...


Nature's Man
Nature's Man

Thomas Jefferson's Philosophical Anthropology

Valsania, Maurizio

Although scholars have adequately covered Thomas Jefferson’s general ideas about human nature and race, this is the first book to examine what Maurizio Valsania terms Jefferson...


James Madison's "Advice to My Country"
James Madison's "Advice to My Country"
Mattern, David B.

Here is a ready reference to Madison’s thought, including his most perceptive observations on government and human nature. The compendium brings together excerpts from his...


Jefferson the Virginian
Jefferson the Virginian
Malone, Dumas

Dumas Malone’s classic six-volume biography Jefferson and His Time was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history and became the standard work on Jefferson’s life.

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The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

August 1755-April 1756

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W.

The ten-volume Colonial Series, covering the years 1748-1775, takes the young Washington through his command of the Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War and then...


Playfair
Playfair

The True Story of the British Secret Agent Who Changed How We See the World

Berkowitz, Bruce

William Playfair is best known as an ingenious Scot of questionable repute who happened to invent "statistical graphics"—the line, bar, and pie charts we use today. Some are...


Crucible of the Civil War
Crucible of the Civil War

Virginia from Secession to Commemoration

Ayers, Edward L., Gallagher, Gary W., Torget, Andrew J.

Crucible of the Civil War offers an illuminating portrait of the state’s wartime economic, political, and social institutions. Weighing in on contentious issues within...


The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington

January 1761-June 1767

Washington, George, Abbot, W. W., Twohig, Dorothy

The ten-volume Colonial Series, covering the years 1748-1775, takes the young Washington through his command of the Virginia Regiment during the French and Indian War and then...


Buried from the World
Buried from the World

Inside the Massachusetts State Prison, 1829–1831

Gura, Philip F.

Between 1829 and 1831, Jared Curtis, the newly appointed prison chaplain at the Massachusetts State Prison in Charlestown, interviewed every one of the over 300 inmates at the...


The Road to Charleston
The Road to Charleston

Nathanael Greene and the American Revolution

Buchanan, John

In The Road to Guilford Courthouse, one of the most acclaimed military histories of the Revolutionary War ever written, John Buchanan explored the first half of the...


The Papers of James Madison
The Papers of James Madison

1 March-30 September 1809

Madison, James, Rutland, Robert A., Mason, Thomas A., Brugger, Robert J., Jones, Susannah H., Sisson, Jeanne K., Teute, Fredrika J.

Edited by Robert A. Rutland and Thomas A. Mason

Presidential style is an important attribute for holders of the nation's highest office, but the first volume of James...


The Papers of Francis Bernard

Governor of Colonial Massachusetts, 1760–1769

Bernard, Francis

British Regulars marched into Boston at midday on Saturday 1 October 1768. For weeks there had been rumors that the landing would be resisted. But by four in the afternoon the...


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