all ebooks in category: U.S. Colonial Period History

«A Half Century of Conflict» by Francis Parkman
English | ISBN: 9783962178314 | EPUB | 0.5 MB

Historian, critic, and horticulturist Francis Parkman was renowned for his analytical acuity and narrative skill. In A Half Century of Conflict, Parkman dissects and explains …

«The Quaker Colonies» by Sydney G. Fisher
English | ISBN: 9781781669129 | EPUB | 0.2 MB

A historical chronicle of the founding of Delaware and other early colonies by the Religious Society of Friends, otherwise known as the Quaker movement.

Eloquence Embodied : Nonverbal Communication Among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas
English | 2019 | ISBN: 1469652625 | 473 Pages | PDF | 17 MB

Taking a fresh look at the first two centuries of French colonialism in the Americas, this book answers the long-standing question of how and how …

American Passage: The Communications Frontier in Early New England
English | ISBN: 0674289919 | 2015 | 320 pages | PDF | 6 MB

New England was built on letters. Its colonists left behind thousands of them, brittle and browning and crammed with curls of purplish script. How they …

The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America
2011 | ISBN: 0807834874, 1469619016 | English | 304 pages | PDF | 6 MB

In eighteenth-century America, fashion served as a site of contests over various forms of gendered power. Here, Kate Haulman explores how and why fashion–both as …

Nation Builder: John Quincy Adams and the Grand Strategy of the Republic
English | 2014 | ISBN: 0674368088 | 432 pages | PDF | 2,2 MB

“America goes not abroad, in search of monsters to destroy”―John Quincy Adams’s famous words are often quoted to justify noninterference in other nations’ affairs. Yet …

Abolitionism: A Very Short Introduction (Very Short Introductions)
English | July 2nd, 2018 | ISBN: 0190213221 | 176 pages | EPUB | 3.54 MB

From early slave rebels to radical reformers of the Civil War era and beyond, the struggle to end slavery was a diverse, dynamic, and ramifying …

The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast
English | 2015 | ISBN: 0300207662, 0300227027 | 360 pages | PDF | 2,3 MB

Andrew Lipman’s eye-opening first book is the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and …

American Demagogue: The Great Awakening and the Rise and Fall of Populism
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1643132199 | 400 pages | EPUB | 36.83 MB

A New York Times bestselling historian examines how demagoguery and the populism it inspires—for good and ill—is embedded in the very soul of our nation. …

This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving
English | November 5th, 2019 | ISBN: 1632869241 | 528 pages | EPUB | 28.08 MB

Ahead of the 400th anniversary of the first Thanksgiving, a new look at the Plymouth colony's founding events, told for the first time with Wampanoag …