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The Right to Fight: A History of African-Americans in the Military

By: Astor, Gerald

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Da Capo Press: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1719206

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. 1988 Large Softcover. 529pp. From the birth of the United States, African American men and women have fought and died in defense of a nation that has often denied them many fundamental rights of citizenship. Now Gerald Astor has chronicled their efforts and accomplishments in this critically acclaimed survey. From Crispus Attucks, the first casualty of the American Revolution, to fighters on both sides of the Civil War, Astor moves to the postwar Indian campaigns and the infamous Brownsville riot. He also documents the prejudices and grievous wrongs that have kept Afr... View more info

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Not With Dreams

By: Eastman, E.R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenberg: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2287395

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Jacket stained, sticker ghosting in front jacket panel, crayon markings on rear jacket panel. Smudge on front endpaper. 1954 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 287 pp. 8 x 5.5. Jacket design by Vic Stephen. Not With Dreams is the story of some of the men and women who, like many of us today, lived, fought and sacrificed through two wars, the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Mostly it is the story of pioneer home and community life, when the people were trying to recover from the war with the French and were worrying over the war wit... View more info

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The Women of the American Revolution, in Three Volumes

By: Ellet, Elizabeth

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Corner House Publishers: 1980

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2280874

ISBN: 0879281065

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Light edge wear, a few scuffs to the third volume. 1980 Hard Cover. From soldiers to statesmen, these are the stories of women who gave invaluable service to their country during the American Revolution. View more info

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The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America

By: Nash, Gary B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2006

Seller ID: 2285585

ISBN: 014303720X

Condition: Very Good


Spine and front wrapper creased, page ridges faintly foxed. 2006 Trade Paperback. xxvii, 512 pp. In this audacious recasting of the American Revolution, distinguished historian Gary Nash offers a profound new way of thinking about the struggle to create this country, introducing readers to a coalition of patriots from all classes and races of American society. From millennialist preachers to enslaved Africans, disgruntled women to aggrieved Indians, the people so vividly portrayed in this book did not all agree or succeed, but during the exhilarating and messy years of this country's birth, th... View more info

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Liberty's Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800

By: Norton, Mary Beth

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2283527

ISBN: 0316612529

Condition: Very Good


Page ridges faintly foxed. 1980 Trade Paperback. xvi, 384 pp. From the Blurb: Liberty's Daughters, the first book to explore the impact of the American Revolution on women, dramatically refutes the widely held belief that colonial women enjoyed a golden age of equality with men before drifting off into Victorian helplessness. Citing the letters, diaries, poems, and other writings of eighteenth-century Americans, prize-winning historian Mary Beth Norton reveals that colonial men and women actually disparaged feminine duties. In the latter part of the book Norton concludes that the Revolution ha... View more info