A Historical Atlas of the American Revolution

Author: Martha Kneib
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781404202047
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A Historical Atlas of the American Revolution profiles the conditions of the American colonies under Great Britain and how colonists were angered enough to fight for their independence. Using primary source images, maps, and clear text, this book covers both the American and British victories in the Revolution, as well as the pivotal events-such as the Boston Tea Party and Shay's Rebellion-that led up to the fight. This is an objective and fascinating look at our American forefathers, the early patriots who fought for our freedom, and the environment that helped make it happen.

The Historical Atlas of Knights Castles

Author: Ian Barnes
Publisher: Chartwell
ISBN: 9780785821991
Format: PDF, Kindle
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With over 140 stunning, high quality maps, plans and illustrations, this book brings the subject to life, revealing all aspects of knights and castles. In addition to looking at particular battles and conflicts, the book also examines the military hardware used by knights, with a section on the development of the arms and armor used by knights through the centuries. The different styles of castles from basic fortifications to more elaborate and impenetrable defenses are also discussed. Finally, it examines how the legacy of knightly romance is portrayed in contemporary orders of knighthood, and how the idea of knights and knighthood survives to this day in the realm of people’s fantasies.

The Naval Institute Historical Atlas of the U S Navy

Author: Craig L. Symonds
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
ISBN: 9781557509840
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Ninety-four maps provide a historical overview of the U.S. Navy's battles, including information on the deployment of ships, their tracks, shore activity, and military engagements.

A Historical Atlas of Colonial America

Author: Joan Axelrod-Contrada
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781404202009
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Chronicles the history of America from the 1400s to 1775, with an emphasis on presenting maps from the period.

The Historical Atlas of Native Americans

Author: Dr. Ian Barnes
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 9780785831457
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This fascinating book explores the history of the native peoples of North America, from the early arrival of humans from Asia and their migration throughout the continent, the first and subsequently devastating contacts with European explorers and settlers, to the present day plight of the surviving tribes and their attempts to adapt to modern society. Particular emphasis is placed on the role of women in tribal society, the traditional familial and societal structures of Native Americans, and their diverse cultural values and practices. The authoritative, absorbing text is illuminated with beautifully illustrated maps showing the movements of the peoples and over 100 color photographs and illustrations plus reproductions of contemporary paintings depicting archaeological sites, artifacts, battles and great events, and the people involved: the chiefs and generals as well as the ordinary Indians and lost ways of life.

West Point History of the American Revolution

Author: The United States Military Academy
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 147678275X
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Warfare in colonial North America: paths to revolution / Samuel J. Watson -- The origins of the American Revolution and the opening moves / Edward G. Lengel -- From defeat to victory in the north: 1777-1778 / Edward G. Lengel -- The war in Georgia and the Carolinas / Stephen Conway -- Yorktown, the peace, and why the British failed / Stephen Conway -- To the Constitution and beyond: creating a national state / Samuel J. Watson

The Penguin Historical Atlas of the British Empire

Author: Nigel Dalziel
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
ISBN: 9780141018447
Format: PDF, ePub
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An introduction to the rise and fall of the British Empire A new addition to Penguin?s bestselling series of historical atlases, The Penguin Historical Atlas of the British Empire traces the emergence of the world?s greatest empire, from its earliest beginnings in the British Isles through its ascendancy in Victorian times to its ultimate collapse in the mid-twentieth century. It examines the impact of British dominance throughout the world and the legacy it has bestowed. --Richly illustrated with photographs, artwork re-creations, and over 150 full-color maps --Contains a timeline and a table of imperial territories