Independence Day

Celebrate Independence Day with one of these great books about the founding of America.

Title Author Cover
The unruly city : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution Michael Rapport The unruly city : Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution cover image
The minute men : the first flight:myths and realities of the American Revolution John R Galvin The minute men : the first flight:myths and realities of the American Revolution cover image
Enjoy the same liberty : Black Americans and the revolutionary era Edward Countryman Enjoy the same liberty : Black Americans and the revolutionary era cover image
The Oxford handbook of the American Revolution The Oxford handbook of the American Revolution cover image
Founders : the people who brought you a nation Ray Raphael Founders : the people who brought you a nation cover image
Unshackling America : how the War of 1812 truly ended the American Revolution Willard Sterne Randall Unshackling America : how the War of 1812 truly ended the American Revolution cover image
In the words of women : the Revolutionary War and the birth of the nation, 1765-1799 Louise V North In the words of women : the Revolutionary War and the birth of the nation, 1765-1799 cover image
American dialogue : the founders and us Joseph J Ellis American dialogue : the founders and us cover image
The declaration of independence : a global history David Armitage The declaration of independence : a global history cover image
Peter Oliver : the Loyalist perspective on the American Revolution Louis Garafalo Peter Oliver : the Loyalist perspective on the American Revolution cover image
The Revolutionary War Era Randall Huff The Revolutionary War Era cover image
Connecticut pirates & privateers : treasure and treachery in the Constitution State Wick Griswold Connecticut pirates & privateers : treasure and treachery in the Constitution State cover image
British soldiers, American war : voices of the American Revolution Don N Hagist British soldiers, American war : voices of the American Revolution cover image
Colonialism and the revolutionary period (beginnings-1800) Karen Meyers Colonialism and the revolutionary period (beginnings-1800) cover image
Moral minority : our skeptical Founding Fathers Brooke Allen Moral minority : our skeptical Founding Fathers cover image
Brothers at arms : American independence and the men of France & Spain who saved it Larrie D Ferreiro Brothers at arms : American independence and the men of France & Spain who saved it cover image
Founding mothers : the women who raised our nation Cokie Roberts Founding mothers : the women who raised our nation cover image
Rebels rising : cities and the American Revolution Benjamin L Carp Rebels rising : cities and the American Revolution cover image
Masquerade : the life and times of Deborah Sampson, Continental soldier Alfred F Young Masquerade : the life and times of Deborah Sampson, Continental soldier cover image
The glorious cause : the American Revolution, 1763-1789 Robert Middlekauff The glorious cause : the American Revolution, 1763-1789 cover image
Don Troiani's soldiers of the American Revolution Don Troiani Don Troiani's soldiers of the American Revolution cover image
Declaration : the nine tumultuous weeks when America became independent, May 1-July 4, 1776 William Hogeland Declaration : the nine tumultuous weeks when America became independent, May 1-July 4, 1776 cover image
The battle of April 19, 1775 : in Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Arlington, Cambridge, Somerville and Charlestown, Massachusetts Frank Warren Coburn The battle of April 19, 1775 : in Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, Arlington, Cambridge, Somerville and Charlestown, Massachusetts cover image
Enduring battle : American soldiers in three wars, 1776-1945 Christopher H Hamner Enduring battle : American soldiers in three wars, 1776-1945 cover image
Our lost declaration : America's fight against tyranny from King George to the deep state Mike Lee Our lost declaration : America's fight against tyranny from King George to the deep state cover image
In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown Nathaniel Philbrick In the hurricane's eye : the genius of George Washington and the victory at Yorktown cover image
George Washington, spymaster : how the Americans outspied the British and won the Revolutionary War Thomas B Allen George Washington, spymaster : how the Americans outspied the British and won the Revolutionary War cover image
George Washington's America : a biography through his maps Barnet Schecter George Washington's America : a biography through his maps cover image
The constitutional origins of the American Revolution Jack P Greene The constitutional origins of the American Revolution cover image
The political theory of the American founding : natural rights, public policy, and the moral conditions of freedom Thomas G West The political theory of the American founding : natural rights, public policy, and the moral conditions of freedom cover image
The first American flag : revisiting the Grand Union at Prospect Hill Byron DeLear The first American flag : revisiting the Grand Union at Prospect Hill cover image
In pursuit of liberty : coming of age in the American Revolution Emmy E Werner In pursuit of liberty : coming of age in the American Revolution cover image
Almost a miracle : the American victory in the War of Independence John E Ferling Almost a miracle : the American victory in the War of Independence cover image
Pulpit and nation : clergymen and the politics of revolutionary America Spencer W McBride Pulpit and nation : clergymen and the politics of revolutionary America cover image
The genuine article : a historian looks at early America Edmund S Morgan The genuine article : a historian looks at early America cover image
The founding fortunes : how the wealthy paid for and profited from America's revolution Tom Shachtman The founding fortunes : how the wealthy paid for and profited from America's revolution cover image
Benjamin Rush : patriot and physician Alyn Brodsky Benjamin Rush : patriot and physician cover image
Many identities, one nation : the Revolution and its legacy in the Mid-Atlantic Liam Riordan Many identities, one nation : the Revolution and its legacy in the Mid-Atlantic cover image
Battlegrounds of freedom : a historical guide to the battlefields of the War of American Independence Norman Desmarais Battlegrounds of freedom : a historical guide to the battlefields of the War of American Independence cover image
Reading the early republic Robert A Ferguson Reading the early republic cover image
Dining with the Washingtons : historic recipes, entertainment, and hospitality from Mount Vernon Dining with the Washingtons : historic recipes, entertainment, and hospitality from Mount Vernon cover image
Madison & Jefferson Andrew Burstein Madison & Jefferson cover image
Fallen founder : the life of Aaron Burr Nancy Isenberg Fallen founder : the life of Aaron Burr cover image
The First Continental Congress Marylou Morano Kjelle The First Continental Congress cover image
The original American spies : seven covert agents of the Revolutionary War Paul R Misencik The original American spies : seven covert agents of the Revolutionary War cover image
The papers of General Nathanael Greene Nathanael Greene The papers of General Nathanael Greene cover image
How the French saved America : soldiers, sailors, diplomats, Louis XVI, and the success of a Revolution Tom Shachtman How the French saved America : soldiers, sailors, diplomats, Louis XVI, and the success of a Revolution cover image
Voices of revolutionary America : contemporary accounts of daily life Carol Sue Humphrey Voices of revolutionary America : contemporary accounts of daily life cover image
Forgotten patriots : African American and American Indian patriots in the Revolutionary War : a guide to service, sources and studies Forgotten patriots : African American and American Indian patriots in the Revolutionary War : a guide to service, sources and studies cover image
Founding leadership : lessons on business and personal leadership from men who brought you the American Revolution Brent Taylor Founding leadership : lessons on business and personal leadership from men who brought you the American Revolution cover image