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EARLY AMERICAN WAR WORDS By B. Bruce-Briggs
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A guide primarily for students of 18th Century North American military history, but not only for them. Concentrating on the Seven Years War / French and Indian War, reaching back to the War of the... More > Austrian Succession and forward to the American Revolution. Covers the British regulars, colonial “provincial” troops, rangers, other auxiliaries, and Indian allies. Also French, Indian, and rebel enemies. The 2500 entries are an alphabetical listing of definitions of terms unfamiliar to modern readers, plus descriptions of British and colonial institutions, plus a gazetteer of confusing places, plus remarks on style, and on later historians’ conventions.< Less
Early American Poetry, Compile By JOHN C. FRANK
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An Early American Home By Claude H. Miller
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This book tells how a reproduction of an early New England, central-chimney farm-house was built in New Jersey — a 1731 model with modern conveniences. We have lived in this house a year. It... More > seems to be a success. That is why I am writing about it. Some people wouldn't like a period house like ours. It might be considered too old fashioned to supply appropriate scenery for fireless cookers and one-piece bathing suits. For the benefit of modernists, the book also attempts to tell how we solved many problems common to the building of any house.< Less
An Early American Home By Claude H. Miller
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This book tells how a reproduction of an early New England, central-chimney farm-house was built in New Jersey — a 1731 model with modern conveniences. We have lived in this house a year. It... More > seems to be a success. That is why I am writing about it. Some people wouldn't like a period house like ours. It might be considered too old fashioned to supply appropriate scenery for fireless cookers and one-piece bathing suits. For the benefit of modernists, the book also attempts to tell how we solved many problems common to the building of any house.< Less
Early American Patriots By John Weems
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Early American Craftsmen By Walter A. Dyer
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"America is still young compared with Europe and Asia, but it is not so young that we are free from the danger of forgetting much that was worthy and memorable in the lives of our forefathers.... More > In the midst of our modernism and commercialism we need an injection of that sort of patriotism and national pride which is born of ancestor worship and the backward glance. We need to cultivate a finer appreciation of our historic and artistic heritage...."< Less
Early American Scientific Instruments and Their Makers By Silvio A. Bedini
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Silvio Bedini (January 17, 1917 – November 14, 2007) was an... More > American historian, specialising in early scientific instruments. He was Historian Emeritus of the Smithsonian Institution, where he served on the professional staff for twenty-five years, retiring in 1987.Bedini was born in Ridgefield, Connecticut in 1917.In 1958 he accepted an invitation to write a brochure about the history of his hometown for its 250th anniversary, a project that just three months later resulted in a 411-page book titled Ridgefield in Review.In 1961 he accepted the offer of a position in Washington, D.C. as curator in the Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering at the Smithsonian Institution in the new Museum of History and Technology (now the National Museum of American History), which was under construction. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silvio_Bedini< Less
The American By Henry James
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Henry James was an American born author and literary critic of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. He contributed to the criticism of fiction, particularly in his insistence that writers be... More > allowed the greatest freedom possible in presenting their view of the world. He spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is best known for a number of novels showing Americans encountering Europe and Europeans.< Less
The American By Henry James
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Henry James was an American born author and literary critic of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. He contributed to the criticism of fiction, particularly in his insistence that writers be... More > allowed the greatest freedom possible in presenting their view of the world. He spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is best known for a number of novels showing Americans encountering Europe and Europeans.< Less