Revolutionary America, 1750-1815: Sources and Interpretation

Books about the American Revolution - J-Z

Here is an alphabetical list of books about the American Revolutionary War and some related events during that time period, compiled by a librarian, that are currently available (in print). Click on the image or title for additional information and availability (purchases are provided by The list is frequently updated; so check back often.

NOTE: There is a separate section for Children / K-12 Level Books.


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Titles J-Z

John Hancock: Merchant King and American Patriot     John Laurens and the American Revolution     John Paul Jones: Commemoration at Annapolis     John the Painter: Terrorist of the American Revolution     Joshua Barney: Hero of the Revolution and 1812     Kings Mountain: The Defeat of the Loyalists October 7, 1870     Landmarks of the American Revolution (Library of Military History)

Leadership in the American Revolution     A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American Republic     Lexington and Concord: The Beginning of the War of the American Revolution     Liberty Bell Era: African American Friends of Freedom     Liberty on the Waterfront: American Maritime Culture in the Age of Revolution     Liberty's Children: Stories of Eleven Revolutionary War Children

The Long Retreat: The Calamitous American Defense of New Jersey, 1776     Loyalism in New York During the American Revolution     The Loyalists in the American Revolution     The Marketplace of Revolution: How Consumer Politics Shaped American Independence     Maryland Loyalists in the American Revolution     Military History of the American Revolution:...

Monmouth Courthouse 1778: The Last Great Battle in the North     More Than Roman Valor: The Revolutionary War Fact Book     The Negro in the American Revolution     The New York Loyalists     The North Carolina Continentals     Partisans and Redcoats: The Southern Conflict That Turned the Tide of the American Revolution     Patriot Battles: How the War of Independence Was Fought

Peace Pact: The Lost World of the American Founding     The Penobscot Expedition: Commodore Saltonstall and the Massachusetts Conspiracy of 1779     A People's History of the American Revolution: How Common People Shaped the Fight for Independence     The Philadelphia Campaign, 1777-1778     Philadelphia 1777: Taking the Capital     Poorest of the Thirteen: North Carolina and the Southern Department in the American Revolution     A Proper Sense of Honor: Service and Sacrifice in George Washington's Army

The Quakers in the Revolution     The Real History of the American Revolution: A New Look at the Past     Rebellion in the Ranks: Mutinies of the American Revolution     Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution     Redcoats and Rebels: The American Revolution Through British Eyes     Revolutionary Boston, Lexington, and Concord: The Shots Heard 'Round the World     The Revolutionary Era: Primary Documents on Events from 1776 to 1800

Revolutionary New England     The Revolutionary War     The Revolutionary War Era     The Revolutionary War in the Southern Backcountry     The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas     The Road to Valley Forge: How Washington Built the Army that Won the Revolution     Robert Morris: The Financier and the Finances of the American Revolution

Runaway America: Benjamin Franklin, Slavery, and the American Revolution     Saratoga 1777: Turning Point of a Revolution     Sealed With Blood: War, Sacrifice, and Memory in Revolutionary America     September 11, 1777: Washington's Defeat at Brandywine Dooms Philadelphia     Setting the World Ablaze: Washington, Adams, Jefferson and the American  Revolution     1776

Shays's Rebellion: The American Revolution's Final Battle     Ships of the American Revolution and Their Models     The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution     A Sketch of the Virginia Soldier in the Revolution     South Carolina and the American Revolution: A Battlefield History     The Southern Strategy: Britainís Conquest of South Carolina and Georgia, 1775-1780     Spain and the Independence of the United States: An Intrinsic Gift

The Spirit of 'Seventy-Six: The Story of the American Revolution As Told by  Participants     The Storm Gathering: The Penn Family and the American Revolution     Strong and Brave Fellows: New Hampshire's Black Soldiers and Sailors of the American Revolution, 1775-1784     Suffering Soldiers: Revolutionary War Veterans, Moral Sentiment and Political Culture in the Early Republic     Sweet Land of Liberty: The Ordeal of the American Revolution in Northampton County, Pennsylvania

That Ever Loyal Island: Staten Island and the American Revolution     Thomas Hutchinson and the Origins of the American Revolution     Those Damned Rebels: The American Revolution as Seen Through British Eyes     To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders     Tobacco Culture: The Mentality of the Great Tidewater Planters on the Eve of Revolution     Tracts of the American Revolution, 1763-1776

The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America     Victory at Yorktown: The Campaign That Won the Revolution     Virginia Militia in ihe Revolutionary War: McAllister's Data     Virginia's Western War: 1775-1786     The War for America 1775-1783     The War for American Independence: From 1760 to the Surrender at Yorktown in 1781 [paperback]     War for Independence and the Transformation of American Society [paperback]

Washington and Cornwallis: The Battle for America, 1775-1783     Washington and His Comrades in Arms     Washington's Crossing     Washington's General: Nathanael Greene and the Triumph of the American Revolution     Washington's Secret War: The Hidden History of Valley Forge     What They Didn't Teach You About the American Revolution Wild Yankees: The Struggle for Independence Along Pennsylvania's Revolutionary Frontier

William Bartram and the American Revolution on the Southern Frontier     William Henry Drayton: South Carolina Revolutionary Patriot     The Winter Soldiers: The Battles for Trenton and Princeton     Women of the American Revolution     Women of the Republic: Intellect and Ideology in Revolutionary America     Women of the Revolution: Bravery and Sacrifice on the Southern Battlefields

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