Books tagged: colonial history

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The American Revolution as an Economic Movement
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Essay » Sociology
This particular short essay on the causes of the American Revolution, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, provides readers with an argument that economic considerations primarily drove the colonists to revolution. Our Continuing Education Series helps to provide thoughtful consideration of important historical and literary questions.
Clockwork Crazy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,520. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2015 by Lee Strauss. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
The FINAL book in The Clockwise Collection! The stress created by Casey's recent split from Nate causes her to trip back in time in a haphazard manner--Will the craziness ever stop? And will she and Nate work out things in time for graduation?
The Widow's Demise
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 50,560. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The political elite attends a charity ball at the residence of Humphrey Cardiff. His widowed daughter, Delores, flirts with all the men, enraging their wives. Amidst the political plotting of Marc Edwards and his associates, Delores is found dead, with one of her suitors standing over the body. Marc controversially decides to defend him, while Cobb races to find the truth behind her untimely death
American History A Day at A Time – June
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,780. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » History » American
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the June installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. This edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in June.
Minor Corruption
Series: A Marc Edwards Mystery, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,400. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015 by Bev Editions. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Canada
In Toronto 1839, an abortion goes tragically wrong, killing a 15-year-old maid in the household of the distinguished Baldwin family, enveloping them in a scandal that has political implications for the union of two British colonies, Ontario and Quebec. Accused of raping a minor and causing her death is a beloved Baldwin uncle. Marc Edwards has the challenge of his career in finding the truth.
American History A Day at A Time – May
Series: American History A Day at A Time - 2015, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015 by Mossy Feet Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » North America
Learn the history of the American colonies and its frontier by reading a daily lesson in American colonial history each day. This is the May installment of the 2015 edition of the series American History a Day at a Time. The May edition covers the historical events of the American colonial frontier that happened in May.
Colonial Capers
You set the price! Words: 8,230. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Colonial America, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
In a darkened boathouse on the edge of Boston Harbor, Phineas Phillips and a small band of dissidents sit quietly watching two British ships that are at anchor along the Pearl Street Wharf. Soon a band of heathen Indians will board the two schooners and toss all the tea into the harbor. With advance knowledge of what may happen, Phineas and friends have a different plan in mind.
The Emigrants - Gold & Glory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,030. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: September 25, 2014 by CUSTOM BOOK PUBLICATIONS. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Australia & New Zealand, Fiction » Historical » General
Transport and the tyranny of distance was the real problem for the colony. Distance determined the how far wheat, the most valuable of the farm crops, could be transported. Cattle walked to market losing a little fat but the beef the small population could consume, was limited. Only sheep were valuable enough to show a profit. However, the lifeblood of the colony was labour. Then they found gold!
The Minorcan Quarter, The Colonial Tale of St. Augustine
Series: Minorcan, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,930. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Colonial America
Beginning during the American Revolution, The Minorcan Quarter spans a turbulent period in history. Don Francisco Pellicer and his fellow immigrants struggle through hardships to build new lives in St. Augustine after escaping years of slave-like conditions in New Smyrna. Follow the destitute band as they scratch out an American existence in the wake of countless lives lost and endless hardships.
Rising Wind
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,140. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014 by cindyholbybooks. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Romance » Historical
The exciting prequel to the Wind Series, about the first Duncan to come to America during colonial times.