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Library Wish List

Help the SAR Genealogical Research Library by purchasing needed items for our library! We have an Amazon Wish List filled with books and office equipment. To view the list and make a donation, visit http://www.amazon.com/wishlist, and in the search box on the right that states “Find Someone’s Wish List,” type “SAR Genealogical Research Library,” and click “Go.” By purchasing an item off the Library’s Wish List, you can choose a donation that you can be sure the library needs. Amazon.com will ship it directly to us; therefore, donating is only a few clicks away!

Current Wish List Books

Essays on the American Revolution, Kurtz and Hutson.

Geertz, Clifford. The Interpretation of Cultures.

Brown, Richard D. Knowledge is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865.

Archdeacon, Thomas J., Becoming American: An Ethnic History.

Lemon, James. The Best Poor Man's Country.

Berlin, Ira. Many Thousands Gone.

Jordan, Winthrop. White Over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812.

Richter, Daniel. Facing East of Indian Country: A Native History of Early America.

Morgan, Philip D. Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Low Country.

Merrell, James. The Indians' New World: Catawbas and Their Neighbors from European Contact Through the Era of Removal.

Mancall, Peter C. Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol in Early America.

Marshall, P.J., The Oxford History of the British Empire: The Eighteenth Century.

Butler, Jon. Becoming America: The Revolution Before 1776.

Trenchard, John and Gordon, Thomas. Cato's Letters.

Brewer, John. Party Ideology and Popular Politics at the Accession of George III.

Plumb, J.H. The First Four Georges

Smith, M.H. The Writs of Assistance Case.

Tudor, William. The life of James Otis of Massachusetts.

Brewer, John. The Sinews of Power: War, Money and the English State, 1688-1783.

Bailyn, Bernard. The Ordeal of Thomas Hutchinson.

Jensen, Merrill. English Historical Documents, Vol. 9

Hinderaker, Eric and Peter Mancall. Att eh Edge of Empire: The Backcountry in British North America.

Ammerman, David. In the Common Cause.

Ryerson, Richard A. The Revolution is Now Begun.

Nash, Gary B. The Unknown American Revolution: The Unruly Birth of Democracy and the Struggle to Create America. 

Morgan, Edmund S. Benjamin Franklin

Wood, Gordon. The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin.

Wright, Esmond. Franklin of Philadelphia.

Zobel, Hiller. The Boston Massacre.

Shy, John. A People Numerous and Armed: Reflections on the Military Struggle for American Independence.

Rakove, Jack N. The Beginnings of National Politics: An Interpretive History of the Continental Congress.

Martin & Lender. A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789.

Foner, Eric. Tom Paine and Revolutionary America.

Bailyn, Bernard. Faces of Revolution: Personalities and Themes in the Struggle for American Independence.

Christie and Larabee. Empire or Independence, 1760-1776: A British-American Dialogue on the Coming of the American Revolution.

Pattersons and Mareans: Seeding the American Revolution, by Patrick Arthur Patterson, 2016

Directory of Scottish Settlers in North America, 1625-1825, Vol. 6 - 8 by David Dobson

The Ghost Ship of Brooklyn: An Untold Story of the American Revolution, by Robert P. Watson, 2017

Eutaw Springs: The Final Battle of the American Revolution’s Southern Campaign, by  Robert M. Dunkerly and ‎ Irene Boland, 2017.

After Yorktown: The Final Struggle for American Independence, by Don Glickstein, 2015​

If You Were a Kid During the American Revolution, by Wil Mara and‎ Kelly Kennedy, 2016.

Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams, Louisa Thomas,  2017

Frontier Defense of the Upper Ohio, 1777 – 1778, Thwaites, Rueben G., 1912

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