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The Resource American heroes : profiles of men and women who shaped early America, Edmund S. Morgan

American heroes : profiles of men and women who shaped early America, Edmund S. Morgan

Label
American heroes : profiles of men and women who shaped early America
Title
American heroes
Title remainder
profiles of men and women who shaped early America
Statement of responsibility
Edmund S. Morgan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Reexamines the lives of bona-fide American heroes such as George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, and reevaluates the legacies of religious figures such as Anne Hutchinson, whose trial for heresy and banishment riveted the colonies in 1637, and unknown martyrs such as Mary Easty and Giles Cory, executed for practicing witchcraft
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1916-2013
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Morgan, Edmund S.
Dewey number
973.2
Index
index present
LC call number
E187.5
LC item number
.M67 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Heroes
Label
American heroes : profiles of men and women who shaped early America, Edmund S. Morgan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
The conquerors. The conquerors -- Puritans, witches, and Quakers. Dangerous books -- The unyielding Indian -- John Winthrop's vision -- The Puritans and sex -- The problems of a Puritan heiress -- The case against Anne Hutchinson -- The Puritan's Puritan: Michael Wigglesworth -- The courage of Giles Cory and Mary Easty -- Postscript: Philadelphia 1787 -- the contentious Quaker: William Penn -- Ezra Stiles and Timothy Dwight -- Revolutionary leaders. The power of negative thinking: Benjamin Franklin and George Washington -- The end of Franklin's pragmatism -- The founding fathers' problem: representation -- The role of the Antifederalists -- The genius of Perry Miller
Control code
ocn286488953
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 278 p.
Isbn
9780393070101
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009000714
System control number
(OCoLC)286488953
Label
American heroes : profiles of men and women who shaped early America, Edmund S. Morgan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
The conquerors. The conquerors -- Puritans, witches, and Quakers. Dangerous books -- The unyielding Indian -- John Winthrop's vision -- The Puritans and sex -- The problems of a Puritan heiress -- The case against Anne Hutchinson -- The Puritan's Puritan: Michael Wigglesworth -- The courage of Giles Cory and Mary Easty -- Postscript: Philadelphia 1787 -- the contentious Quaker: William Penn -- Ezra Stiles and Timothy Dwight -- Revolutionary leaders. The power of negative thinking: Benjamin Franklin and George Washington -- The end of Franklin's pragmatism -- The founding fathers' problem: representation -- The role of the Antifederalists -- The genius of Perry Miller
Control code
ocn286488953
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvi, 278 p.
Isbn
9780393070101
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009000714
System control number
(OCoLC)286488953

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