American heroes profiles of men and women who shaped early America by Edmund Sears Morgan

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Published by W.W. Norton & Co. in New York .

Written in English

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  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography,
  • United States -- History -- 1783-1815 -- Biography

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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.

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Book details

StatementEdmund S. Morgan.
LC ClassificationsE187.5 .M67 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 278 p. ;
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22982730M
ISBN 100393070107
ISBN 109780393070101
LC Control Number2009000714

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