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Tench Coxe and the Early Republic
Language: en
Pages: 573
Authors: Jacob Ernest Cooke
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher: University of North Carolina Press

Tench Coxe and the Early Republic
Transatlantic Radicals and the Early American Republic
Language: en
Pages: 425
Authors: Michael Durey
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher:

In the transatlantic world of the late eighteenth century, easterly winds blew radical thought to America. Thomas Paine had already arrived on these shores in 1774 and made his mark as a radical pamphleteer during the Revolution. In his wake followed more than 200 other radical exiles—English Dissenters, Whigs, and
Whither the Early Republic
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: John Lauritz Larson, Michael A. Morrison
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-22 - Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press

Penned by leading historians, the specially-commissioned essays of Whither the Early Republic represent the most stimulating and innovative work being done on imperialism, environmental history, slavery, economic history, politics, and culture in the early Republic. The past fifteen years have seen a dramatic expansion in the scope of scholarship on
The Fragile Fabric of Union
Language: en
Pages: 369
Authors: Brian Schoen
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10 - Publisher: JHU Press

In this fresh study Brian Schoen views the Deep South and its cotton industry from a global perspective, revisiting old assumptions and providing new insights into the region, the political history of the United States, and the causes of the Civil War. Schoen takes a unique and broad approach. Rather
Betsy Ross and the Making of America
Language: en
Pages: 480
Authors: Marla R. Miller
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-27 - Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

A richly woven biography of the beloved patriot Betsy Ross, and an enthralling portrait of everyday life in Revolutionary War-era Philadelphia Betsy Ross and the Making of America is the first comprehensively researched and elegantly written biography of one of America's most captivating figures of the Revolutionary War. Drawing on