American heroes :
profiles of men and women who shaped early America /
Edmund S. Morgan.
|Main Author:||Morgan, Edmund S. 1916-|
New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2010
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Reexamines the lives of acknowledged 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 lesser-known martyrs such as Mary Easty and Giles Cory, executed for practicing witchcraft.
"First published as a Norton paperback 2010."
xvi, 278 p. ; 21 cm.