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American heroes :

profiles of men and women who shaped early America /

Edmund S. Morgan.

Main Author: Morgan, Edmund S. 1916-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York ; London : W.W. Norton, 2010
Subjects: Heroes > United States > Biography.
United States > History > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 > Biography.
United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783 > Biography.
United States > History > 1783-1815 > Biography.
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Summary: 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.
Item Description: "First published as a Norton paperback 2010."
Includes index.
Physical Description: xvi, 278 p. ; 21 cm.
ISBN: 9780393304541 (pbk.)
039330454X (pbk.)

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