The Liberty Boys On The Delaware Or Holding Fort Mifflin
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|Author||: Harry Moore|
|Publsiher||: Wildside Press LLC|
|Total Pages||: 74|
|Genre||: Juvenile Fiction|
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This is the lead novel from "The Liberty Boys of '76," #418, a Nickel Weekly publication containing tales of the American Revolution. It was originally published on January 1, 1909.
|Genre||: Detective and mystery stories, American|
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|Author||: Stephen Fried|
|Total Pages||: 608|
|Genre||: Biography & Autobiography|
Download Rush Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The monumental life of Benjamin Rush, medical pioneer and one of our most provocative and unsung Founding Fathers FINALIST FOR THE GEORGE WASHINGTON BOOK PRIZE • AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR By the time he was thirty, Dr. Benjamin Rush had signed the Declaration of Independence, edited Common Sense, toured Europe as Benjamin Franklin’s protégé, and become John Adams’s confidant, and was soon to be appointed Washington’s surgeon general. And as with the greatest Revolutionary minds, Rush was only just beginning his role in 1776 in the American experiment. As the new republic coalesced, he became a visionary writer and reformer; a medical pioneer whose insights and reforms revolutionized the treatment of mental illness; an opponent of slavery and prejudice by race, religion, or gender; an adviser to, and often the physician of, America’s first leaders; and “the American Hippocrates.” Rush reveals his singular life and towering legacy, installing him in the pantheon of our wisest and boldest Founding Fathers. Praise for Rush “Entertaining . . . Benjamin Rush has been undeservedly forgotten. In medicine . . . [and] as a political thinker, he was brilliant.”—The New Yorker “Superb . . . reminds us eloquently, abundantly, what a brilliant, original man Benjamin Rush was, and how his contributions to . . . the United States continue to bless us all.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer “Perceptive . . . [a] readable reassessment of Rush’s remarkable career.”—The Wall Street Journal “An amazing life and a fascinating book.”—CBS This Morning “Fried makes the case, in this comprehensive and fascinating biography, that renaissance man Benjamin Rush merits more attention. . . . Fried portrays Rush as a complex, flawed person and not just a list of accomplishments; . . . a testament to the authorial thoroughness and insight that will keep readers engaged until the last page.”—Publishers Weekly (starred review) “[An] extraordinary and underappreciated man is reinstated to his rightful place in the canon of civilizational advancement in Rush. . . . Had I read Fried’s Rush before the year’s end, it would have crowned my favorite books of 2018 . . . [a] superb biography.”—Brain Pickings
|Author||: Various Authors|
|Total Pages||: 3476|
Download Routledge Library Editions America Revolution and Civil War Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
The volumes in this set, originally published between 1967 and 2011, available as ebooks for the first time, include succinct, accessible books on two of the most important periods of American history which offer concise treatment of these major historical topics, as well as some lengthier, finest single-volume studies of the American Civil and Revolutionary Wars ever written and an outstanding reference tool in a 2 volume Encyclopedia. Among other things they: Bring central themes and problems into sharper focus. Discuss the pivotal roles played by Benjamin Franklin and Abraham Lincoln. Examine the role of medical doctors in the northern campaigns during the revolutionary war. Elucidate the character of the underlying moral and political problem of slavery. Discuss the social and political experience of the civil war whilst examining the centrality of what happened on the battlefield. Evaluate the legacy of the Civil War for America and for the world and emphasize its relationship to many of the dominating themes of modern history – democracy, freedom, equality and nationalism.
|Author||: Virginia. Dept. of Highways and Transportation|
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|Author||: James Nelson|
|Publsiher||: Random House|
|Total Pages||: 496|
Download All The Brave Fellows Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
This captivating and stirring naval page-turner from bestselling author James Nelson is the triumphant finale to the Revolution at Sea series and is perfect for fans of Patrick O'Brian and C.S.Forester. "Nelson writes with the eagerness of a young man sailing his first command" -- PATRICK O'BRIAN "A fine adventure series...first-rate action " -- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY "Spirited adventure and great reading" -- BOSTON GLOBE "When you thought it couldn't get any better, Mr.Nelson pulls out all the stops for the finale." -- ***** Reader review ********************************************** BIDDLECOMBE'S FINAL PUSH AGAINST THE BRITISH... 1777: Captain Isaac Biddlecomb, together with his wife and child, is bound for Philadelphia aboard the brig Charlemagne. His orders are to take command of the newly-built frigate Falmouth and take her out to sea before she is taken by General Richard Howe's invading army. Unknown to Biddlecomb, the entire British fleet stands between him and the new nation's capital. Forced to run his beloved brig aground, Biddlecomb comes face to face with his mortal enemy, Lieutenant John Smeaton. Meanwhile, General Washington has yielded Philadelphia to Britain's might. As Biddlecomb and his crew battle to reach the prized Falmouth, only shipwright Malachi Foote and a ragtag band of deserters stand between the vessel and the seemingly unstoppable British army. All The Brave Fellows is the stunning conclusion to James Nelson's Revolution at Sea series. Have you read By Force of Arms, The Maddest Idea and The Continental Risque, the first four adventures?
|Author||: Ross S. Bennett|
|Publsiher||: Caxton Press|
|Total Pages||: 400|
|Genre||: Historic sites|
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As a hostess pokes the blazing brands. time begins to blur in the visitor's imagination. Is this today - or two hundred years ago? Such is the power of a house, a trail, a church, a battlefield, an islet in the stream of years where history dwells undisturbed.
|Author||: Bud Hannings|
|Total Pages||: 552|
Download American Revolutionary War Leaders Book in PDF, Epub and Kindle
"This massive reference work is a useful tool for researching and discovering the leaders of the American Revolution. Information is included for officers of the Continental Army, Navy, and Marines; leaders of state militias; the framers and signers of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; diplomats and governors; and, the women who were instrumental during the Revolution"--Provided by publisher.
|Genre||: United States|
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