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7 edition of The first book of American history. found in the catalog.

The first book of American history.

by Henry Steele Commager

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPictures by Leonard Everett Fisher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE178.3 .C738
      The Physical Object
      Pagination62 p.
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6222282M
      LC Control Number57007537

      One hundred and eighty-seven years ago Sarah Hale became the first American woman to edit a major magazine, Ladies Magazine. She is also the author of Mary Had a Little Lamb, in she published a non-fiction book highlighting notable women in history. When it was first published in , FitzGerald called her chronicle of America’s involvement in Vietnam “a first draft of history.” But Fire in the Lake has more than withstood the test of time. After efficiently recounting 1, years of Vietnamese resistance to foreign invaders, FitzGerald makes the clear-eyed, articulate, and.

      The American Book Publishers Council, the Book Manufacturers’ Institute, and the American Booksellers Association jointly sponsored the Awards, bringing together the American literary community for the first time to honor the year’s best fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.   First published in , the Green Book was the brainchild of a Harlem-based postal carrier named Victor Hugo Green. Like most Africans Americans in the midth century, Green had grown weary of.

      THE FIRST AMERICAN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, by H.W. Brands, Doubleday, pages, $ Benjamin Franklin’s life spanned an era of radical change, beginning at a time when witch trials were routine in the Colonies, and ending in an age when electricity had become the new supernatural force and an independent young nation stood ready to take on its role as an Author: Historynet Staff.   The creation of the book is a milestone for both the church and the colonies. It marked an evolution in musical tradition used in American churches. The book was reissued into several editions and was in use for over years. For the colonies, “Bay Psalm Book” represented advancement as a .


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