Forgotten Americans: Footnote Figures Who Changed American History
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BeschreibungA fascinating look at neglected figures in American history, from the pen of one of America's most popular biographers.
Inhaltsverzeichnis* Introduction * Anne Marbury Hutchinson: This Great and Sore Affliction * Teedyuscung, or Brother Gideon * Tom Quick the Indian Slayer * Governor William Franklin, Loyal Son * Tadeusz Kosciuszko and the Immigrant Army * Margaret Shippen Arnold: For Services Rendered * A Virgina Gentleman in the Lake Country * Tecumseh and the Indian Nation * The New Measures of Charles Grandison Finney * James Forten, Disfranchised Gentleman * Annie Turner Wittenmyer, Frontier Reformer * The Civil War Mission of Charlotte Forten * Sitting Bull and the Closing Frontier * Myra Colby Bradwell, Esq. * Louis Sockalexis, The Original Cleveland Indian
PortraitWillard Sterne Randall is the author of award-winning biographies of Washington, Jefferson, and other figures from the Revolutionary period. Before taking up history, he was an investigative journalist, receiving the National Magazine Award for Public Service. Nancy Nahra earned her doctorate in romance languages from Princeton, and now teaches classical civilization and poetry. One of her poems won the John Masefield Award from the Poetry Society of America, and a collection was a semifinalist in the National Poetry Series Open Competition. Randall and Nahra divide their year between Vermont and Rome, where they are visiting professors at John Cabot University.
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: DA CAPO PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 1999
Seitenanzahl: 280 Seiten