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New York: American Heritage Pub. Co., 1956. quarto, 112, illus. (some color), maps, boards somewhat soiled Contains articles on "The Presidents and the Presidency" by Clinton Rossiter, and "America's Most Imitated Battle" on the battle of Cowpens in the American Revolution by Lynn Montross. Also contains an article on "Benjamin Franklin and the French Alliance" by Helen Augur.
New York: American Heritage Pub. Co., 1956. quarto, 112, illus. (some color), maps, boards somewhat soiled, slight wrinkling inside rear endpaper Contains articles on "Burgoyne and America's Destiny" by Reginald Hargreaves, and "A Record Filled with Sunlight" on the explorer John Charles Fremont by Allan Nevins.
New York: American Heritage Pub. Co., 1964. 29 cm, 112, illus. (some color), boards foxed and soiled, board corners bumped, discoloration ins bds & flyleaves, some foxing to text Contains a short article by President John F. Kennedy "On History," reprinted from the American Heritage History of the United States.
New York, N.Y. Oxford University Press, 2010. First Printing [Stated]. Trade paperback. xviii, , 284 pages. Includes 28 black and white illustrations, Editor's Note, Introduction, Acknowledgments, Notes, Works Cited, and Index. Chapters include Grenville's Innovation; On the Brink; Power and the Opposition; An Accommodation of Sorts; The Townshend Blunder; A Momentous Decision; Camping on the Common; Occupation; The Merchants and John Mein; Prelude to a Tragedy; The Massacre on King Street; Aftermath; and A Revolutionary Legacy. Richard Archer is Professor of History Emeritus at Whittier College. He is the author of: Fissures in the Rock: New England in the Seventeenth Century; As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution; and Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England. Many large themes run-through the stories that are told in this book. One of themes about the mobilization of Boston's radical Whigs--not one group but many, and deeply divided in their thoughts and acts. Their leaders struggled to keep the Whig spirit growing, but also to keep it in bounds. Men such as Samuel Adams and John Adams were determined to win, but were also mindful of the moderates. It is interesting to watch these very skillful politicians at work. Another and more poignant theme is about the emergence of American loyalists. In 1765, the colonists had been nearly united against the Stamp Act. After 1766, they began to divide. By 1775, New Englanders were speaking of the conflict not as a revolution but as a civil war.
Cincinnati, OH: U. P. James, 1841. later edition, presumed first printing thus. Stiff boards. 14 cm. 104 pages and with Ramble item 128 total pages. Illustrations. Date of 1841 written in pencil on title page. Name of previous owner present on the inside cover--Middle name is Crosby! Front board separated but present. Some pencil underlining. noted. Based upon the facts narrated by Crosby to H. L. Barnum. 24 pages of Robert Ramble's Book of Heroes bound in. As reported in his obituary in the Cabinet Newspaper (Schenectady, NY), July 8, 1835, p. 3, Crosby's life was the basis for the character Harvey Birch in The Spy, a novel published in 1821 and authored by the American writer James Fenimore Cooper.