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Book Review: AMERICAN REVOLUTION: BIOGRAPHIES (Reference) : AHI

8/11/2001 • American History Reviews, Reviews

AMERICAN REVOLUTION: BIOGRAPHIES, Gale Group, $79.00.

This two-volume reference work profiles 60 key participants of the American Revolution, including patriots, loyalists, presidents, politicians, Native Americans, royalty, spies, and writers. Alongside the biographies of famous patriots such as George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Paine are those of lesser-known figures such as Mohawk Indian Mary Brant, spy Lydia Darragh, Polish-born American military leader Thaddeus Kosciuszko, and physician and reformer Benjamin Rush.

 

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