A Man Apart: The Journal of Nicholas Cresswell, 1774 - 1781

A Man Apart: The Journal of Nicholas Cresswell, 1774 - 1781

By: Harold B. Gill (author), George M. Curtis (author)Hardback

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From 1774 until mid-1777, Nicholas Cresswell, a young English farmer bent on starting a new life in northwestern Virginia, kept a journal that serves as a distinctive window into the turbulent politics of the American Revolution. This modern edition is unexpurgated and fully annotated with an introduction that provides a detailed historical context for the work.

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About Author

Harold B. Gill Jr. is consulting editor of the Colonial Williamsburg Journal. George M. Curtis III is professor of American history at Hanover College.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 1. To Risk the American World: March 1, 1774 to April 30, 1775 Chapter 3 2. In the West: April 30, 1775 to November 9, 1775 Chapter 4 3. Trapped by Revolution: November 9, 1775 to September 30, 1776 Chapter 5 4. Retreat from the Future: September 30, 1776 to April 21, 1781 Chapter 6 Afterword

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780739128473
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 260
  • ID: 9780739128473
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0739128477

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