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Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Thomas Dring
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-18 - Publisher:

Recollections of Life on the Prison Ship Jersey publishes for the first time the complete text of Thomas Dring's handwritten manuscript, a major primary-source document, in which he describes the horrible conditions, treatment by guards, and experiences that he and others endured during captivity. The book is a plea not
Recollections of the Jersey Prison-Ship - Taken and Prepared for Publication from the Original Manuscript of the Late Captain Thomas Dring of Providence, R.I. One of the Prisoners
Language: en
Pages: 168
Authors: Albert Greene
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-08-01 - Publisher: Pierides Press

These vivid recollections of life on a prison ship during the American Revolution were written by a colonist, who, at the age of 25, was taken prisoner by the British and placed on The Jersey, a prison ship docked at what is now the Brooklyn Navy Yard. The detail of
Scars of Independence
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Holger Hoock
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-09 - Publisher: Crown

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW EDITORS' CHOICE A magisterial new work that rewrites the story of America's founding The American Revolution is often portrayed as an orderly, restrained rebellion, with brave patriots defending their noble ideals against an oppressive empire. It’s a stirring narrative, and one the founders did
Quakers and Their Allies in the Abolitionist Cause, 1754-1808
Language: en
Pages: 206
Authors: Maurice Jackson, Susan Kozel
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-17 - Publisher: Routledge

This volume explores the significant connections between the Quaker community and the abolitionist cause in America. The case studies that make up the collection mainly focus on the greater Philadelphia area, a hotbed of the abolitionist movement and the location of the first American abolition society founded in 1775. Despite
The Routledge History of Global War and Society
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: Matthew S. Muehlbauer, David J. Ulbrich
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-02-21 - Publisher: Routledge

The Routledge History of Global War and Society offers a sweeping introduction to the most significant research on the causes, experiences, and impacts of war throughout history. This collection of twenty-seven essays by leading historians demonstrates how war and society studies have dramatically expanded the chronological, geographic, and thematic breadth