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Betsy Ross and the making of America, Marla R. Miller

Label
Betsy Ross and the making of America
Title
Betsy Ross and the making of America
Statement of responsibility
Marla R. Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A richly woven biography of the beloved patriot Betsy Ross, her fabled creation of "the first flag, " and an enthralling portrait of everyday life in Revolutionary War-era Philadelphia
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Marla R
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
  • E302.6.R77
  • E302.6.R77
LC item number
  • M54 2010
  • M54 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ross, Betsy
  • Revolutionaries
  • Flags
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
Label
Betsy Ross and the making of America, Marla R. Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Six hundred miles nearer the sun. -- The light within -- A nursery to the lord -- Pins and needles -- Crafting comfort -- The furnace of affliction. -- Combustible matters -- Domestic rebellions -- Union and disunion -- Mr. and Mrs. Ross -- Meditations in trouble -- True colors. -- Crafting colors -- Signals of independence -- The mariner's bride -- The occupied city -- Privateer to prisoner -- Peace and prosperity. -- Third time's a charm -- Lord and empire -- Brotherly love -- Fever -- The federal edifice -- Endings and beginnings. -- War, redux -- A port in the storm
Control code
ocn435711198
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
467 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780805082975
Lccn
2009035385
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)435711198
Label
Betsy Ross and the making of America, Marla R. Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Six hundred miles nearer the sun. -- The light within -- A nursery to the lord -- Pins and needles -- Crafting comfort -- The furnace of affliction. -- Combustible matters -- Domestic rebellions -- Union and disunion -- Mr. and Mrs. Ross -- Meditations in trouble -- True colors. -- Crafting colors -- Signals of independence -- The mariner's bride -- The occupied city -- Privateer to prisoner -- Peace and prosperity. -- Third time's a charm -- Lord and empire -- Brotherly love -- Fever -- The federal edifice -- Endings and beginnings. -- War, redux -- A port in the storm
Control code
ocn435711198
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
467 p., [8] p. of plates
Isbn
9780805082975
Lccn
2009035385
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)435711198

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