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America's Hidden History: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation

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Kenneth C. Davis, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History, presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation's destiny and character. Davis's dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and bringing to light little-known but fascinating facts from a time when the nation's fate hung in the balance.

Spanning a period from the Spanish arrival in America to George Washington's inauguration in 1789, America's Hidden History is an iconoclastic look at America's past, connecting some of the dots between history and today's headlines, and proving why Davis is truly America's teacher.

Find out:

  • Which Pilgrims arrived in Florida fifty years before the Mayflower sailed.
  • What Supreme Court Justice went to prison.
  • What traitor is honored with a statue for his bravery.
  • Which fighting woman in colonial New England scalped her Indian captors.

About the Author

Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author of A Nation Rising; America's Hidden History; and Don't Know Much About® History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About® series for adults and children. A resident of New York City and Dorset, Vermont, Davis frequently appears on national television and radio and has been a commentator on NPR's All Things Considered

Product Details

ISBN:
9780061118197
Subtitle:
Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation
Author:
Davis, Kenneth C
Author:
Davis, Kenneth C.
Author:
by Kenneth C Davis
Publisher:
Harper Perennial
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
US History-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade PB
Publication Date:
20090331
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.96x5.40x.69 in. .49 lbs.

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