Betsy Ross and the Making of America Marla R. Miller

ISBN: 9781429952378

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Betsy Ross and the Making of America  by  Marla R. Miller

Betsy Ross and the Making of America by Marla R. Miller
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A richly woven biography of the beloved patriot Betsy Ross, and an enthralling portrait of everyday life in Revolutionary War-era PhiladelphiaBetsy Ross and the Making of America is the first comprehensively researched and elegantly writtenMoreA richly woven biography of the beloved patriot Betsy Ross, and an enthralling portrait of everyday life in Revolutionary War-era PhiladelphiaBetsy Ross and the Making of America is the first comprehensively researched and elegantly written biography of one of Americas most captivating figures of the Revolutionary War.

Drawing on new sources and bringing a fresh, keen eye to the fabled creation of the first flag, Marla R. Miller thoroughly reconstructs the life behind the legend. This authoritative work provides a close look at the famous seamstress while shedding new light on the lives of the artisan families who peopled the young nation and crafted its tools, ships, and homes.Betsy Ross occupies a sacred place in the American consciousness, and Millers winning narrative finally does her justice.

This history of the ordinary craftspeople of the Revolutionary War and their most famous representative will be the definitive volume for years to come.



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