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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
Awards note
Recognition of Excellence Award for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature, 2010.
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
LC item number
M54 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ross, Betsy
  • Ross, Betsy
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Revolutionaries
  • Flags
  • Flags
  • Revolutionaries
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States
Label
Betsy Ross and the making of America, Marla R. Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 ; For Lord and empire ; Brotherly love ; Fever ; The federal edifice -- Endings and beginnings. War, redux ; A port in the storm
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
467 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780805082975
Lccn
2009035385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 3296655
  • (OCoLC)435711198
  • (OCoLC)ocn435711198
  • 1456141
  • 3296655
Label
Betsy Ross and the making of America, Marla R. Miller
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 ; For Lord and empire ; Brotherly love ; Fever ; The federal edifice -- Endings and beginnings. War, redux ; A port in the storm
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
467 pages, [8] pages of plates
Isbn
9780805082975
Lccn
2009035385
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • 3296655
  • (OCoLC)435711198
  • (OCoLC)ocn435711198
  • 1456141
  • 3296655

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