Wilderness at dawn: the settling of the North American continent

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Simon & Schuster, 1993 - History - 541 pages
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The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of FDR uses scenes and dialogues from letters, journals, and diaries to recreate the odysseys, adventures, human dramas, and inhuman suffering that shaped American history. 75,000 first printing.

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Review: Wilderness at Dawn: The Settling of the North American Continent

User Review  - Neil - Goodreads

My two biggest complaints about this book is the lack of devoted material to the slave trade and the flow of story lines. I bought the book expecting to read more from the slaves perspectives, even ... Read full review

Review: Wilderness at Dawn: The Settling of the North American Continent

User Review  - Kathy Halsan - Goodreads

I enjoyed this telling of early American settlement. As an official old person, I have forgotten quite a bit of this stuff. Morgan did a nice job of connecting American events with events in the rest ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
11
The Exploration Fever
47
in The Spanish Presence
71
Copyright

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About the author (1993)

Ted Morgan is the author of more than fifteen books, including "FDR: A Biography" and "Reds: McCarthyism in Twentieth-Century America". As Sanche de Gramont, he was the only French citizen to win the Pulitzer Prize (for journalism). He lives in New York City.

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