The Resource Women heroes of the American Revolution : 20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue, Susan Casey

Women heroes of the American Revolution : 20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue, Susan Casey

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Women heroes of the American Revolution : 20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue
Title
Women heroes of the American Revolution
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20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue
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Susan Casey
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eng
Summary
"Susan Casey gives 20 remarkable girls and women the spotlight they deserve in this lively collection of biographical profiles. These women took action in many ways: as spies, soldiers, nurses, water carriers, fundraisers, writers, couriers, and more. Women Heroes of the American Revolution brings a fresh new perspective to their stories resulting from interviews with historians and with descendants of participants of the Revolution and features ample excerpts from primary source documents. Also included are contextualizing sidebars, images, source notes, and a bibliography."--Publisher information
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Women heroes of the American Revolution
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"Susan Casey gives 20 remarkable girls and women the spotlight they deserve in this lively collection of biographical profiles. These women took action in many ways: as spies, soldiers, nurses, water carriers, fundraisers, writers, couriers, and more. Women Heroes of the American Revolution brings a fresh new perspective to their stories resulting from interviews with historians and with descendants of participants of the Revolution and features ample excerpts from primary source documents. Also includedare contextualizing sidebars, images, source notes, and a bibliography"--
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Biography type
collective biography
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10405414
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DLC
Dewey number
973.3082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
E276
LC item number
.C37 2015
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1300
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 7
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Women of action
Target audience
juvenile
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20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue
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20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue
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Susan Casey
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Women heroes of the American Revolution : 20 stories of espionage, sabotage, defiance, and rescue, Susan Casey
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
Resisters, supporters, and rescuers : Penelope Barker: steeping the brew ; Phillis Wheatley: the slave who proclaimed a revolution ; Mary Katherine Goddard: a patriotic publisher ; Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson: mother to the end ; Esther Reed and Sarah Franklin Bache: supporters of the troops ; Elizabeth Burgin: the rescuer who became a fugitive -- Spies : Lydia Darragh: the listener who alerted the general ; Anna Smith Strong: petticoats and handkerchiefs ; Dicey Langston: a whig in a land of tories -- Saboteurrs : Prudence Wright: leader of the pitchfork brigade ; Sybil Ludington: on Star under the stars ; Mary Lindley Murray: wine, cake, and a getaway ; Grace and Rachel Martin: masquerading hostesses -- Soldiers and defenders of the home front : Elizabeth "Betty" Zane: fleet-footed girl to the rescue ; Deborah Sampson Gannett: undercover soldier ; Rebecca Motte: a straight-arrow heroine ; Martha Bratton: "It was I who did it." -- Legendary ladies : Molly Pitcher: "Possible Mollies" Mary Ludwig Hayes and Margaret Cochran Corbin ; Mammy Kate: unlikely rescuer ; Nancy Hart: the war woman
Control code
5716270
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
226 pages
Isbn
9781613745830
Lccn
2014032760
Media category
unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations
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  • (OCoLC)ocn879249256
  • (OCoLC)879249256

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