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The Peopling of British North America by Bernard Bailyn

The Peopling of British North America

  • Paperback $14.95

    Apr 12, 1988 | 192 Pages

  • Ebook $11.99

    Jun 08, 2011 | 192 Pages

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"Mr. Bailyn brings a new vividness, authenticity and excitement to the story of the settlement of North America….He sees the past in a more lively and human fashion, and in sharper detail, than have most previous historians….This is a rich canvas of a great folk-wandering over two centuries …. If the Introduction is any guide to what is to follow, the volumes to come will be treasure houses indeed."

— Esmond Wright, The New York Times Book Review

"With a spare and delicate genius, [Bailyn] sketch[es] out the fiendishly complex essentials of a world where ‘everything seems strange close up.’… Bernard Bailyn’s work has the grandeur of a Braudel and the humanity of a Michelet. And he’s got to the roots."

— Gwyn A. Williams, The Guardian

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