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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 4 0 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 17: writers on American history, 1783-1850 (search)
ut (2 vols., 1818) and Robert Proud's (1728-1813) History of Pennsylvania (2 vols., 1797-98) were of scholarly standards but heavy in style. George Richards Minot (1758– 1802), a brilliant Massachusetts lawyer, wrote a History of the Insurrection in Massachusetts (1788), dealing with Shays' Rebellion, and followed it by a continuation of Hutchinson's History of Massachusetts (2 vols., 1798-1803). The books were well written and have maintained their credit. Here should be mentioned Henry M. Brackenridge's (1786-1871) History of the Western Insurrection (1817), a fair-minded narrative of the Whisky Insurrection, which was very popular and ran through several editions. Three Southern books which may here be spoken of are hardly up to the standard of the state histories. Dr. Ramsay's History of South Carolina (2 vols., 1809) was not equal to his work on the Revolution. John D. Burk (d. 1808) wrote a less valuable work in his History of Virginia (3 vols., 1804-05). After his death
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
Ruth, the, 367 Book of sonnets, a, 40 Borderers, the, 38 Borough, the, 50 Boston Book, the, 174 Boston Courier, the, 246 Boston Hymn, 283 Boston Post, the, 155 Boston Quarterly review, the, 166, 168 Boston Review, the, 162 n. Boutwell, George S., 135 Bowditch, Nathaniel, 164 Bowdoin College, 19, 32, 33, 40, 151, 209 Bowles, Samuel, 189, 190, 191, 379 Boy Brittan, 281 Boy Emigrants, 405 Boy's Froissart, the, 339 Boy's King Arthur, the, 339 Brackenridge, H. M., 106 Bradbury, William B., 285 Bradford, William, 110 Bradstreet, Anne, 225 n. Bradstreet, Simon, 225 Brainerd, David, 198 Bransby, Rev., John, 55 Brave at home, the, 286 Brawley, Benjamin G., 351 n. Breakfast-Table Series, 230, 235 Brenton, James J., 261 Bridge, the, 41 Bridge, Horatio, 19, 21 Brier Wood Pipe, the, 286 Brigade must not know, Sir, the, 307 Briggs, C. F., 61, 167, 249, 250, 251 Bristol, Augusta Cooper, 286 British Empire in America