Women Heroes of the American Revolution

Women Heroes of the American Revolution

20 Stories of Espionage, Sabotage, Defiance, and Rescue

Book - 2015
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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 included are contextualizing sidebars, images, source notes, and a bibliography"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Chicago Review Press, [2015]
ISBN: 9781613745830
1613745834
Characteristics: 226 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Call Number: Y 973.30922 CAS

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The stories of 20 remarkable girls and women who took action in many ways during the Revolution: as spies, soldiers, nurses, water carriers, fundraisers, writers, couriers, and more.


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LPL_DanC May 10, 2017

Fantastic book about women standing up to tyranny, 1776-style.

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white_deer_79 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 1 and 99

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