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By Marla R. Miller

ISBN-10: 0312576226

ISBN-13: 9780312576226

ISBN-10: 0805082972

ISBN-13: 9780805082975

A richly woven biography of the cherished patriot Betsy Ross, and a charming portrait of way of life in progressive War-era Philadelphia

Betsy Ross and the Making of America is the 1st comprehensively researched and assuredly written biography of 1 of America's such a lot fascinating figures of the innovative conflict. Drawing on new assets and bringing a clean, prepared eye to the fabled construction of "the first flag," Marla R. Miller completely reconstructs the lifestyles in the back of the legend. This authoritative paintings presents an in depth examine the recognized seamstress whereas laying off new mild at the lives of the artisan households who peopled the younger state and crafted its instruments, ships, and homes.

Betsy Ross occupies a sacred position within the American attention, and Miller's profitable narrative eventually does her justice. This heritage of the standard craftspeople of the progressive battle and their most renowned consultant would be the definitive quantity for years to come.

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