Description - American Voices, American Lives by Wayne Franklin
Offers a look at American history through documents, letters, diaries, wills, newspaper articles, satires and speeches. This survey of American life moves from the arrival of the first settlers, through the colonists, slaves and abolitionists up to 1900.
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Author Biography - Wayne Franklin
Wayne Franklin (Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh) is Professor and Head of English, University of Connecticut. He is the author of James Fenimore Cooper: The Early Years (the first volume of his definitive biography, from Yale University Press), The New World of James Fenimore Cooper, and Discoverers, Explorers, Settlers: The Diligent Writers of Early America. He is the editor of American Voices, American Lives: A Documentary Reader and The Selected Writings of Thomas Jefferson, A Norton Critical Edition, and co-editor, with Michael Steiner, of Mapping American Culture.