America's Hidden History: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten Founders Who Shaped a Nation by Kenneth C. Davis

America's Hidden History: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten…

byKenneth C. Davis

Paperback | March 31, 2009

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Kenneth C. Davis, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History, presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation's destiny and character. Davis's dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and bringing to light little-known but fascinating facts from a time when the nation's fate hung in the balance.

Spanning a period from the Spanish arrival in America to George Washington's inauguration in 1789, America's Hidden History is an iconoclastic look at America's past, connecting some of the dots between history and today's headlines, and proving why Davis is truly America's teacher.

Find out:

  • Which Pilgrims arrived in Florida fifty years before the Mayflower sailed.
  • What Supreme Court Justice went to prison.
  • What traitor is honored with a statue for his bravery.
  • Which fighting woman in colonial New England scalped her Indian captors.

About The Author

Kenneth C. Davis is the New York Times bestselling author ofA Nation Rising;America's Hidden History; andDon't Know Much About(tm)History, which spent thirty-five consecutive weeks on theNew York Timesbestseller list, sold more than 1.6 million copies, and gave rise to his phenomenal Don't Know Much About(tm)series for adults and child...

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Title:America's Hidden History: Untold Tales of the First Pilgrims, Fighting Women, and Forgotten…Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:March 31, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0061118192

ISBN - 13:9780061118197

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“Writing from a rich font of scholarship, seasoning the facts with wit, irony and a novelist’s eye for telling detail, Kenneth C. Davis has conjured back to life some of the most fascinating figures of America’s founding decades. ”