Patrick Henry : first among patriots / Thomas S. Kidd.
- ISBN: 9780465009282 (hardcover : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 046500928X (hardcover : alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780465028108 (e-book)
- ISBN: 0465028101 (e-book)
- Description: xiii, 306 p. ; 25 cm.
New York : Basic Books, c2011.
- 5 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||920/HENRY (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Lynnfield||Adult Biographies||Biography / HENRY / Kidd (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Marblehead||Adult Biography||BIO HENRY, PATRICK 2011 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Peabody West Branch||Adult Nonfiction||NEW E 302.6 .H53 2011 (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Salem||Adult Biography||B/HENRY,P./K (Text to phone)||Available||-|
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Contents Note:|| If your industry be only half equal to your genius : Patrick Henry and backcountry Virginia -- The infatuation of new light : the Great Awakening and the parsons' cause -- If this be treason : the Stamp Act crisis -- The first man upon this continent : boycotts and the growing crisis with Britain -- Liberty or death : arming for revolution -- To cut the knot : independence -- Our worthy governor : Patrick Henry in wartime -- Virtue has taken its departure : the war's end and a new Virginia -- I smelt a rat : defending the revolution by opposing the Constitution -- To care for the crazy machine : reconciling with the republic -- Mourn Virginia mourn! : the legacy of Patrick Henry.
|Summary:|| Historian Thomas S. Kidd shows how the fiery Patrick Henry cherished a vision of America as a virtuous republic with a clearly circumscribed central government. These ideals brought him into bitter conflict with other Founders and were crystallized in his vociferous opposition to the U.S. Constitution.