Proceedings and Addresses at Philadelphia, Dec. 8, 1907, Vol. 18 (Classic Reprint)

Proceedings and Addresses at Philadelphia, Dec. 8, 1907, Vol. 18 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Proceedings and Addresses at Philadelphia, Dec. 8, 1907, Vol. 18 The secret why Pennsylvania was such an insignificant figure in the recorded story of the nation's past was then laid bare to any thoughtful individual who cared to look into the situation. Historiography in New England was, at that period, over two centuries Old; record-keeping and record-preserv ing and monument building in that locality were fixed habits, and had been for over a hundred years. The magnificent documentary histories of Massachusetts and New York were treasure houses to which Bancroft and other general historians had recourse when they told the story of the past, and incidentally, and perhaps from the necessity of the case, magnified the parts played by these peoples. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 100g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243217838
  • 9780243217830