Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution

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Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution
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Author Bernard Bailyn
Country US
Genre history
Publisher Knopf
Publication date
1986
Pages 720
Awards Pulitzer Prize for History
ISBN 978-0394757780

Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution is a 1986 nonfiction book by American historian Bernard Bailyn, published by Knopf. The book chronicles the migration of British and Scottish farmers into colonial America in the 1770s.[1] In 1987, Voyagers to the West was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for History, the second time Bailyn had won the award. (He had previously won for The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution in 1967.)[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Levin (February 14, 1987). "Voyagers to the West: a passage in the peopling of America on the eve of the revolution". The Nation.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). Retrieved December 8, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Bailyn, Bernard 1922-". Contemporary Authors.  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). January 1, 2005. Retrieved December 8, 2012.