William Cooper's Town

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William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic
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Author Alan Taylor
Country United States
Genre History
Publisher Vintage
Publication date
1996
Pages 576
Awards Pulitzer Prize for History
ISBN 978-0679773009

William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic is a history book written by American historian Alan Taylor, published by Vintage in August 1996. It profiles the life of William Cooper, father of novelist James Fenimore Cooper, on the frontier of upstate New York.[1] The book won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize for History.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fergus M. Bordewich (August 1996). "Review of 'William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic'". Smithsonian Magazine. Archived from the original on December 7, 2012. Retrieved December 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cooper Book Wins Pulitzer". Albany Times Union  – via HighBeam Research (subscription required). April 11, 1996. Retrieved December 7, 2012.