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] It won the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for History, the second time Bailyn won the award. (The first time was in 1968 for The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution.)[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.