Overview:Autobiography Of Ashley Bowen (1728-1813) - The first American sailor known to write his own autobiography, Ashley Bowen remains a valuable storyteller who can speak to today's readers about the maritime world in the age of sail. Ashley Bowen began his seafaring career at the age of eleven. After leaving the sea, Bowen spent the rest of his days as a ship-rigger in Marblehead, Massachusetts. A witness to significant historical events, including the British conquest of Canada and the American Revolution, Ashley Bowen confounds today's audience with his eighteenth-century interpretation of events-an interpretation informed by his deeply religious beliefs and his suspicion of Yankee patriotism.The Broadview edition is the first to present the story of Ashley Bowen as a continuous narrative. Vickers' introduction provides the context for Bowen's life in colonial New England, and additional writings by Ashley Bowen and his Marblehead contemporaries are included. The appendices include Bowen's diary accounts of his experiences in the 1759 British expedition against Quebec, smallpox epidemics, and the American Revolution.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603726889-9781551117812. It was written by the following authors: Daniel Vickers, Ashley Bowen. Book Autobiography Of Ashley Bowen (1728-1813), which can be read online, published by the company: Broadview Press Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: True Stories, History, Biography. The book was published on 2006-08-30 00:00:00. It has 140 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 240 g. File for download Autobiography Of Ashley Bowen (1728-1813) has PDF format and is called autobiography-of-ashley-bowen-1728-1813.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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