Precaution: A Novel. Volume 2 of 2

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Title: Precaution: a novel.Author: James Fenimore CooperPublisher: Gale, Sabin Americana Description: Based on Joseph Sabin's famed bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana, Sabin Americana, 1500--1926 contains a collection of books, pamphlets, serials and other works about the Americas, from the time of their discovery to the early 1900s. Sabin Americana is rich in original accounts of discovery and exploration, pioneering and westward expansion, the U.S. Civil War and other military actions, Native Americans, slavery and abolition, religious history and more.Sabin Americana offers an up-close perspective on life in the western hemisphere, encompassing the arrival of the Europeans on the shores of North America in the late 15th century to the first decades of the 20th century. Covering a span of over 400 years in North, Central and South America as well as the Caribbean, this collection highlights the society, politics, religious beliefs, culture, contemporary opinions and momentous events of the time. It provides access to documents from an assortment of genres, sermons, political tracts, newspapers, books, pamphlets, maps, legislation, literature and more.Now for the first time, these high-quality digital scans of original works are available via print-on-demand, making them readily accessible to libraries, students, independent scholars, and readers of all ages.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++SourceLibrary: Huntington LibraryDocumentID: SABCP04254402CollectionID: CTRG03-B196PublicationDate: 18200101SourceBibCitation: Selected Americana from Sabin's Dictionary of books relating to AmericaNotes: Collation: 2 v.; 18 cm

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Price: $32.75  $29.48
Publisher: Gale Ecco, Sabin Americana
Published Date: February 01, 2012
Pages: 346
Dimensions: 7.44 X 0.72 X 9.69 inches | 1.36 pounds
Language: English
Type: Paperback
ISBN: 9781275848306

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About the Author

Hailing from Burlington, New Jersey, James Fenimore Cooper (1789-1851) was one of the most popular American authors of the early nineteenth century. A writer of historical romances about frontier and American Indian life, Cooper was also influenced by his early career as a midshipman in the US Navy. Cooper's works--among them, The Deerslayer, The Pathfinder, and The Last of the Mohicans, considered to be his masterpiece--were popular not only with American audiences, but abroad as well, and were translated into many languages. Cooper died the day before his sixty-second birthday, in Cooperstown, New York, the village founded by his father and where he spent much of his life.