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William Penn.

Author: Harry Emerson Wildes
Publisher: New York, Macmillan [1974]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores previously neglected areas of Penn's childhood and personal life, revealing the complex and often contradictory character of the founder of Pennsylvania.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wildes, Harry Emerson, 1890-
William Penn.
New York, Macmillan [1974]
(OCoLC)583336208
Named Person: William Penn; William Penn; William Penn; William Penn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Emerson Wildes
ISBN: 0026285703 9780026285704
OCLC Number: 1114169
Description: ix, 469 pages 24 cm
Contents: Self-reared child --
Lonely visions --
Scholar and gallant --
Worldly glory fades --
Tower prison --
Love and duty --
For English rights --
Freedom to think --
Overseas opening --
Come, ye oppressed --
Squire in Sussex --
Crusade for Europe --
Charm a deaf adder --
Passport to peace --
Freedom for the asking --
Planning perfection --
Quo warranto threat --
Drift to the right --
Rule by amateurs --
Westward to utopia --
Seeds of unrest --
How to treat minorities --
Baltimore confrontation --
Loving tenants --
Neighborly relations --
Again the courtier --
Secret Jesuit? --
Vice runs rampant --
Decadence and sin --
Magdalen case --
Friendship spells treason --
Blackwell's ordeal --
Lost and regained --
Discord brings union --
Quacks and witches --
Hannah to the rescue --
Pirates and smugglers --
Problem children --
Return to America --
Trouble shooting --
Pennsbury manor --
Blacks are better --
Beset by foes --
Daring the lightning --
Love thy neighbor --
Relapse from grace --
At club law --
Times of stress --
Badgered and bewildered --
Reversion to peace.

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Explores previously neglected areas of Penn's childhood and personal life, revealing the complex and often contradictory character of the founder of Pennsylvania.

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