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The History of Plymouth Colony (Classics Club)
The History of Plymouth Colony - Classics Club Author:William Bradford "A towering monument in American History and in American Literature... a fascinating record of high adventure." — When Longfellow called Miles Standish "the Puritan Captain", he made an error that would have pained Miles very much -- confusing the Puritans with Pilgrims. Indeed, although fragments of the saga have been quoted every November since... more » childhood, perhaps we all may be a bit too hazy about the true Pilgrim story.
As an introduction to this new edition of The History of Plymouth Colony points out, "The simple demonstrable fact is, most of us do not know it half as well as we should... so we fail to appreciate the great reach of the story and its meaning for us today.
Here, in a new edition prepared especially for the Classics Club, is the definitive story of Plymouth and the Pilgrims, written by the one man who knew them best: William Bradford, governor of the Plymouth colony during those perilous years.« less