Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution by Bernard Bailyn

This historical work delves into the mass migration from Britain to the American colonies during the 1770s, just prior to the American Revolution. Using sources such as ship registers, official reports, and personal letters, the book presents an in-depth study of the motivations, experiences, and impact of these immigrants on the shaping of early American society. The study also explores the British government's role in encouraging this migration and its impact on the impending revolution.

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Total Points: 1

Since this book was first published in 1986, there is a penalty of 19.2%. The age adjusted score is 0.81.

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