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A leap in the dark

the struggle to create the American republic

by John Ferling

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn Ferling.
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LC ClassificationsE
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 558 p. :
Number of Pages558
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22527855M
ISBN 100195159241

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[A substantial majority of colonials did.] To separate from the mother country, he cautioned, was to make 'a leap in the dark,' to jump into an uncertain future."Cited by: A Leap in the Dark is his masterpiece, work that provokes, enlightens, and entertains in full measure.

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