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The Quaker Colonies A CHRONICLE OF THE PROPRIETORS OF THE DELAWARE

By: Sydney George Fisher
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The Quaker Colonies," written by Sydney George Fisher, is an enthralling investigation of the unique colonial experiences in the American colonies founded through Quaker settlers. The story digs into the establishment and development of these colonies, with an emphasis on the Quaker ideas that influenced their cultures. Sydney George Fisher, an accomplished historian and writer, dives into the distinctive qualities of the Quaker colonies, such as Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware. Fisher reveals the enormous influence of Quaker principles on governance, social structures, and interactions with indigenous peoples through painstaking research and compelling storytelling. "The Quaker Colonies" illuminates William Penn's goal for an equitable and tolerant society, the emergence of Philadelphia as a cosmopolitan centre, and the unique approaches to governance and diplomacy which defined these colonies via engaging stories. The work of literature not only shows the Quaker colonies' triumphs, but additionally their challenges, like confrontations with neighboring colonies and attempts to sustain Quaker beliefs in changing times. Fisher's paintings depict the essence of Quaker communities and its lasting imprint on the American landscape.

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Sydney George Fisher

Sydney George Fisher (September 11, 1856 – February 22, 1927) was a lawyer and historian in the United States, best known for his book The True History of the American Revolution. Sydney George Fisher was born on September 11, 1856 in Philadelphia, the only son of Elizabeth (Ingersoll) and Sidney George Fisher. His father was a lawyer and historian as well. Sydney attended St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire, graduated from Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut (1879) with a B.A., studied law for two years at Harvard Law School, and was admitted to the bar in Philadelphia in 1883. On February 22, 1927, he died at the Corinthian Yacht Club in Essington, Pennsylvania.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 112Pages
  • ISBN-10:9359321729
  • ISBN-13:9789359321721
  • Item Weight: 168g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 6.60mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General