Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-2 of 2 items

  • Keywords: Rebecca's legacy x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

From Legacy to Legend

Megan Taylor Shockley

in The Captain's Widow of Sandwich: Self-Invention and the Life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783191
eISBN:
9780814786529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783191.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter details how Rebecca's story had reached a wider audience and from there, had encouraged her to shape her own legend for the community. During the 1870s and beyond Rebecca added to her ... More


Conclusion

Megan Taylor Shockley

in The Captain's Widow of Sandwich: Self-Invention and the Life of Hannah Rebecca Burgess, 1834-1917

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814783191
eISBN:
9780814786529
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814783191.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This concluding chapter offers some reflections on the overall veracity of Rebecca's story, and positions her as a historical figure amid a dramatic wave of change occurring in the nineteenth ... More


View: