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Edward Bancroft : scientist, author, spy

Autor Thomas J Schaeper
Vydavatel: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2011.
Vydání/formát:   Tištěná kniha : Biography : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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Looks at the life of the American scientist and man of letters who led a secret life in Great Britain as British agent working against both the American colonies and the French during the Revolutionary War.
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Žánr/forma: Biography
History
Biographies
Osoba: Edward Bancroft; Edward Bancroft; Edward Bancroft; Edward Bancroft
Typ materiálu: Biography
Typ dokumentu Kniha
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Thomas J Schaeper
ISBN: 9780300118421 0300118422
OCLC číslo: 178289618
Popis: xvi, 329 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Obsahy: Early life --
On the rise in London --
Initiation in covert activity --
First steps --
Our man in Paris --
The Franco-American alliance --
Gauging Bancroft's role --
In for the long haul, 1778-1783 --
Arthur Lee : spy catcher? Benjamin Franklin : traitor? Edward Bancroft : murderer? --
In America, 1783-1784 --
Return to normalcy.
Odpovědnost: Thomas J. Schaeper.
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