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Friends of liberty : Thomas Jefferson, Tadeusz Kościuszko, and Agrippa Hull : a tale of three patriots, two revolutions, and a tragic betrayal of freedom in the new nation

Author: Gary B Nash; Graham Russell Hodges
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Friends of Liberty tells the remarkable story of three men whose lives were braided together by issues of liberty and race that fueled revolutions across two continents. Thomas Jefferson wrote the founding documents of the United States. Thaddeus Kosciuszko was a hero of the American Revolution and later led a spectacular but failed uprising in Poland, his homeland. Agrippa Hull, a freeborn black New Englander,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nash, Gary B.
Friends of liberty.
New York : Basic Books, c2008
(OCoLC)608158040
Online version:
Nash, Gary B.
Friends of liberty.
New York : Basic Books, c2008
(OCoLC)608450137
Named Person: Thomas Jefferson; Tadeusz Kościuszko; Agrippa Hull; Thomas Jefferson; Tadeusz Kościuszko; Agrippa Hull
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gary B Nash; Graham Russell Hodges
ISBN: 9780465048144 0465048145 9780465031481 046503148X
OCLC Number: 181368707
Description: vii, 328 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Starting a revolution --
Fighting for freedom --
Peace and war --
Struggles for liberty --
Long endings.
Responsibility: Gary B. Nash and Graham Russell Gao Hodges.
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