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Gilbert Imlay : citizen of the world

Author: W M Verhoeven
Publisher: London : Pickering & Chatto, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the American Gilbert Imlay (c 1754 - c 1828), revolutionary war veteran - and infamous lover of Mary Wollstonecraft. It also highlights how Imlay unwittingly acted as an intermediary  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Verhoeven, W.M.
Gilbert Imlay.
London : Pickering & Chatto, 2008
(OCoLC)654513823
Named Person: Gilbert Imlay; Gilbert Imlay; Gilbert Imlay
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W M Verhoeven
ISBN: 9781851968596 1851968598
OCLC Number: 212429961
Description: xiii, 299 pages : facsimiles, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I: America 1 Coming of Age in New Jersey 2 The Kentucky Land Bubble 3 Friends in High Places 4 Diversifying Business: The Triangular Trade Part II: England 5 'Not to captivate but to inform': The Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America 6 'Come to these Arcadian regions, where there is room for millions': The Emigrants Part III: France 7 'A whirl of projects and schemes'; Or, All Is Fair in Love and Trade 8 Citizen Imlay and the Conspiracy against the US Part IV: Conclusion 9 Imlay's After-Life
Responsibility: by Wil Verhoeven.

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