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Joel Barlow : American citizen in a revolutionary world

Verfasser/in: Richard Buel
Verlag: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Ausgabe/Format   Print book : Biografie : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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"Poet, republican, diplomat, and entrepreneur, Joel Barlow filled many roles and registered impressive accomplishments. In the first biography of this fascinating figure in decades, Richard Buel Jr. recounts the life of a man more intimately connected to the Age of Revolution than perhaps any other American. Barlow was a citizen of the revolutionary world, and his adventures throughout the United States and Europe  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Biography
Name: Joel Barlow; Joel Barlow
Medientyp: Biografie
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Richard Buel
ISBN: 9780801897696 0801897696
OCLC-Nummer: 611038085
Beschreibung: 433 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: Introduction --
Beginnings --
Ambitious goals --
Uncharted waters --
Dead ends --
Literary recognition --
Land fever --
Disgrace --
Revolutionary adventurer --
The terror --
Commercial interlude --
Mission to Algiers --
Franco-American crisis --
Republican prophet --
Responding to France's apostasy --
Mixed reception --
Washignton insider --
Europe redux --
Finale.
Verfasserangabe: Richard Buel Jr.

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Poet, republican, diplomat, and entrepreneur, Joel Barlow filled many roles and registered impressive accomplishments. This biography recounts the life of this man who is more intimately connected to  Weiterlesen…

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