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Joel Barlow : American citizen in a revolutionary world

Auteur : Richard Buel
Éditeur : Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011.
Édition/format :   Livre : Biographie : AnglaisVoir toutes les éditions et les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Genre/forme : Biography
Personne nommée : Joel Barlow
Type d’ouvrage : Biographie
Format : Livre
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : Richard Buel
ISBN : 9780801897696 0801897696
Numéro OCLC : 611038085
Description : 433 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contenu : 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 --
Washington insider --
Europe redux --
Finale.
Responsabilité : 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  Lire la suite...

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Buel's Joel Barlow is the first biography in two generations, and the best. No earlier biographer has given nearly as detailed and rich a portrait of Barlow's perhaps singularly expansive role in the Lire la suite...

 
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