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The Resource The political trial of Benjamin Franklin : a prelude to the American Revolution, Kenneth Lawing Penegar

The political trial of Benjamin Franklin : a prelude to the American Revolution, Kenneth Lawing Penegar

Label
The political trial of Benjamin Franklin : a prelude to the American Revolution
Title
The political trial of Benjamin Franklin
Title remainder
a prelude to the American Revolution
Statement of responsibility
Kenneth Lawing Penegar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Benjamin Franklin, it seems, was a reluctant revolutionary. In tracing the course of his political transformation, this book explores the social and political understandings and misunderstandings that both sustained and divided Britain and its colonies in North America. At the center of the story is Benjamin Franklin's decision in late 1772 to use a cache of personal letters that had fallen in his lap in London for revelation in Massachusetts - essentially a Wikileaks for 1772 - and the consequences of that decision for himself and for the cause of an amicable settlement of differences between
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Penegar, Kenneth Lawing
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
P36 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • War
  • Diplomatic relations
  • Homes
  • Statesmen
  • England
  • United States
Label
The political trial of Benjamin Franklin : a prelude to the American Revolution, Kenneth Lawing Penegar
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A duel in Hyde Park -- Private letters, public causes -- Imperial over-reach : the political context of the letters -- Harvest of spite : reaction in the London press -- Preliminary hearing -- Showdown in the cockpit -- The verdict -- Circles of support -- Other perils and after shocks -- Second thoughts -- Going home, looking back
Control code
742514113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875868516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742514113
Label
The political trial of Benjamin Franklin : a prelude to the American Revolution, Kenneth Lawing Penegar
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A duel in Hyde Park -- Private letters, public causes -- Imperial over-reach : the political context of the letters -- Harvest of spite : reaction in the London press -- Preliminary hearing -- Showdown in the cockpit -- The verdict -- Circles of support -- Other perils and after shocks -- Second thoughts -- Going home, looking back
Control code
742514113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875868516
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742514113

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