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

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

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
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Penegar, Kenneth Lawing
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Statesmen
  • United States
  • United States
  • England
  • United States
Label
The political trial of Benjamin Franklin : a prelude to the American Revolution, Kenneth Lawing Penegar, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
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
ocn742514113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875868516
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
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, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
mixed
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
ocn742514113
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780875868516
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)742514113

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