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Edward Bancroft : scientist, author, spy / Thomas J. Schaeper.

By: Schaeper, Thomas J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Haven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, c2011Description: xvi, 329 p. : ill. ports. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780300118421 (clothbound : alk. paper); 0300118422 (clothbound : alk. paper).Subject(s): Bancroft, Edward, 1744-1821 | Scientists -- United States -- Biography | Spies -- United States -- Biography | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Secret service
Contents:
Early life -- On the rise in London -- Initiation in covert activity -- First steps -- Our man in Paris -- The Franco-American alliance -- Gauging Bancroft's role -- In for the long haul, 1778-1783 -- Arthur Lee : spy catcher? Benjamin Franklin : traitor? Edward Bancroft : murderer? -- In America, 1783-1784 -- Return to normalcy.
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Book Science Museum London
Dana Research Centre Library: Books
Science & Technology Studies Collection 92 BAN SCHAEPER (Browse shelf) Available 2402556921

Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-322) and index.

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