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Unlikely allies

Joel R. Paul

Unlikely allies

how a merchant, a playwright, and a spy saved the American Revolution

by Joel R. Paul

  • 316 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Riverhead Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deane, Silas, -- 1737-1789,
  • Beaumarchais, Pierre Augustin Caron de, -- 1732-1799,
  • Eon de Beaumont, Charles Geneviève Louis Auguste André Timothée d", -- 1728-1810,
  • Arms transfers -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
  • Arms transfers -- France -- History -- 18th century,
  • Saratoga Campaign, N.Y., 1777,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Secret service,
  • United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Participation, French,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- 1775-1783

  • About the Edition

    Documents the machinations of three individuals in their efforts to win the American Revolution, tracing their applications of espionage to smuggle weapons and supplies while spinning a web of international political intrigue.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [384]-396) and index.

    StatementJoel Richard Paul.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE279 .P38 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination405 p. :
    Number of Pages405
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24116851M
    ISBN 101594488835
    ISBN 109781594488832
    LC Control Number2009034986

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