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Edward Bancroft

Scientist, Author, Spy

Edward Bancroft( )
Author: Schaeper, Thomas J.
ISBN:978-0-300-11842-1
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $37.00
Book Description:

A man of as many names as motives, Edward Bancroft is a singular figure in the history of Revolutionary America. Born in Massachusetts in 1745, Bancroft moved to England as a young man in the 1760s and began building a respectable résumé as both a scientist and a man of letters. In recognition of his works in natural history, Bancroft was unanimously elected to the Royal Society, and while working to secure French aid for the American Revolution, he became a close associate of such...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.125 Inches
Book Weight:1.45 Pounds



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