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Author Nash, Gary B.

Title Friends of liberty : Thomas Jefferson, Tadeusz Kościuszko, and Agrippa Hull : a tale of three patriots, two revolutions, and a tragic betrayal of freedom in the new nation / Gary B. Nash and Graham Russell Gao Hodges.

Published New York : Basic Books, [2008]
©2008

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 UniM Bail  973.3 NASH    AVAILABLE
Physical description vii, 328 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 273-312) and index.
Contents 1. Starting a Revolution -- 2. Fighting for Freedom -- 3. Peace and War -- 4. Struggles for Liberty -- 5. Long Endings.
Summary Friends of Liberty tells the remarkable story of three men whose lives were braided together by issues of liberty and race that fueled revolutions across two continents. Thomas Jefferson wrote the founding documents of the United States. Thaddeus Kosciuszko was a hero of the American Revolution and later led a spectacular but failed uprising in Poland, his homeland. Agrippa Hull, a freeborn black New Englander, volunteered at eighteen to join the Continental Army.--From publisher description.
Other author Hodges, Graham Russell, 1946-
Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Kościuszko, Tadeusz, 1746-1817.
Hull, Agrippa, 1759-1848.
Slavery -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Liberty -- United States.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Social aspects.
United States -- History -- 1783-1815.
Poland -- History -- Revolution of 1794.
ISBN 9780465048144
0465048145