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Author Ferling, John E.
Title Apostles of revolution : Jefferson, Paine, Monroe and the struggle against the old order in America and Europe / John Ferling.
Publication Info. New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2018.
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Description xvi, 478 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents "The destinies of life" : on the road to bigger things -- "The birthday of a new world is at hand" : revolutionaries -- "These are the times that try men's souls" : Paine and Monroe go to war -- "Defending our fanes and fire-sides" : winning the Revolutionary War -- "The times that tried men's souls, are over" : peace and new departures -- "My country is the world" : Paine and the early years of the French Revolution -- "Itching for crowns, coronets, and mitres" : the rise of partisan politics -- "The only man who possessed the confidence of the whole" : partisan America in a predatory world -- "I relinquish hope" : the French Revolution in France and America -- "A continued scene of horror" : Paine, Monroe, and the Luxembourg -- "The Federalist tide is strong" : gloomy years for the apostles of revolution -- "The reign of witches" : the high Federalists take charge -- "I know of no republic except America" : endgame -- "Death has no terrors for me" : closing the age of Paine.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 405-408) and index.
Subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Paine, Thomas, 1737-1809.
Monroe, James, 1758-1831.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1809.
France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799.
Added Title Jefferson, Paine, Monroe and the struggle against the old order in America and Europe
ISBN 9781632862099 (hardback)
1632862093 (hardback)
9781632862112 (e-book)
1632862115 (e-book)