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The Resource American sanctuary : mutiny, martyrdom, and national identity in the Age of Revolution, A. Roger Ekirch

American sanctuary : mutiny, martyrdom, and national identity in the Age of Revolution, A. Roger Ekirch

Label
American sanctuary : mutiny, martyrdom, and national identity in the Age of Revolution
Title
American sanctuary
Title remainder
mutiny, martyrdom, and national identity in the Age of Revolution
Statement of responsibility
A. Roger Ekirch
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The book is a triptych, beginning with the mutiny on the Hermione and the ensuing manhunt for members of her crew. The second section recounts the arrival of a handful of mutineers in the United States, including Jonathan Robbins, before examining in depth the political crisis that engulfed John Adams and the Federalist Party. The final three chapters focus on the election of 1800 and the protracted consequences of Robbins's martyrdom during the years of Republican ascendancy. As late as 1812, Adams bitterly complained that 'Robbins' was 'a scandal that ought to have been killed before it died of old age'--'a more infernal, wicked, malicious, unprincipled, deliberate, and cruel scandal never stalked this earth.' 'Indeed, ' he rued, 'I know not whether it be dead yet'"--Preface
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1950-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ekirch, A. Roger
Dewey number
973.4/4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adams, John
  • Nash, Thomas
  • Adams, John
  • United States
  • Hermione Mutiny, 1797
  • Fugitives from justice
  • Political refugees
  • Mutiny
  • Martyrdom
  • Asylum, Right of
  • Nationalism
  • HISTORY / Maritime History & Piracy
  • HISTORY / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Label
American sanctuary : mutiny, martyrdom, and national identity in the Age of Revolution, A. Roger Ekirch
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining paper, front and back covers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Mutiny. Men-of-war ; Hand 'em up ; Dragnet -- Part two: Martyrdom. Receive the fugitive ; United States v. Nathan Robbins ; Martyr to liberty -- Part three: National identity. Seignor Galatini and his gang ; Revolution of 1800 ; Jonathan's ghost
Control code
ocn950635294
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 293 pages
Isbn
9780307379900
Lccn
2016015119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1238176
  • (Sirsi) o950635294
  • (OCoLC)950635294
Label
American sanctuary : mutiny, martyrdom, and national identity in the Age of Revolution, A. Roger Ekirch
Publication
Note
Maps on lining paper, front and back covers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one: Mutiny. Men-of-war ; Hand 'em up ; Dragnet -- Part two: Martyrdom. Receive the fugitive ; United States v. Nathan Robbins ; Martyr to liberty -- Part three: National identity. Seignor Galatini and his gang ; Revolution of 1800 ; Jonathan's ghost
Control code
ocn950635294
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xix, 293 pages
Isbn
9780307379900
Lccn
2016015119
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 1238176
  • (Sirsi) o950635294
  • (OCoLC)950635294

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