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Spies, patriots, and traitors : American intelligence in the Revolutionary War / Kenneth A. Daigler.

Author/Creator:
Daigler, Kenneth A., author.
Publication:
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 317 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subjects:
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Secret service.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Military intelligence.
Military intelligence -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Espionage -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Spies -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
Espionage
Military intelligence
Spies
United States
Form/Genre:
History.
Contents:
George Washington learns the intelligence trade
[Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty]: the united front campaign that led to the American Revolution
The intelligence war begins; [Massachusetts, 1775]
Covert action in Europe leading to the French alliance
Nathan Hale and the British occupation of New York City
John Jay's efforts at counterintelligence
Washington begins to establish his intelligence capabilities; [the New Jersey and Pennsylvania Campaign]
Benedict Arnold: hero turned traitor
American intelligence activities reach maturity [in the New York area]
[General] Nathanael Greene and intelligence in the Southern Campaign
Yorktown and the endgame
The African-American role in American intelligence activities [in the Revolutionary War]
Conclusion.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781626160507 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1626160503 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
851285714
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