Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Translate This Website
International Translation Network
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
Home   Our Catalog   Biographies & Memoirs   Leaders & Notable People   Military

Benjamin Franklin Bache and the Philadelphia "Aurora"


Blowout Sale! Save 70% on the Benjamin Franklin Bache and the Philadelphia ''Aurora'' by Brand: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr at Translate This Website. SKU: 30833. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This is the first modern biography of Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Between the turbulent years of 1793 and 1798, Bache


Product Description

This is the first modern biography of Benjamin Franklin Bache, the grandson of Benjamin Franklin. Between the turbulent years of 1793 and 1798, Bache was the young nation's leading political journalist and a sharp critic of the Federalists and their policies. As editor of the most important radical newspaper of the 1790s, he lived at the center of most of the political storms of that decade. He defended the Democratic Societies as the earliest vehicles of public opinion; he strenuously opposed the ratification of the Jay Treaty, the central political event of the decade; he led and orchestrated the attack on George Washington in an attempt to curb growing executive authority; and his defense of French policies contributed to the sedition crisis of 1798. A primary target of the Federalist-sponsored Sedition Act, he was indicted for federal common law seditious libel before that act took effect. In 1798, at the height of the political hysteria, Bache died of yellow fever at the age of twenty-nine.

Like Thomas Paine, to whom Bache was personally and ideologically connected, Bache was not a product of Whig Oppositionist or classical republican ideology. Yet neither was he an inheritor of a more thoroughly modem liberal ideal. Committed to rational self -interest, he promoted a civic vision and only partially embraced the newer world of nascent capitalism. James Tagg establishes the ideological and psychological framework of Bache's later radicalism by carefully examining Bache's childhood at Passy with his grandfather, his education in Geneva, and his adolescence in Philadelphia.

Benjamin Franklin Bache and the Philadelphia Aurora will interest scholars and students of American history.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:University of Pennsylvania Press
Brand:Brand: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press
Studio:University of Pennsylvania Press
SKU:30833
EAN:9780812282559
Item Size:1 x 9.21 x 9.21 inches
Package Weight:2 pounds
Package Size:6.2 x 1.5 x 1.5 inches

Benjamin Franklin Bache and the Philadelphia ''Aurora'' by Brand: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr

Buy Now:
Benjamin Franklin Bache and the Philadelphia "Aurora"

Brand: Brand: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr
SKU: #30833
4.1 out of 5 stars with 104 reviews
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$79.95
$24.50
You Save: 69%


Quantity:  

 


View More In Military.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Brand: Univ of Pennsylvania Pr, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


Blood and Sand
By imusti
ean: 9780857502438, isbn: 0857502433,
It was on 6 June 2004 that BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner and cameraman Simon Cumbers were ambushed by Islamist gunmen in a quiet Riyadh back street. Simon was killed outright. Frank was hit in the shoulder and leg. As he lay in the dust, a...

War Stories: A Gi Reporter in Vietnam, 1970–1971
By McFarland
ean: 9781476663982, isbn: 147666398X,
As a GI reporter for the 1st Air Cavalry Division in Vietnam, the author--"an enlisted man writing primarily for enlisted men"--chronicled the experiences of combat soldiers in newspaper and magazine articles. His stories gave the Army's version of e...

Writing the War: Chronicles of a World War II Correspondent
By Prometheus Books
ean: 9781633881044, isbn: 1633881040,
As expansive as it is personal, this chronicle of World War II is a firsthand account by a journalist and the woman he would marry of the dramatic events that engulfed the world in the middle of the twentieth century. The correspondence between Charl...

The Civil War Diary of a Common Soldier: William Wiley of the 77th Illinois Infantry
By Brand: Louisiana State Univ Pr
mpn: 25 halftones, ean: 9780807125939, isbn: 0807125938,
William Wiley was typical of most soldiers who served in the armies of the North and South during the Civil War. A poorly educated farmer from Peoria, he enlisted in the summer of 1862 in the 77th Illinois Infantry, a unit that participated in most o...

Book of Military Obituaries Book Three: Book 3 (The Daily Telegraph Book of Obituaries)
By imusti
ean: 9781909808317, isbn: 1909808318,
David Twiston Davies’s latest, highly entertaining collection of 100 Daily Telegraph military obituaries from the last sixteen years includes those celebrated for their great heroism and involvement in major operations. Others have extraordinary st...

Concise Visual Basic 6.0 Course: Visual Basic for Beginners
By 1st Book Library
ean: 9781410764294, isbn: 141076429X,
Rare book...

Antonio Maceo Grajales: El Titan de Bronce (Coleccion Cuba y Sus Jueces) (Spanish Edition)
By EDICIONES UNIVERSAL
ean: 9780897298803, isbn: 0897298802,
Antonio Maceo Grajales: El Titan de Bronce (Coleccion Cuba y Sus Jueces) (Spanish Edition) [Paperback] Jose Marmol (Author)...

War is Boring: Bored Stiff, Scared to Death in the World's Worst War Zones
By Berkley
mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780451230119, isbn: 0451230116,
Read David Axe's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community.The war memoir as graphic novel-an utterly unforgettable and highly original look at war in the 21st century. Street battles with spears and arrows in sweltering East Timor. Bone- ja...

Voyage to a Stricken Land: A Woman Reporter's Battlefield Reporting on the War in Iraq
By Arcade Publishing
ean: 9781611453539, isbn: 1611453534,
In June of 2002, war looms and Saddam Hussein still has a brutal grip on a nation in disarray. Sara Daniel travels the length and breadth of Iraq, following the fast-evolving events and interviewing people from all walks of life and all religious and...

Diario de Bolivia (Memoria) (Spanish Edition)
By Ernesto Guevara de la Serna
mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9788498167511, isbn: 8498167515,
Esta nueva edición comentada del Diario de Bolivia, a cargo de su nieto Canek Sánchez Guevara, contiene nuevas reflexiones sobre la última etapa de la vida del Che y aclara al máximo las identidades de los implicados en su guerrilla y las situaci...

Scroll to Top


Privacy Policy / Terms of Service / Accessibility Statement
© 2019 - translateth.is. All Rights Reserved.