The peacemakers : the great powers and American independence / by Richard B. Morris.

1st ed.. New York : Harper and Row, [1965] .

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Subjects Diplomatic relations.
Europe -- Politics and government -- 18th century.
Europe -- Politique et gouvernement -- 18e siècle.
États-Unis -- Histoire -- 1775-1783 (Révolution) -- Relations extérieures.
Great Britain. Treaties, etc. United States, 1783 September 3.
Politics and government
Traité de Paris (1763)
Treaties, etc. (Great Britain and United States : 1783 September 3)
USA -- Unabhängigkeitskrieg.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1775-1783.
United States.
Description xviii, 572 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, maps, portraits ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1965]
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Bancroft Prize, 1966.
Summary A story of espionage, intrigue, chicanery, and cynical self-interest, a diplomatic history.
Contents Three voyagers in search of peace -- Armada against England -- Priest and playwright at the Pardo -- Eight days in June (June 2-9, 1780) -- Jacques Necker's private peace feelers -- The lion, the fox, and the ass -- On the trail of the appeasers -- The Gordian knot -- The plot to partition America -- Mynheer Adams puts a spoke in the wheel -- Jacob's bargain -- The ball at Dr. Franklin's foot -- The long clay pipe of Mr. Jay -- Milord Shelburne plays the host -- Setting metes and bounds -- The Conde settles an old score -- The fox and the grapes -- Blessed are the peacemakers -- Text of the Definitive Treaty of Peace.
Geographic Area Great Britain
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)615777
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Morris, Richard B. 1904-1989.
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