Envoy to the Terror: Gouverneur Morris and the French Revolution

Envoy to the Terror: Gouverneur Morris and the French Revolution

by Melanie Randolph Miller


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781574887877
Publisher: Potomac Books
Publication date: 12/31/2005
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Melanie Randolph Miller holds a Ph.D. in American history from George Washington University, a J.D. from the University of California at Berkeley, and a B.S. in aeronautical engineering from MIT. She spent many years as an attorney, most recently in international law and policy at the Federal Aviation Administration. She has also taught at Ithaca College and lives in Ithaca, New York.

Table of Contents

Dedication List of Illustrations Introduction: The Revolutionary from New York Chapter One: Before Paris Chapter Two: Morris Appraises Paris Chapter Three: “Ces Indignes Français” Chapter Four: “I Had Better Leave This Alone, But” --Zeal Gets the Best of Morris Chapter Five: Agent for Washington, Provocateur for France Chapter Six: Once More into the Breach Chapter Seven: The Opponents Chapter Eight: Thomas Paine Chapter Nine: Hidden Antagonists Chapter Ten: The End of the Monarchy Chapter Eleven: Morris Confronts the New Republic Chapter Twelve: The “Heart burnings” Chapter Thirteen: The Recall Chapter Fourteen: Coda Chapter Fifteen: Conclusion Bibliography

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