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What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, a Life

Marc Leepson
Format
Book
Published
New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
ISBN
9781137278289, 1137278285
Contents
  • Introduction : a classical speaker
  • A family of lawyers
  • Annapolis, Frederick Town, and George Town
  • Nil desperandum
  • Piety and patriotism
  • A citizen of the highest respectability
  • A beautiful and animating effusion
  • A useless, pernicious, dangerous portion of the population
  • A class of very dangerous people
  • A stormy tumult of feeling
  • A vigorous and well-cultivated intellect
  • A friend of peace
  • A particular friend of the president
  • A rank Jackson man
  • The prosecutor
  • Minister to Alabama
  • An incorruptible patriot
  • An alarming state of disorder
  • A friend of men of color
  • Epilogue : one of the best men who ever lived.
Description
xiii, 234 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-227) and index.
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