When London Was Capital of America


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Benjamin Franklin secretly loved London more than Philadelphia: it was simply the most exciting place to be in the British Empire. And in the decade before the outbreak of the American Revolution, thousands of his fellow colonists flocked to the Georgian city in its first big wave of American visitors. At the very point of political rupture, mother country and colonies were socially and culturally closer than ever before. In this first-ever portrait of eighteenth-century London as the capital of America, Julie M. Flavell re ...

When London Was Capital of America 2011, Yale University Press, New Haven

ISBN-13: 9780300178135

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When London Was Capital of America 2010, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300137392