The Resource Our man in Charleston : Britain's secret agent in the Civil War South, Christopher Dickey, (eaudio)

Our man in Charleston : Britain's secret agent in the Civil War South, Christopher Dickey, (eaudio)

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Our man in Charleston : Britain's secret agent in the Civil War South
Title
Our man in Charleston
Title remainder
Britain's secret agent in the Civil War South
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Dickey
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Language
eng
Summary
The unlikely man at the roiling center of this intrigue was Robert Bunch, an American-born Englishman who had maneuvered his way to the position of British consul in Charleston, South Carolina, and grew to loathe slavery and the righteousness of its practitioners. Bunch used his unique perch and boundless ambition to become a key player, sending reams of dispatches to the home government and eventually becoming the Crown's best secret source on the Confederacy. But doing so required living a double life. To his Charleston neighbors, Bunch was increasingly a pillar of Southern society. But to the British government, he was a strident abolitionist, eviscerating Southern dissembling on plans regarding the slave trade. OUR MAN IN CHARLESTON is a masterfully told story of an unknown crusader. Award-winning author Christopher Dickey locates Consul Bunch as the key figure among Englishmen in America. Determined to ensure the triumph of morality in the inevitable march to civil war, he helped determine the fate of a nation. Featuring a cast of remarkable characters, OUR MAN IN CHARLESTON also captures a decisive moment in Anglo-American history: the pitched battle between those who wished to reopen the floodgates of bondage and misery, and those who wished to dam the tide forever
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Midwest
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Dickey, Christopher
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other
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Read by Antony Ferguson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ferguson, Antony
  • hoopla digital
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  • Diplomats
  • Spies
  • Espionage
  • Diplomatic and consular service, British
  • Diplomatic and consular service, British
  • United States
  • Great Britain
  • Confederate States of America
  • Great Britain
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adult
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Our man in Charleston : Britain's secret agent in the Civil War South, Christopher Dickey, (eaudio)
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 49 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781622317707
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11418310
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sound
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  • other
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11418310
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MWT11418310
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Our man in Charleston : Britain's secret agent in the Civil War South, Christopher Dickey, (eaudio)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (10hr., 49 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622317707
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418310
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
11418310
System control number
MWT11418310
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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