Summary and Analysis of Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring

Summary and Analysis of Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring

Based on the Book by Alexander Rose

eBook - 2017
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So much to read, so little time? This brief overview of Washington's Spies tells you what you need to know--before or after you read Alexander Rose's book. Crafted and edited with care, Worth Books set the standard for quality and give you the tools you need to be a well-informed reader. This short summary and analysis of Washington's Spies includes: Historical context Chapter-by-chapter overviews Profiles of the main characters Detailed timeline of key events Important quotes Fascinating trivia Glossary of terms Supporting material to enhance your understanding of the original work About Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring by Alexander Rose: Alexander Rose's New York Times-- bestselling book Washington's Spies offers an in-depth account of the network of men who operated covertly under George Washington's command during the Revolutionary War. These men, referred to as the Culper Ring, worked largely in southern New York, sending and receiving coded messages from across Manhattan to Long Island, and getting crucial British intelligence to General Washington. Rose delves into the varied personalities and motivations of the Culper Ring, explores the espionage techniques of the time, including encryption and the use of invisible ink, and describes the differences in the British and American methods of gathering intelligence. Washington's Spies inspired the television series Turn, with author Alexander Rose serving as a historical consultant and producer. The summary and analysis in this ebook are intended to complement your reading experience and bring you closer to a great work of nonfiction.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] :, Worth Books,, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781504046367
Characteristics: 1 online resource (30 pages)

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