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text Liberty's exiles : American loyalists in the revolutionary world

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At the end of the American Revolution, 60,000 Americans loyal to the British cause fled the United States and became refugees throughout the British Empire. This groundbreaking book offers the first global history of the loyalist exodus to Canada,... Read more
Contents
Introduction: The spirit of 1783 -- pt. 1. Refugees. Civil war -- An unsettling peace -- A new world disorder -- pt. 2. Settlers. The heart of empire -- A world in the wilderness -- Loyal Americas -- pt. 3. Subjects. Islands in a storm -- False re... Read more
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xvi, 460 p. : maps ; 25 cm.
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf 2011

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TADL-WOOD 973.3 JAS in Adult Non-fiction Available

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