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Generous Enemies: Patriots and Loyalists in Revolutionary New York (Early American Studies)

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In July 1776, the final group of more than 130 ships of the Royal Navy sailed into the waters surrounding New York City, marking the start of seven years of British occupation that spanned the American Revolution. What military and political leaders characterized as an impenetrable "Fortress Britannia" a bastion of solid opposition to the American cause was actually very ...more
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Published October 1st 2003 by University of Pennsylvania Press (first published August 1st 2002)
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There was a lot of good information here, but I often found I had to go back and reread the last one or two paragraphs because my mind had wandered completely during the first pass.
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A well written look at the NYC under British control and the fluid nature of loyalism and patriotism at this time.
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