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An empire divided : the American Revolution and the British Caribbean

Author: Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2000.
Series: Early American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"O'Shaughnessy's excellent, clearly written book is an important contribution to Caribbean and US history. He successfully explains why the Caribbean colonists, far from supporting the American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
ISBN: 0812235584 9780812235586 0812217322 9780812217322
OCLC Number: 185896684
Description: xvi, 357 p. : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: List of IllustrationsPrefaceMaps: The Greater AntillesMaps: The Lesser AntillesPT. I. FOUNDATIONS OF LOYALTY1. British Sojourners2. Black Majorities3. The Sugar IslandsPT. II. DIVERGENT PATHS4. Sons of Liberty?5. Winning the InitiativePT. III. THE IMPERIAL CIVIL WAR6. The Crisis of American Independence7. The Groans of the Plantations8. Rule BritanniaPT. IV. THE DIVISION OF BRITISH AMERICA9. The Other Road to YorktownConclusion: Revolutionary LegacyList of AbbreviationsNotesSelect BibliographyAcknowledgmentsIndex
Series Title: Early American studies.
Responsibility: Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy.

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