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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:   eBook : Document : 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 Revolution, preferred to keep the British empire intact. ... Highly recommended.""--Choice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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O'Shaughnessy, Andrew Jackson.
An Empire Divided : The American Revolution and the British Caribbean.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
ISBN: 9780812293395 0812293398
OCLC Number: 1007921761
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (306 pages).
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The Greater Antilles --
The Lesser Antilles --
Foundations of Loyalty --
British Sojourners --
Black Majorities --
The Sugar Islands --
Divergent Paths --
Sons of Liberty? --
Winning the Initiative --
The Imperial Civil War --
The Crisis of American Independence --
The Groans of the Plantations --
Rule Britannia --
The Division of British America --
The Other Road to Yorktown --
Conclusion: Revolutionary Legacy.
Series Title: Early American studies.
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