Generous enemies : patriots and loyalists in Revolutionary New York (Book, 2002) [WorldCat.org]
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Generous enemies : patriots and loyalists in Revolutionary New York

Author: Judith L Van Buskirk
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2002.
Series: Early American studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 different. As Judith Van Buskirk reveals,
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith L Van Buskirk
ISBN: 0812236750 9780812236750 0812218221 9780812218220
OCLC Number: 49530268
Description: 260 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The seat of war --
The web of family --
Gentlemen at war --
The eagle eye of profit --
Crossing freedom's line --
The late unhappy commotions.
Series Title: Early American studies.
Responsibility: Judith L. Van Buskirk.
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During the seven years of British occupation that spanned the American Revolution, communities conventionally depicted as hostile opponents were, in fact, in frequent contact.  Read more...

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