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Author Chopra, Ruma.

Title Unnatural rebellion : loyalists in New York City during the Revolution / Ruma Chopra
Published Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (x, 304 pages)
Series Jeffersonian America
Jeffersonian America.
Contents Natural rights and natural ties : Britons in New York City -- "Uncommon phrenzy" : rebel usurpation, 1774-1776 -- "Quicken others by our example" : New Yorkers welcome the British -- "Lord pity this poor country" : loyalist resilience -- "Diversity of sentiments on the future conduct of the war" : loyalist clamor -- "A certificate of their necessity" : a mix of refugees and rules -- "The die had been cast" : loyalist divisions -- "Look yo Tory crew, and see what George your king can do" : loyalists unprotected -- Conclusion : loyalist patriotism exceeds loyalist power
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject American loyalists -- New York (State) -- New York -- History.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0813931169 (electronic bk.)
9780813931166 (electronic bk.)