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Black Patriots and Loyalists - a book by Gilbert, Alan

Black Patriots and Loyalists

Fighting for Emancipation in the War for Independence

Black Patriots and Loyalists( )
Author: Gilbert, Alan
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.50
Book Description:

We commonly think of the American Revolution as simply the war for independence from British colonial rule. But, of course, that independence actually applied to only a portion of the American population—African Americans would still be bound in slavery for nearly another century. Alan Gilbert asks us to rethink what we know about the Revolutionary War, to realize that while white Americans were fighting for their freedom, many black Americans were joining the British...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Slavery
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / African American Studies
History / United States / Revolutionary Period (1775-1800)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 1.1 Inches
Book Weight:1.175 Pounds

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