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Taking Britain's Side in the American Revolution
A non fiction book by Thomas Fleming
They called themselves Loyalists. The rebels called them Tories. This derogatory term had previously been reserved for the supporters of the predominantly Catholic line of Stuart kings, whose reign ended in England's bloodless revolution of 1688. For well over 100 years, it was the fashion among American historians to accept Thomas Paine's 1776 declaration that "Every Tory is a coward ... fear is the foundation of Toryism." But more recent historical research has revealed many New England Loyalists acted on their political convictions with impressive courage during the American Revolution. Here, in this brief book by New York Times bestselling historian Thomas Fleming, is their story.
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September 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
|Title: The Loyalists: Taking Britain's Side in the American Revolution (The Thomas Fleming Library)|
Author(s): Thomas Fleming
Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
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