The Resource Independence lost : lives on the edge of the American Revolution, Kathleen DuVal, (ebook)

Independence lost : lives on the edge of the American Revolution, Kathleen DuVal, (ebook)

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Independence lost : lives on the edge of the American Revolution
Title
Independence lost
Title remainder
lives on the edge of the American Revolution
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Kathleen DuVal
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Language
eng
Summary
"In an entirely new, global perspective on the Revolutionary period, Kathleen DuVal reveals personal stories such as that of Irish trader Oliver Pollock, Scottish plantation owners James and Isabella Bruce, and Creek leader Alexander McGillivray for whom the American Revolution was more complicated than the issue of colonial independence. These individuals, their communities, and nations weighed their options, deciding based on personal interests whether independent states or loyal British colonies would best serve them as neighbors, let alone future rulers. DuVal explores how so-called American independence affected the lives of those living on the edges of British colonial America, such as slaves, Indians, women, and the colonists of other European nations and finds that the war left some much more free than others. For most of its duration, the outcome of the Revolutionary War was far from certain. DuVal brings us to a region on the edge of the war where it seems that everyone was hedging their bets--the Gulf Coast. As the British tried to hold onto the thirteen rebelling colonies that would eventually be the nascent United States, their loyal colony of West Florida was left vulnerable to Spanish invasion from the west. With the British stretched thin fighting two wars, the clashing empires found enemies and allies for whom loyalty was a calculation more than a feeling"--
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DuVal, Kathleen
Dewey number
973.3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E209
LC item number
.D88 2015eb
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Autonomy
  • United States
  • United States
  • Gulf Coast (U.S.)
  • West Florida
  • Gulf Coast (U.S.)
  • Gulf Coast (U.S.)
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Independence lost : lives on the edge of the American Revolution, Kathleen DuVal, (ebook)
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-423) and index
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 435 pages)
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online
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9781588369611
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computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations, maps
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remote
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  • 810998
  • B8C05490-15C4-4CCA-9655-16FE5D227A21
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  • ocn913561802
  • (OCoLC)913561802
Label
Independence lost : lives on the edge of the American Revolution, Kathleen DuVal, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-423) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 435 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781588369611
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • 810998
  • B8C05490-15C4-4CCA-9655-16FE5D227A21
System control number
  • ocn913561802
  • (OCoLC)913561802

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