Black Patriots and Loyalists



Black Patriots and Loyalists 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 In Black Patriots and Loyalists, Alan Gilbert asks us to rethink what we know about the Revol New Download [ Black Patriots and Loyalists ] Author [ Alan Gilbert ] – oldtimertips.us

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  • Hardcover
  • 392 pages
  • Black Patriots and Loyalists
  • Alan Gilbert
  • English
  • 09 December 2017
  • 0226293076

10 thoughts on “Black Patriots and Loyalists

  1. Bettie☯ says:

    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 ...

  2. Tolstoyevsky says:

    Enjoyable as a narrative and an academic resource Gilbert provides meticulous research that may come off as tedious but is ultimately necessary The concept of the two distinct revolutions puts American history in perspective I especially enjoyed the commentary on John Laure...

  3. Wanda says:

    18 OCT 2015 recommended by Laura.

  4. Laura says:

    Free download available at University of Chicago Press Most of us think we know the story of the American Revolution, but after reading Alan Gilbert s amazing book I realize that what most of us know is less than half of the story Hilary Putnam, Harvard University.

  5. Ian Racey says:

    When I read Father Knickerbocker Rebels, I criticised its author for allowing his own viewpoint to so clearly colour his history That was easy to do because I disagreed with the author s biases, and because in the seventy years since the book was written, historiography had moved on to the point that the way they manifested themselves Wertenbaker twisting the history so that it better fit his preferred narrative had become totally unacceptable It s trickier to make the same criticism of Blac When I read Father Knickerbocker Rebels, I criticised its author for allowing his own viewpoint to so clearly colour his history That was easy to do because I disagreed with the author s biases, and because in the seventy years since the book was written, historiography had moved on to the point that the way they manifested themselves Wertenbaker twisting the history so that it better fit his preferred narrative had become totally unacceptable It s trickier to...

  6. Robert Muller says:

    This is an incredibly deeply researched book that provides a great understanding of how blacks reacted to the American Revolution Most books have focused on the blacks that served with Washington s armies Gilbert does that a complete description of Laurens efforts to get South Carolina to free and enlist blacks against the British, for example but his focus...

  7. Travis says:

    Great book with some fascinating well documented facts that weren t taught in my history classDespite George Washington s desperation to recover slaves, Henry Washington one of George Washington s many slaves had escaped him and now immigrated to Africa.Where blacks imagined the king as liberator, whites saw only a tyrantA slave who had belonged to George Washington, escaped to the English under Dun ...

  8. Megan says:

    So in the musical Hamilton aka the only and every thing that I love , this exchange occurs as the cast narrates the conclusion warning profanity of the Battle of Yorktown JOHN LAURENSBlack and white soldiers wonder alike if this really means freedomGEORGE WASHINGTONNot YetAs of this writing, the Genius annotations for these two lines discuss the rich interpretations of this exchange, and I thought it s a good illustration for the complexity of what the American Revolutionary War meant for b So in the musical Hamilton aka the only and every thing that I love , this exchange occurs as the cast narrates the conclusion warning profanity of the Battle of Yorktown JOHN LAURENSBlack and white soldiers wonder alike if this really means freedomGEORGE WASHINGTONNot YetAs of this writing, the Genius annotations for these two lines discuss the rich interpretations of this exchange, and I thought it s a good illustration for the complexity of what the Am...

  9. Denis says:

    I wanted to like this book, and elements of it were very interesting, but ultimately I found it to be a better work research than of writing The stories Gilbert related were often thought provoking, but the book is very inconsistent The tone shifts wildly from engaging story telling t...

  10. Luke Franklin says:

    A fresh, comprehensive, and new take on racial dynamics in the civil war Biased because the author was my professor.

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