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The Loyal Atlantic : remaking the British Atlantic in the revolutionary era / edited by Jerry Bannister and Liam Riordan.

Bannister, Jerry, 1968- (Added Author). Riordan, Liam. (Added Author).
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Robertson Library FC423.L67 2012 STACKS Available -
Subject: United Empire loyalists.
American loyalists.
Subject (Geographic): United States > History > Revolution, 1775-1783.
Canada > History > Rebellion, 1837-1838.
Canada > History > 1841-1867.
Great Britain > Colonies > America.

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  • ISBN: 9781442611092 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781442642089 (bound)
  • ISBN: 1442642084 (bound)
  • ISBN: 144261109X (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxi, 318 p. : maps ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press, c2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Chapter One: Loyalism and the British Atlantic, 1660-1840 / Jerry Bannister and Liam Riordan -- Part I: Interpretive Frameworks of Allegiance within Imperial Transition -- Chapter Two: The American Loyalist Problem of Identity in the Revolutionary Atlantic World / Keith Mason -- Chapter Three: Imperial-Aboriginal Friendship in Eighteenth-Century Mi'kma'ki/Wulstukwik / John G. Reid -- Part II: Transnational Print Culture and Loyalist Expression -- Chapter Four: Loyalists Respond to Common Sense: The Politics of Authorship in Revolutionary America / Philip Gould -- Chapter Five: New Brunswick Loyalist Printers in the Postwar Atlantic World: Cultural Transfer and Cultural Challenges / Gwendolyn Davies -- Part III: Loyalist Slavery and the Caribbean -- Chapter Six: Revolutionary Repercussions: Loyalist Slaves in St. Augustine and Beyond / Jennifer K. Snyder -- Chapter Seven: Uses of the Bahamas by Southern Loyalist Exiles / Carole Watterson Troxler -- Part IV: Loyalist Religious Politics after the American Revolution -- Chapter Eight: Loyal Orangemen and Republican Nativists: Anti-Catholicism and Historical Memory in Upper Canada and the United States, 1837-1867 / Allison O'Mahen Malcom -- Chapter Nine: 'Papineau-O'Connell Instruments': Irish Loyalism and the Transnational Dimensions of the 1837 Rebellions in Upper and Lower Canada / Allan Blackstock
Summary: "Adding to a dynamic new wave of scholarship in Atlantic history, The Loyal Atlantic offers fresh interpretations of the key role played by Loyalism in shaping the early modern British Empire. This cohesive collection investigates how Loyalism and the empire were mutually constituted and reconstituted from the eighteenth century onward. Featuring contributions by authors from across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, The Loyal Atlantic brings Loyalism into a genuinely international focus.
Through cutting-edge archival research, The Loyal Atlantic contextualizes Loyalism within the larger history of the British Empire. It also details how, far from being a passive allegiance, Loyalism changed in unexpected and fascinating ways - especially in times of crisis. Most importantly, The Loyal Atlantic demonstrates that neither the conquest of Canada nor the American Revolution can be properly understood without assessing the meanings of Loyalism in the wider Atlantic world."--pub. desc.
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