Patriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in New York City, 1775-1776

Second Edition

By Bill Offutt

Approx. 206 pp., 8 x 10, 1 maps, 3 tables, notes, bibl

  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-4696-7067-6
    Published: July 2022
  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4696-7235-9
    Published: July 2022

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Patriots, Loyalists, and Revolution in New York City, 1775–1776 draws students into the chaos of a revolutionary New York City, where Patriot and Loyalist forces fight for advantage among a divided populace. Confronted with issues like bribery, the loss of privacy, and collapsing economic opportunity, along with ideological concerns like natural rights, the philosophical foundations of government, and differing definitions of tyranny, students witness how discontent can lead to outright revolt.

About the Author

Bill Offutt is professor of history at Pace University.
For more information about Bill Offutt, visit the Author Page.