That Ever Loyal Island : Staten Island and the American Revolution.

Of crucial strategic importance to both the British and the Continental Army, Staten Island was, for a good part of the American Revolution, a bastion of Loyalist support. With its military and political significance, Staten Island provides rich terrain for Phillip Papas's illuminating case stu...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Papas, Phillip
Format: eBook
Published: New York : NYU Press, 2009.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The Crossroads of the Middle Colonies: The People, Society, and Environment of Staten Island; 2. "An Unfriendly Disposition Towards the Liberties of America": Staten Islanders and the Colonial Resistance Movement; 3. "As the Tempest Approaches": Staten Island and the Whig Defense of New York City; 4. "Our Inveterate Enemies": Staten Islanders andthe Arrival of the British Fleet at New York; The Price of Loyalty; Appendix 1; Appendix 2; Appendix 3; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author.