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Kirtland Community College Library E 269 .N3 Q3 1996 30775305526999 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 0807846031
  • ISBN: 9780807846032
  • Physical Description: print
    xxxiii, 231 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Chapel Hill : Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg Va., by the University of North Carolina Press, ©1996.

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Originally published: 1961.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-223) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / Thad W. Tate -- Introduction / Gary B. Nash -- I. Uncertain Trumpet -- II. "Lord Dunmore's Ethiopian Regiment" -- III. The Negro and the Rights of Man -- IV. Policy Reversal above the Potamac -- V. Arms-Bearers for America -- VI. Behind the Man behind the Gun -- VII. The British and the Blacks -- VIII. In the King's Service -- IX. Evacuation with the British -- X. Heirs of the Same Promise.
Summary, etc.: Originally published by UNC Press in 1961, this classic work remains the most comprehensive history of the many and important roles played by African-Americans during the American Revolution. With this book, Benjamin Quarles added a new dimension to the military history of the Revolution and addressed for the first time the diplomatic repercussions created by the British evacuation of African Americans at the close of the war. The compelling narrative brings the Revolution to life by portraying how those tumultuous years were experienced by Americans at all levels of society.
Subject: United States History Revolution, 1775-1783 African Americans
African Americans History 18th century
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