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That Ever Loyal Island Staten Island and the American Revolution by Phillip Papas

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Published by NYU Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • American history: c 1500 to c 1800,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • War & defence operations,
  • c 1700 to c 1800,
  • History,
  • History - U.S,
  • History: American,
  • New York,
  • United States - Revolutionary War,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • United States - State & Local - Middle Atlantic,
  • History / United States / State & Local / Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA),
  • Military - United States,
  • 18th century,
  • Campaigns,
  • History, Military,
  • New York (N.Y.),
  • Revolution, 1775-1783,
  • Social conditions,
  • Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11354766M
ISBN 100814767249
ISBN 109780814767245

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Over the course of the conflict, continual occupation and attack by invading armies deeply eroded Staten Island's natural and other resources, and these pressures, combined with general war weariness, created fissures among the residents of “that ever loyal island,” with Loyalist neighbors fighting against Patriot neighbors in a civil war/5(5). The article reviews the book That Ever Loyal Island: Staten Island and the American Revolution, by Phillip Papas. Repository Citation Humphrey, Thomas J., "Review of That Ever Loyal Island: Staten Island and the American Revolution" ().Author: Thomas J. Humphrey. 1. Island Books customers are incredibly loyal. 2. Mercer Island is an amazing community to be a part of — the love and support you have shown us will never be forgotten. 3. The Island Books team is phenomenal — thank you for your resilience and flexbility. 4. The gift of family time, family toasts, and family dinners. 5. Books. 6. In That Ever Loyal Island, Phillip Papas explains why "almost 99 percent of Staten Islanders remained loyal to the crown," thereby making this stretch of land perhaps the most loyal in British North America (1). Papas details how, by the eighteenth century, Staten Island became ethnically and religiously diverse as Dutch, English, Native.