Book Discussion on Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World

Maya Jasanoff presents a history of Americans loyal to the British Empire following the Revolutionary War. The author recounts that… read more

Maya Jasanoff presents a history of Americans loyal to the British Empire following the Revolutionary War. The author recounts that 60,000 or 1 in 40 Americans were loyalists and feared retribution following America’s victory in their war for independence. Ms. Jasanoff reports that many loyalists fled their homes for other locales under the British Empire, including Canada, Jamaica, the Bahamas, and Britain. Maya Jasanoff discussed her book at the Harvard Book Store in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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Book Discussion on Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
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Mar 19, 2011
Last Aired:
Aug 20, 2011

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  • Mar 19, 2011 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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