Tories: Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War

Paperback | November 22, 2011

byThomas B. Allen

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From historian Thomas B. Allen, author of Remember Pearl Harbor and George Washington, Spy Master comes a sweeping, dramatic history of the Americans who fought alongside the British on the losing side of the American Revolution. Allen’s compelling account comprises an epic story with a personal core, an American narrative certain to spellbind readers of Tom Fleming, David McCullough, and Joseph Ellis. The first book in over thirty years on this topic in Revolution War history, Tories incorporates new research and previously unavailable material drawn from foreign archives, telling the riveting story of bitter internecine conflict during the tumultuous birth of a nation.

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From historian Thomas B. Allen, author of Remember Pearl Harbor and George Washington, Spy Master comes a sweeping, dramatic history of the Americans who fought alongside the British on the losing side of the American Revolution. Allen’s compelling account comprises an epic story with a personal core, an American narrative certain to s...

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The American Revolution was not simply a battle between the independence-minded colonists and the oppressive British. As Thomas B. Allen reminds us, it was also a savage and often deeply personal civil war, in which conflicting visions of America pitted neighbor against neighbor and Patriot against Tory on the battlefield, on the villa...

Thomas B. Allen is the author of numerous history books, includingGeorge Washington,SpymasterandRemember Valley Forge. A frequent contributor toSmithsonian Magazine,National Geographic,Military History Quarterly,Military History,Naval History, the U.S. Naval Institute'sProceedings, and other publications, he lives in Bethesda, Maryland...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.12 inPublished:November 22, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061241814

ISBN - 13:9780061241819

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