Books, C-SPAN Lecture, and Essays on American Loyalists during the Era of the Revolution

The American loyalists comprised people of all ethnicities who chose to remain with the British Empire during the era of the American Revolution. They lived in the Caribbean, Canada, and in the thirteen colonies.

My work explores their motivations, their experience during the war, and their lives outside the thirteen colonies after the Revolution.

Explores why the American loyalists did not win the "remain" argument for staying in the protective embrace of the British Empire. Focuses on the loyalist experience in British-occupied New York City during seven years of the Revolutionary war (2011)

Explores why the American loyalists did not win the "remain" argument for staying in the protective embrace of the British Empire. Focuses on the loyalist experience in British-occupied New York City during seven years of the Revolutionary war (2011)

Considers the loyalism of settlers, slaves and Native Americans as well as the loyalism of those who lived in the Caribbean and in Canada. Includes letters, legislation and even poems written by loyalists during and after the War of American Independence (2013)

Considers the loyalism of settlers, slaves and Native Americans as well as the loyalism of those who lived in the Caribbean and in Canada. Includes letters, legislation and even poems written by loyalists during and after the War of American Independence (2013)

C-SPAN Lecture: On the dilemma of the loyalists during the American Revolution (2013)

C-SPAN Lecture: On the dilemma of the loyalists during the American Revolution (2013)

Essay on the ambiguous allegiance of New York Printer, Hugh Gaine (2009)

Essay on the ambiguous allegiance of New York Printer, Hugh Gaine (2009)

Essay on the state of the field of loyalist studies (2013)

Essay on the state of the field of loyalist studies (2013)

Essay on the predicament of loyalist women in British New York, 1776-1783 (2015)

Essay on the predicament of loyalist women in British New York, 1776-1783 (2015)