The Loyalist Conscience

Author: Chaim M. Rosenberg

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9781476672458

Category: History

Page: 233

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Freedom of speech was restricted during the Revolutionary War. In the great struggle for independence, those who remained loyal to the British crown were persecuted with loss of employment, eviction from their homes, heavy taxation, confiscation of property and imprisonment. Loyalist Americans from all walks of life were branded as traitors and enemies of the people. By the end of the war, 80,000 had fled their homeland to face a dismal exile from which few would return, outcasts of a new republic based on democratic values of liberty, equality and justice.







Page: 206

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.
Dark Star Safari

Author: Paul Theroux

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: UOM:39015056657805

Category: Travel

Page: 500

View: 300

The author recounts his odyssey down the length of Africa, from Cairo to South Africa, describing the bad food, many delays, discomforts, and dangers of his trip, along with the people and places of the real Africa.
By the Grace of the Sea

Author: Pat Henry

Publisher: International Marine Publishing Company

ISBN: UOM:39015055595592

Category: Science

Page: 396

View: 675

Chronicles the life at sea for one American woman who sailed solo around the world after dealing with two failed marriages and unhealthy relatioships with her father and daughters.
Flashman's Lady

Author: George MacDonald Fraser

Publisher: Random House Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:49015000703570

Category: Fiction

Page: 344

View: 278

When his beautiful and brainless wife Elspeth is abducted from Singapore by a half-breed ex-Etonian millionaire, Harry Flashman sets out on an odyssey of reluctant pursuit