Jonathan Odell: The Loyalist Poet of the American Revolution

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Jonathan Odell's live and writings give us insight into the American Revolution by revealing Loyalist ideology--the ambitious few have led the gullible multitude to slaughter--and he rails against the British military for fighting a war of containment aimed at bringing the rebel leadership to negotiation. This policy effectually trapped the Loyalists between the British army, which ignored them, and the rebels, who despised them.One of the best-educated of the colonialists, Odell, a physician turned Anglican minister and ...

Jonathan Odell: The Loyalist Poet of the American Revolution 1987, Duke University Press

ISBN-13: 9780822307167

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