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Gerald Horne’s “The Counter-Revolution of 1776”

Gerald Horne‚Äôs basic thesis is implicit in his title: the real revolution of the 1770s was the British turn against slavery represented by the Somerset case of 1772, and the rebellion in the North American colonies was a counter-revolutionary reaction … Continue reading

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