1780s. Looks at underlying issues with the loyalists thinking of themselves not as Canadian but as American Colonials, looks at the pathway to thinking of themselves as loyal to England and Canada
DAVID BELL is a graduate in history and the law from Queen's University, the University of New Brunswick and Harvard University. He has written extensively on Maritime history, with books on legal and religious history as well as the award-winning book Early Loyalist Saint John. He is professor of law at the University of New Brunswick, and lives in Jackson Falls, NB.