Defying empire trading with the enemy in colonial new york thomas m truxes on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this enthralling book is the first to uncover the story of new york city merchants who engaged in forbidden trade with the enemy before and during the seven years war also known as the french and indian war. A couple of jacket blurbs from respected historians of the period describe this as riveting history thats going a bit far defying empire offers a thorough but unpadded analysis of the trade conducted between new york merchants and the french during the french and indian war seven years war to the rest of the world 1754 1763. Defying empire trading with the enemy in colonial new york he returns to the colonies but philadelphia not new york and sues his lawyer who has sold the luckless litigants remaining property in new york to cover his legal fees the lawyer it transpires was also an investor in the illegal trade losing. Defying empire trading with the enemy in colonial new yorkby thomas m truxes new haven yale university press 2008 288 pp 3000. The author traces each phase of the citys trade with the enemy and details the frustrations that affected both british officials and independent minded new yorkers the first book to focus on new york city during the seven years war defying empire reveals the important role the city played in hastening the colonies march toward
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