American Colonies

American Colonies
Author: Alan Taylor
Release: 2002-07-30
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 544
ISBN: 0142002100
Language: en
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A multicultural, multinational history of colonial America from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Internal Enemy and American Revolutions In the first volume in the Penguin History of the United States, edited by Eric Foner, Alan Taylor challenges the traditional story of colonial history by examining the many cultures that helped make America, from the native inhabitants from milennia past, through the decades of Western colonization and conquest, and across the entire continent, all the way to the Pacific coast. Transcending the usual Anglocentric version of our colonial past, he recovers the importance of Native American tribes, African slaves, and the rival empires of France, Spain, the Netherlands, and even Russia in the colonization of North America. Moving beyond the Atlantic seaboard to examine the entire continent, American Colonies reveals a pivotal period in the global interaction of peoples, cultures, plants, animals, and microbes. In a vivid narrative, Taylor draws upon cutting-edge scholarship to create a timely picture of the colonial world characterized by an interplay of freedom and slavery, opportunity and loss. "Formidable . . . provokes us to contemplate the ways in which residents of North America have dealt with diversity." -The New York Times Book Review

The Penguin History of the United States of America

The Penguin History of the United States of America
Author: Hugh Brogan
Release: 2001-03-29
Editor: Penguin UK
Pages: 752
ISBN: 9780141937458
Language: en
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This new edition of Brogan's superb one-volume history - from early British colonisation to the Reagan years - captures an array of dynamic personalities and events. In a broad sweep of America's triumphant progress. Brogan explores the period leading to Independence from both the American and the British points of view, touching on permanent features of 'the American character' - both the good and the bad. He provides a masterly synthesis of all the latest research illustrating America's rapid growth from humble beginnings to global dominance.

American Colonies

American Colonies
Author: Alan Taylor
Release: 2002-07-30
Editor: Penguin
Pages: 544
ISBN: 9781101075814
Language: en
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A multicultural, multinational history of colonial America from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Internal Enemy and American Revolutions In the first volume in the Penguin History of the United States, edited by Eric Foner, Alan Taylor challenges the traditional story of colonial history by examining the many cultures that helped make America, from the native inhabitants from milennia past, through the decades of Western colonization and conquest, and across the entire continent, all the way to the Pacific coast. Transcending the usual Anglocentric version of our colonial past, he recovers the importance of Native American tribes, African slaves, and the rival empires of France, Spain, the Netherlands, and even Russia in the colonization of North America. Moving beyond the Atlantic seaboard to examine the entire continent, American Colonies reveals a pivotal period in the global interaction of peoples, cultures, plants, animals, and microbes. In a vivid narrative, Taylor draws upon cutting-edge scholarship to create a timely picture of the colonial world characterized by an interplay of freedom and slavery, opportunity and loss. "Formidable . . . provokes us to contemplate the ways in which residents of North America have dealt with diversity." -The New York Times Book Review

Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies

Encyclopedia of the North American Colonies
Author: Jacob E. Cooke,Jacob Ernest Cooke
Release: 1993
Editor: New York : C. Scribner's Sons ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada
Pages: 865
ISBN: UOM:39015032434212
Language: en
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A three-volume set that discusses various aspects of the European colonies in North America including labor systems, technology, religion, and racial interaction.

Establishing the American Colonies

Establishing the American Colonies
Author: Tyler Omoth
Release: 2017-08-01
Editor: North Star Editions, Inc.
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781635174403
Language: en
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Explores the establishment of the American colonies. Authoritative text, colorful illustrations, illuminating sidebars, and a "Voices from the Past" feature make this book an exciting and informative read.

The Canadian Crisis and Lord Durham s Mission to the North American Colonies

The Canadian Crisis and Lord Durham s Mission to the North American Colonies
Author: M. N. O.
Release: 1838
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 56
ISBN: HARVARD:32044081302234
Language: en
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The American Colonies

The American Colonies
Author: Richard C. Simmons
Release: 1976
Editor: New York : D. McKay Company
Pages: 438
ISBN: UOM:39015010203183
Language: en
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Developing the American Colonies 1607 1783

Developing the American Colonies  1607 1783
Author: Robert E. Gallman
Release: 1964
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 64
ISBN: IND:32000009110984
Language: en
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A short history of the economic development of the American colonies, including a chronology of early British settlements in North America, charts of trade routes, lists of colonial products and their trade value during the period.

Smuggling in the American Colonies at the Outbreak of the Revolution

Smuggling in the American Colonies at the Outbreak of the Revolution
Author: William Smith McClellan
Release: 1912
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 105
ISBN: HARVARD:32044037700283
Language: en
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Canada

Canada
Author: David Anderson (of London.)
Release: 1814
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 355
ISBN: OXFORD:N10543446
Language: en
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The Cultural Life of the American Colonies

The Cultural Life of the American Colonies
Author: Louis B. Wright,Henry Steele Commager,Richard Brandon Morris
Release: 2002-05-03
Editor: Courier Corporation
Pages: 292
ISBN: 9780486422237
Language: en
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Sweeping survey of 150 years of colonial history (1607-1763) offers authoritative views on agrarian society and leadership, non-English influences, religion, education, literature, music, architecture, and much more. 33 black-and-white illustrations.

Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies

Lists of Swiss Emigrants in the Eighteenth Century to the American Colonies
Author: Albert Bernhardt Faust
Release: 1920
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: PRNC:32101075682284
Language: en
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Women s Agency in Early Modern Britain and the American Colonies

Women s Agency in Early Modern Britain and the American Colonies
Author: Rosemary O'Day
Release: 2014-06-11
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 504
ISBN: 9781317886310
Language: en
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Women in early modern Britain and colonial America were not the weak husband- and father-dominated characters of popular myth. Quite the reverse, strong women were the norm. They exercised considerable influence as important agents in the social, economic, religious and cultural life of their societies. This book shows how women on both sides of the Atlantic, while accepting a patriarchal system with all its advantages and disadvantages, contrived to carve out for themselves meaningful lives. Unusually it concentrates not only on the making and meaning of marriage, but also upon the partnership between men and women. It also looks at the varied roles – cultural, religious and educational – that women played both inside and outside marriage during the key period 1500-1760. Women emerge as partners, patrons, matchmakers, investors and network builders.

The American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century The chartered colonies Beginnings of self government

The American Colonies in the Seventeenth Century  The chartered colonies  Beginnings of self government
Author: Herbert Levi Osgood
Release: 1904
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: STANFORD:36105020108861
Language: en
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Thorough history of legal, institutional and administrative aspects of life in the colonies.

Edmund Burke s Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies

Edmund Burke s Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies
Author: Edmund Burke
Release: 1908
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 185
ISBN: UIUC:30112072862060
Language: en
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Founding the American Colonies 1583 1660

Founding the American Colonies  1583 1660
Author: John Edwin Pomfret,Floyd Mallory Shumway
Release: 1970
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 380
ISBN: UOM:39015013108199
Language: en
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History of the colonizing of British America from Newfoundland to the West Indies.

The American Colonies and the British Empire 1607 1783 Part I Vol 1

The American Colonies and the British Empire  1607 1783  Part I Vol 1
Author: Steven Sarson
Release: 2020-06-30
Editor: Routledge
Pages: 1088
ISBN: 9781000161885
Language: en
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This first part of an eight-volume reset edition, traces the evolution of imperial and colonial ideologies during the British colonization of America. It covers the period from the founding of the Jamestown colony in Virginia in 1607 to 1764.

Burke s Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies

Burke s Speech on Conciliation with the American Colonies
Author: Edmund Burke
Release: 1907
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 112
ISBN: UIUC:30112074964195
Language: en
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How to Hide an Empire

How to Hide an Empire
Author: Daniel Immerwahr
Release: 2019-02-19
Editor: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 528
ISBN: 9780374715120
Language: en
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Named one of the ten best books of the year by the Chicago Tribune A Publishers Weekly best book of 2019 | A 2019 NPR Staff Pick A pathbreaking history of the United States’ overseas possessions and the true meaning of its empire We are familiar with maps that outline all fifty states. And we are also familiar with the idea that the United States is an “empire,” exercising power around the world. But what about the actual territories—the islands, atolls, and archipelagos—this country has governed and inhabited? In How to Hide an Empire, Daniel Immerwahr tells the fascinating story of the United States outside the United States. In crackling, fast-paced prose, he reveals forgotten episodes that cast American history in a new light. We travel to the Guano Islands, where prospectors collected one of the nineteenth century’s most valuable commodities, and the Philippines, site of the most destructive event on U.S. soil. In Puerto Rico, Immerwahr shows how U.S. doctors conducted grisly experiments they would never have conducted on the mainland and charts the emergence of independence fighters who would shoot up the U.S. Congress. In the years after World War II, Immerwahr notes, the United States moved away from colonialism. Instead, it put innovations in electronics, transportation, and culture to use, devising a new sort of influence that did not require the control of colonies. Rich with absorbing vignettes, full of surprises, and driven by an original conception of what empire and globalization mean today, How to Hide an Empire is a major and compulsively readable work of history.

Money of the American Colonies and Confederation

Money of the American Colonies and Confederation
Author: Philip L. Mossman
Release: 1993
Editor: Amer Numismatic Society
Pages: 314
ISBN: UOM:39015009125405
Language: en
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