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American colonies

Author: Alan Taylor
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2001.
Series: Penguin history of the United States.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Challenges the traditional Anglocentric focus of colonial history by examining the various cultural influences from which the United States emerged and documenting the intricate ecological, ethnic, and economic history of the New World.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Alan, 1955-
American colonies.
New York : Viking, 2001
(OCoLC)756990678
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Taylor
ISBN: 0670872822 9780670872824
OCLC Number: 45804613
Description: xvii, 526 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: [pt. 1:] Encounters --
Natives, 13,000 B.C.-A.D. 1492 --
Colonizers, 1400-1800 --
New Spain, 1500-1600 --
The Spanish frontier, 1530-1700 --
Canada and Iroquoia, 1500-1660 --
[pt. 2:] Colonies --
Virginia, 1570-1650 --
Chesapeake colonies, 1650-1750 --
New England, 1600-1700 --
Puritans and Indians, 1600-1700 --
The West Indies, 1600-1700 --
Carolina, 1670-1760 --
Middle colonies, 1600-1700 --
[pt. 4:] Empires --
Revolutions, 1685-1730 --
The Atlantic, 1700-80 --
Awakenings, 1700-75 --
French America, 1650-1750 --
The Great Plains, 1680-1800 --
Imperial wars and crisis, 1739-75 --
The Pacific, 1760-1820.
Series Title: Penguin history of the United States.
Responsibility: Alan Taylor ; [map illustrations by Jeffrey Ward].
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Challenges the traditional Anglocentric focus of colonial history by examining the various cultural influences from which the United States emerged and documenting the intricate ecological, ethnic, and economic history of the New World.

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