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The influence of oversea expansion on England to 1700,

Author: James Edward Gillespie
Publisher: New York, Octagon Books, 1974 [©1920]
Dissertation: Columbia University 1920
Series: Columbia studies in the social sciences, no. 207.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gillespie, James Edward, 1887-
Influence of oversea expansion on England to 1700.
New York, Octagon Books, 1974 [©1920]
(OCoLC)894730103
Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Edward Gillespie
ISBN: 0374930791 9780374930790
OCLC Number: 948065
Notes: Reprint of the ed. published by Columbia University Press, New York, which was issued as no. 207 of Studies in history, economics, and public law.
Description: 367 pages 23 cm
Contents: 1. Society: Relief and readjustment --
Stimulus to emigration, voluntary and forced --
Increase in employment --
Opportunities for younger sons --
Effect on population --
2. Society: Manners and customs --
Dress and adornment --
Vegetables and fruits --
Beverages --
3. Society: Manners and customs (continued) --
Narcotics --
Bric-a-brac; chinaware; flowering plants; trees --
4. Commerce --
Introductory --
America, a source of new commercial activity --
Africa, the Levant and the East Indies --
Statistical statements of oversea trade --
Business methods --
5. Industry --
Introductory --
The textile industries --
Other industries --
6. Finance --
National wealth --
First effects of the increased supply of gold and silver --
Individual gain --
7. Morals and religion --
Tendencies awakened by the discoveries --
Missionary activity --
8. Thought --
Introductory --
First impressions --
Scientific interest --
9. Thought (continued) --
Medicine, navigation, geography, history, economics and politics --
Political philosophy --
10. Literature --
The heroic and imperialistic veins --
Narration --
Description --
The sea in literature --
English language enriched by new words --
11. Art --
Decorative design; silverware; jewelry; chinaware; wood --
Painting and illustrating --
12. Political development --
England a greater nation --
Foreign policy --
Constitutional growth --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Columbia studies in the social sciences, no. 207.
Responsibility: by James E. Gillespie.

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