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The Oxford history of the British Empire. Vol. 1, The origins of Empire : British overseas enterprise to the close of the seventeenth century

Author: William Roger Louis; Nicholas P Canny; Alaine M Low
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1998.
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Assessing the British Empire in the light of scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records, this volume explores the origins of empire. It shows how and why England, and later  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Roger Louis; Nicholas P Canny; Alaine M Low
ISBN: 0198205627 9780198205623
OCLC Number: 60139675
Description: xix, 533 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The Origins of Empire: An Introduction ; 2. The Struggle for Legitimacy and the Image of Empire in the Atlantic to c.1700 ; 3. War, Politics, and Colonization 1558-1625 ; 4. Guns and Sails in the First Phase of English Colonization 1500-1650 ; 5. 'Civilizing of those Rude Partes': Colonization within Britain and Ireland 1580s-1640s ; 6. England's New Word and the Old 1480s-1630s ; 7. Tobacco Colonies: The Shaping of English Society in the Seventeenth-Century Chesapeake ; 8. New England in the Seventeenth Century ; 9. The Hub of Empire: The Caribbean and Britain in the Seventeenth Century ; 10. The English in Western Africa to 1700 ; 11. The English in Asia to 1700 ; 12. Literature and Empire ; 13. The English Government, War, Trade, and Settlement 1625-1688 ; 14. New Opportunities for British Settlement: Ireland 1650-1700 ; 15. Native Americans and Europeans in English America 1500-1700 ; 16. The Middle Colonies: New Opportunities for Settlement 1660-1700 ; 17. 'Shaftesbury's Darling': British Settlement in the Carolinas at the Close of the Seventeenth Century ; 18. Overseas Expansion and Trade in the Seventeenth Century ; 19. The Emerging Emprire: The Continental Perspective 1650-1715 ; 20. The Glorious Revolution and America ; 21. Navy, State, Trade, and Empire
Responsibility: Wm. Roger Louis editor-in-chief. ; Nicholas Canny, editor ; Alaine Low, assistant editor.

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Fresh... important, interesting as well as judicious, thoughtful as well as scholarly. Throughout, this is an important and thought-provoking volume. * Jeremy Black, Albion * Meticulously planned and Read more...

 
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