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The shaping of America : a geographical perspective on 500 years of history. Vol. 1, Atlantic America, 1492-1800

Author: D W Meinig
Publisher: New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study discusses how an immense diversity of ethnic and religious groups became sorted into a set of distinct regional societies in North America.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D W Meinig
ISBN: 0300035489 9780300035483 0300038828 9780300038828
OCLC Number: 59784913
Notes: Map on lining papers.
Description: xxii, 500 pages : illustrations, maps, 1 facsimile ; 25 cm
Contents: v. 1. Atlantic America, 1492-1800 --
List of illustrations and tables --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
pt. 1. Outreach : the creation of an Atlantic world --
Prologue --
1. America as a continuation --
2. Iberian initiatives --
3. The creation of New Spain --
4. The Luso-Farican contribution --
5. Initiatives in the North and Huguenot enterprise --
6. The emergence of the English --
7. Implantations from Northwest Europe --
8. Generalizations : European source regions --
9. Generalizations : sectors and circuits of the Atlantic world --
10. Generalizations : geographic models of interaction --
pt. 2. Implantations : the creation of American diversity --
Prologue --
1. Peoples and places --
2. Northern coasts : beginnings --
3. New England --
4. Northern entryways : the St. Lawrence --
5. Northern entryways : Hudson Bay --
6. Northern entryways : the Hudson River --
7. Northern entryways : the Delaware --
8. Pennsylvania --
9. Emergency of Greater Virginia --
10. Tropical islands --
11. Carolina and the Carolinas --
12. Florida --
13. Louisiana --
14. Texas and the lower Rio Grande --
15. Encounter and change : Europeans and Indians --
16. Migration and change : Europeans overseas --
17. Enslavement and change : Africans in America --
18. Defining areas --
19. The Europeanized area : populations and regional societies, circa 1750. pt. 3. Reorganizations : the creation of an American matrix --
Prologue --
1. A geographical transect of the Atlantic world --
2. The Great War and its alterations of empires --
3. Reorganization: Northern America --
4. Reorganization : tropical America --
5. Reorganization : interior America --
6. Expansions, 1750-1775 --
7. Divergence --
8. Disruption --
9. Reorganization : British North America --
10. Destabilization : tropical America --
11. Unification: forming the United States --
12. Emergence of a federal nation --
13. Generalizations : the disintegration of empires --
14. Generalizations : the problems of federations --
15. Generalizations : nation-building --
16. Generalizations : expansionism, American-style --
pt. 4. Context : the United States circa 1800 --
Prologue --
1. The United States in North America --
2. The United States and Europe --
3. E pluribus unum, in uno plures?
Responsibility: D.W. Meinig.

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