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Colonial America : a history to 1763

Author: Richard Middleton; Anne S Lombard
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
The story of how the thirteen North American colonies established by Great Britain went on to form the nucleus of the United States is both fascinating and complex. Since its initial publication in 1992, Colonial America has garnered wide acclaim for its accessibility and well-balanced approach in revealing the myriad influences that shaped early American history to a wide audience. The fourth edition is certain to

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Middleton; Anne S Lombard
ISBN: 9781405190046 1405190043 9781444396270 1444396277 9781444396287 1444396285
OCLC Number: 682892448
Description: xvii, 603 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Old and new worlds meet --
The peoples of eastern North America : societies in transition --
The age of European exploration --
pt. 2. The seventeenth-century settlements --
The English conquer Virginia, 1607-60 --
The conquest continues : New England, 1620-60 --
Diverse colonies : New France, New Netherland, Maryland, and the West Indies --
The Restoration era --
The later Years of Charles II --
James II and the glorious revolution --
The eras of William and Mary, and Queen Anne --
pt. 3. The eighteenth-century provinces in a changing continent --
The economy and labor system in British North America --
Settler families and society --
White women and gender --
British North American religion, education, and culture, 1689-1760 --
Slavery and the African American experience, 1689-1760 --
Expanding Spanish and French empires in North America --
Native American societies and cultures, 1689-1760 --
Immigration and expansion in British North America, 1714-50 --
British North American institutions of government --
Britain, France, and Spain : the imperial contest, 1739-63.
Responsibility: Richard Middleton and Anne Lombard.


Colonial America: A History to 1763, 4th Edition provides updated and revised coverage of the background, founding, and development of the thirteen English North American colonies.  Read more...


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