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Envisioning an English empire : Jamestown and the making of the North Atlantic world

Author: Robert Appelbaum; John Wood Sweet
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2005.
Series: Early American studies.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Envisioning an English Empire examines the founding of Jamestown in 1607 within its global, political, and cultural contexts.
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Envisioning an English empire.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2004058847
(OCoLC)56481403
Named Person: John Smith; John Smith; John Smith
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Appelbaum; John Wood Sweet
ISBN: 9780812204421 0812204425 1283212218 9781283212212
OCLC Number: 608349506
Language Note: In English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 368 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : Sea changes / John Wood Sweet --
The conquest of Eden : possession and dominion in early Virginia / James Horn --
Powhatans abroad : Virginia Indians in England / Alden T. Vaughan --
John Smith maps Virginia : knowledge, rhetoric, and politics / Lisa Blansett --
The politics of pathos : Richard Frethorne's letters home / Emily Rose --
The specter of Spain in John Smith's colonial writing / Eric Griffin --
The white Othello : Turkey and Virginia in John Smith's True travels / Pompa Banerjee --
England, Morocco, and global geopolitical upheaval / Susan Iwanisziw --
Irish colonies and the Americas / Andrew Hadfield --
Hunger in early Virginia : Indians and English facing off over excess, want, and need / Robert Appelbaum --
Between "plain wilderness" and "goodly corn fields" : representing land use in early Virginia / Jess Edwards --
Settling with slavery : human bondage in the early Anglo-Atlantic world / Michael J. Guasco --
"We all smoke here" : Behn's The widdow ranter and the invention of American identity / Peter C. Herman --
Conclusion : Jamestown and its North Atlantic world / Constance Jordan.
Series Title: Early American studies.
Responsibility: edited by Robert Appelbaum and John Wood Sweet.
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