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Colonial history (1607-1775)

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  • Imperien revisited - Spanien und Portugalby Andreas Stucki; Francisco Javier Martínez Antonio; Ferrán Archilés; Francisco Bethencourt; Jan Philipp Reemtsma; Wolfgang Kraushaar

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2013; US$ 7.56

    Auch wenn die Vokabel "Imperialismus" nicht mehr zum Grundwortschatz der politischen Gegenwart gehört, prägen imperiale Vergangenheiten auch heute noch den Alltag europäischer Gesellschaften. So lohnt es sich, mit der neuen Ausgabe des Mittelweg 36 (6/2013) einen Blick auf Entwicklungen zu werfen, die in den vergangenen zwei Jahrzehnten die... more...

  • British in the Americas 1480-1815, Theby Anthony Mcfarlane

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Of northern European nations, the British had the greatest impact on the Americas. Their history there embraces far more than the colonies that became the United States: England had been in the New World for a century before those colonies were established, and the British presence long outlived their loss. This integrated account of that involvement... more...

  • Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783by Jeffrey H. Hacker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783 , the first volume in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes , provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the nation's formative era. It brings together informational text and primary documents that cover notable historic events... more...

  • Inequality in Early Americaby Carla Gardina Pestana

    Dartmouth College Press 2015; US$ 7.99

    An all-star roster of historians reassesses inequality in early America. more...

  • Braddock At The Monongahelaby Paul E. Kopperman

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1977; US$ 28.95

    On July 9, 1755, an army of British and American soldiers commanded by Major General Edward Braddock marched toward a major western outpost held by the French, confident of an easy victory. Suddenly, they were attacked by a much smaller force of French and Indian fighters-Braddock's army was destroyed, its commander fatally wounded, and supplies... more...

  • The Politics of Piracyby Douglas R. Burgess Jr.

    University Press of New England 2014; US$ 34.99

    The untold story of how colonial pirates transformed America and brought it to the brink of rebellion more...

  • Colonies and Revolutionby David C. King

    Wiley 2003; US$ 22.95

    Find out what life was like in colonial America from the people who lived it! This first book in the American Heritage® American Voices series will give you a rare glimpse into the day-to-day experiences of early Americans. You'll learn from fourteen-year-old George Washington about his Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour (such as "Do not laugh... more...

  • A Companion to Colonial Americaby Daniel Vickers

    Wiley 2008; US$ 232.95

    A Companion to Colonial America consists of twenty-three original essays by expert historians on the key issues and topics in American colonial history. Each essay surveys the scholarship and prevailing interpretations in these key areas, discussing the differing arguments and assessing their merits. Coverage includes politics, religion,... more...

  • Indians, Missionaries, and Merchantsby Kent Lightfoot

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 33.95

    California?s earliest European colonists?Russian merchants and Spanish missionaries?depended heavily on Native Americans for labor to build and maintain their colonies, but they did so in very different ways. This richly detailed book brings together disparate skeins of the past?including little-known oral histories, native texts, ethnohistory, and... more...

  • Betrayalsby Ian K. Steele

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 18.99

    On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William Henry surrendered to French forces, accepting the generous "parole of honor" offered by General Montcalm. As the column of British and colonials marched with their families and servants to Fort Edward some miles south, they were set upon by the Indian... more...