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  • Creating the British Atlanticby Jack P. Greene

    University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 70.00

    Set mostly within an expansive British imperial and transatlantic framework, this new selection of writings from the renowned historian Jack P. Greene draws on themes he has been developing throughout his distinguished career. In these essays Greene explores the efforts to impose Old World institutions, identities, and values upon the New World societies... more...

  • A Voyage to Virginia in 1609by William Strachey; Silvester Jourdain; Louis B. Wright; Alden T. Vaughan

    University of Virginia Press 2013; US$ 19.95

    To celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, the University of Virginia Press reissues its first-ever publication. The volume?s two accounts of the 1609 wreck of a Jamestown-bound ship offer a gripping sea adventure from the earliest days of American colonization, but the dramatic events? even greater claim to fame is for serving as the inspiration for... more...

  • The Coroners of Northern Britain c. 1300-1700by Rab Houston

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    For the last 800 years coroners have been important in England's legal and political landscape, best known as investigators of sudden, suspicious, or unexplained death. Against the background of the coroner's role in historic England, this book explains how sudden death was investigated by magistrates in Scotland. more...

  • Family Menby Shawn Johansen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Contested Terrainby Beverly A. Bunch-Lyons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This in-depth study focuses on black women migrants to the North and in doing so examines the interaction of race, class, regionalism, and gender during the early years of the 20th century. more...

  • Over the Thresholdby Christine Daniels; Michael V. Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Over the Threshold is the first in-depth work to explore the topic of intimate violence in the American colonies and the early Republic. The essays examine domestic violence in both urban and frontier environments, between husbands and wives, parents and children, and masters and slaves. This compelling collection puts commonly held notions about... more...

  • Problematizing Blacknessby Jean Muteba Rahier; Percy Hintzen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    This cutting-edge piece of scholarship studies the invisibility of the black migrants in popular consciousness and intellectual discourse in the United States through the interrogation of actual members of this community. more...

  • Final Passagesby Gregory E. O'Malley

    The University of North Carolina Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    Final Passages: The Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America, 1619-1807 more...

  • On Plymouth Rockby Samuel Adams Drake

    Digital Scanning, Inc. 2001; US$ 4.95

    On Plymouth Rock is an historically rich and educational story of the history surrounding Plymouth Rock. It tells of the settlers' historic landing in Plymouth Harbor, and reveals the steps by which they founded Plymouth Colony in New England in 1620. more...

  • Exploring Lewis and Clarkby Thomas P. Slaughter

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.00

    This provocative work challenges traditional accounts of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark?s expedition across the continent and back again. Uncovering deeper meanings in the explorers? journals and lives, Exploring Lewis and Clark exposes their self-perceptions and deceptions, and how they interacted with those who traveled with them, the people... more...