Now in its sixth edition, Colonial America is the most respected and well-known anthology of readings by top scholars in the field of early American history. The collection offers an insightful and critical view of the colonial period, and exposes students to the most significant developments in recent American colonial history scholarship. The new edition features 17 new essays, emphasizing a comparative approach to colonial worlds, with added content on the Atlantic and North American interior. Drawing its material from a greater range of sources than ever before, the text also highlights the themes of race, gender, and family throughout the collection of articles.
Colonial America includes:
With contributions from: Fred Anderson, T.H. Breen, Anne S. Brown, Denver Brunsman, Colin G. Calloway, Jared Diamond, David Eltis, Aaron S. Fogleman, Alan Gallay, David D. Hall, April Lee Hatfield, Frank Lambert, Barry J. Levy, Kenneth A. Lockridge, Brendan McConville, Peter N. Moogk, Philip D. Morgan, John M. Murrin, Jenny Hale Pulsipher, Martin H. Quitt, Daniel K. Richter, Brett Rushforth, David J. Silverman, Owen Stanwood, John K. Thornton, Alden T. Vaughan, Wendy Anne Warren, and David J. Weber,
The sixth edition of Colonial America is the best resource on the market to give students a feel for the newest themes in colonial history, and to leave them with a sense of the conversation shared among early American historians.
Stanley N. Katz is Director of the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. He has written widely on political, legal, and constitutional history, and is the Editor in Chief of the Oxford International Encyclopedia of Legal History.
John M. Murrin is Professor Emeritus of History at Princeton University. He is co-author of Liberty, Equality, Power: A History of the American People.
Douglas Greenberg is Professor of History and Executive Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.
David J. Silverman is Associate Professor of History at The George Washington University. He is the author of Red Brethren: The Brothertown and Stockbridge Indians and the Problem of Race in Early America.
Denver Brunsman is Assistant Professor of History at Wayne State University. He is the co-editor of Revolutionary Detroit: Portraits in Political and Cultural Change, 1760-1805.
|Map 1||p. xiv|
|The Atlantic World, c. 1700|
|Map 2||p. xv|
|The West Indies, c. 1700|
|Map 3||p. xvi|
|British North America, c. mid-18th Century|
|The First Globalization|
|Spacious Skies and Tilted Axes||p. 3|
|Indians, Europeans, and Africans in the Seventeenth Century|
|Trade and Acculturation at Jamestown, 1607-1609: The Limits of Understanding||p. 15|
|Indians, Missionaries, and Religious Translation: Creating Wampanoag Christianity in Seventeenth-Century Martha's Vineyard||p. 39|
|War and Culture: The Iroquois Experience||p. 63|
|Slaveholders' "Hellish Principles": A Seventeenth-Century Critique||p. 85|
|"The Cause of Her Grief": The Rape of a Slave in Early New England||p. 107|
|Conquistadores of the Spirit||p. 127|
|Reluctant Exiles: Emigrants from France in Canada before 1760||p. 157|
|Chesapeake Slavery in Atlantic Context||p. 185|
|Family Strategies and Religious Practice: Baptism and the Lord's Supper in Early New England 215 Anne S. Brown|
|Overcoming Nausea: The Brothers Hesselius and the Great American Mystery||p. 233|
|"Tender Plants": Quaker Farmers and Children in the Delaware Valley, 1681-1735||p. 257|
|"Subjects … unto the same king": New England Indians and the Use of Royal Political Power||p. 277|
|Rebellions and Reconquests in Northern New Spain||p. 294|
|The Protestant Moment: Antipopery, the Revolution of 1688-1689, and the Making of an Anglo-American Empire||p. 317|
|Coming to Terms with the Salem Witch Trials||p. 339|
|Diplomacy and War in the Colonial Southeast, 1699-1706||p. 360|
|American Slaveries, American Laborers|
|From Slaves, Convicts, and Servants to Free Passengers: The Transformation of Immigration in the Era of the American Revolution||p. 383|
|'A Little Flesh We Offer You": The Origins of Indian Slavery in New France||p. 408|
|The Volume and Structure of the Transatlantic Slave Trade: A Reassessment||p. 429|
|Social Transactions between Whites and Blacks||p. 454|
|African Dimensions of the Stono Rebellion||p. 477|
|"Baubles of Britain": The American and Consumer Revolutions of the Eighteenth Century||p. 491|
|"Peddler in Divinity": George Whitefield and the Great Awakening, 1737-1745||p. 511|
|The Passions of Empire: Affection, Desire, and the Bonds of Nation in the British Atlantic||p. 530|
|The Knowles Atlantic Impressment Riots of the 1740s||p. 552|
|Launching the First Global War|
|George Washington Enters the World Stage||p. 579|
|List of Contributors||p. 585|
|Permission Acknowledgments||p. 586|
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Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 1st November 2010
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.8 x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.07
Edition Number: 3
Edition Type: New edition