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Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800 : Princeton Paperbacks - Nicholas Canny

Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800

Princeton Paperbacks

By: Nicholas Canny (Editor), Mr. Anthony Pagden (Editor)

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Published: 1st August 1989
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The description for this book, Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800, will be forthcoming.

"... a pioneer reconnaissance of the notion of colonial identity in the post-Columbian world."--B. W. Higman, The Journal of American History "It is these creoles, 'colonials' as opposed to the 'colonised,' who form the subjects of Canny and Pagden's intelligent new book. In its compact pages we watch the {colonials} attempting to work out 'who' and just how 'new/old' they were during centuries unhaunted by the spectre of nationalism."--Benedict Anderson, London Review of Books "The prolonged death throes of Europe's last overseas empires have stimulated a lively historical interest in the roots of decolonialization. The theme is taken up in this elegantly written and admirably edited volume in which Nicholas Canny and Anthony Pagden bring together a team of specialists to examine how, in the major Atlantic empires prior to the independence movements of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, colonies came to see themselves as possessing their own particular characteristics, and the bearing this had on those revolutions... The editors and contributors are to be congratulated on this rich and rewarding book, essential reading for anyone interested in imperial history."--Geoffrey Scammell, The Times Higher Education Supplement

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
List of Contributorsp. xi
Introduction: Colonial Identity in the Atlantic Worldp. 3
The Formation of a Colonial Identity in Brazilp. 15
Identity Formation in Spanish Americap. 51
Nouvelle-France / Quebec / Canada: A World of Limited Identitiesp. 95
Identity in British America: Unease in Edenp. 115
Identity Formation in Ireland: The Emergence of the Anglo-Irishp. 159
Changing Identity in the British Caribbean: Barbados as a Case Studyp. 213
Afterword: From Identity to Independencep. 267
Indexp. 279
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ISBN: 9780691008400
ISBN-10: 069100840X
Series: Princeton Paperbacks
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 1st August 1989
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 16.51  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.43