British in the Americas 1480-1815, The: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

British in the Americas 1480-1815, The

1st Edition

By Anthony Mcfarlane

Routledge

380 pages

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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 spans the entire arc of British territories from the Caribbean to Canada, and the entire period from the first appearance of the English to the disintegration of the British and other Euro-American empires. A fascinating story, engrossingly told, it fills a major gap in current historiography.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS037020
HISTORY / Renaissance