History: American History

  • European Approaches to North America, 1450–1640 book cover

    European Approaches to North America, 1450–1640

    1st Edition

    By David B.Quinn

    European Approaches to North America, 1450-1640 by David Quinn provides a series of insights into the early cartography and exploration of the North Atlantic and North America, and what was believed and written about this by Europeans. Its focus is the two hundred years from the mid-15th century.…

    Hardback – 1998-12-21
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Dutch in the Atlantic Economy, 1580–1880: Trade, Slavery, and Emancipation book cover

    The Dutch in the Atlantic Economy, 1580–1880

    Trade, Slavery, and Emancipation, 1st Edition

    By Pieter Emmer

    This volume provides the first survey in English of the Dutch involvement in the Atlantic slave trade and slave system. It covers the period from the origins of the trade and the Dutch conquest of part of Brazil in the early 17th century, to the abolition of slavery in the Dutch West Indies in the…

    Hardback – 1998-08-04
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Abraham Lincoln: Speeches and Writings book cover

    Abraham Lincoln

    Speeches and Writings, 1st Edition

    Edited by Don E. Fehrenbacher

    Lincoln measured the promise--and the cost--of American freedom in lucid and extraordinarily moving prose. Here are all the significant works, including the complete Lincoln-Douglas debates, dozens of speeches, hundreds of personal and political letters, communications to generals in the field,…

    Hardback – 1997-09-01
    Routledge

  • A Taste for Empire and Glory: Studies in British Overseas Expansion, 1600–1800 book cover

    A Taste for Empire and Glory

    Studies in British Overseas Expansion, 1600–1800, 1st Edition

    By Philip Lawson, David Cannadine, Ken Munro

    In the decade and a half before his untimely death at 46, Philip Lawson had already achieved more than many historians. This posthumously published collection brings together his work on the British overseas expansion during the ’long’ 18th century and includes two previously unpublished essays.…

    Hardback – 1997-03-20
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Overseas Trade and Traders: Essays on some Commercial, Financial and Political Challenges Facing British Atlantic Merchants, 1660–1775 book cover

    Overseas Trade and Traders

    Essays on some Commercial, Financial and Political Challenges Facing British Atlantic Merchants, 1660–1775, 1st Edition

    By Jacob M. Price

    In this third volume of collected papers, Jacob Price explores the structural and political relations of the Atlantic trade in the 18th century. A first selection on mercantile activity, blends research on the records of individual firms with aggregate customs data to show that definitive…

    Hardback – 1996-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Atlantic Frontier of the Thirteen American Colonies and States: Essays in Eighteenth-Century Commercial and Social History book cover

    The Atlantic Frontier of the Thirteen American Colonies and States

    Essays in Eighteenth-Century Commercial and Social History, 1st Edition

    By Jacob M. Price

    The external economy of British North America has attracted considerable scholarly attention in the last two generations, and the papers reprinted here, in this second collection from Jacob Price, make important contributions to quantification, conceptualisation and debate. Studies presenting and…

    Hardback – 1996-06-06
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Biological Standard of Living in Europe and America, 1700–1900: Studies in Anthropometric History book cover

    The Biological Standard of Living in Europe and America, 1700–1900

    Studies in Anthropometric History, 1st Edition

    By John Komlos

    One can think of the average height reached at a particular age by individuals as the historical record of their nutritional experience. Medical research has confirmed that nutritional status - and thus physical stature - is related to food consumption and therefore to family income, and therefore…

    Hardback – 1995-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Tobacco in Atlantic Trade: The Chesapeake, London and Glasgow, 1675–1775 book cover

    Tobacco in Atlantic Trade

    The Chesapeake, London and Glasgow, 1675–1775, 1st Edition

    By Jacob M. Price

    This is the first of three volumes selected from the papers of Jacob M. Price. Focusing on the Atlantic tobacco trade in the 18th century, these studies illustrate the complex business history of this commercial enterprise and demonstrate its key importance in shaping economic relationships between…

    Hardback – 1995-12-14
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Uncertainties of Empire: Essays in Iberian and Ibero-American Intellectual History book cover

    The Uncertainties of Empire

    Essays in Iberian and Ibero-American Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Pagden

    The essays in this book are concerned with the intellectual development of the Spanish Empire in America from 1492 until Independence in the 1820s. The first section deals with the creation of a powerful language of natural law in the 16th and 17th centuries. The second explores the ways in which…

    Hardback – 1994-11-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Society and Government in Colonial Brazil, 1500–1822 book cover

    Society and Government in Colonial Brazil, 1500–1822

    1st Edition

    By A.J.R. Russell-Wood

    Professor Russell-Wood’s detailed studies of Brazilian social history in the colonial era have long been recognised as model contributions to the history of class, race, gender and religion. This collection combines work on particular persons and groupings with survey articles on the role of the…

    Hardback – 1992-09-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Amer Plans For War Set (Code A book cover

    Amer Plans For War Set (Code A

    1st Edition

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Hardback – 1989-10-01
    Garland Science

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