History: Book Series

New World in the Atlantic World

  • The Fault Lines of Empire

    Political Differentiation in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, 1760-1830, 1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Mancke

    The Fault Lines of Empire  is a fascinating comparative study of two communities in the early modern British Empire--one in Massachusetts, the other in Nova Scotia. Elizabeth Mancke focuses on these two locations to examine how British attempts at reforming their empire impacted the…

    Paperback – 2004-11-29
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  • The King's Living Image

    The Culture and Politics of Viceregal Power in Colonial Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Alejandro Caneque

    To rule their vast new American territories, the Spanish monarchs appointed viceroys in an attempt to reproduce the monarchical system of government prevailing at the time in Europe. But despite the political significance of the figure of the viceroy, little is known about the mechanisms of…

    Paperback – 2004-09-15
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  • Naked Tropics

    Essays on Empire and Other Rogues, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth Maxwell

    First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2003-07-24
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  • Negotiated Empires

    Centers and Peripheries in the Americas, 1500–1820, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Daniels, Michael V. Kennedy

    In this innovative volume, leading historians of the early modern Americas examine the subjects of early modern, continuing colonization, and the relations between established colonies and frontiers of settlement. Their original essays about centers and peripheries in Spanish, Portuguese, French,…

    Paperback – 2002-06-21
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  • Within Her Power

    Propertied Women in Colonial Virginia, 1st Edition

    By Linda Sturtz

    This is an engaging and comprehensive study of property-owning women in the colony of Tidewater, VA during the 17th & 18th centuries. It examines the social restrictions on women's behaviour and speech, opportunities and difficulties these women encountered in the legal system, the economic and…

    Paperback – 2002-05-31
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  • Creole Gentlemen

    The Maryland Elite, 1691-1776, 1st Edition

    By Trevor Burnard

    Examining the lives of 460 of the wealthiest men who lived in colonial Maryland, Burnard traces the development of this elite from a hard-living, profit-driven merchant-planter class in the seventeenth century to a more genteel class of plantation owners in the eighteenth century. This study…

    Paperback – 2002-01-02
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  • Tropical Versailles

    Empire, Monarchy, and the Portuguese Royal Court in Rio de Janeiro, 1808-1821, 1st Edition

    By Kirsten Schultz

    This engaging study tells the fascinating story of the only European empire to relocate its capital to the New World.…

    Paperback – 2001-08-24
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