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  • Pillaging the Empire

    Global Piracy on the High Seas, 1500-1750

    By Kris Lane

    Between 1500 and 1750, European expansion and global interaction produced vast wealth. As goods traveled by ship along new global trade routes, piracy also flourished on the world’s seas. Pillaging the Empire tells the fascinating story of maritime predation in this period, including the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03

  • The Witchcraft Sourcebook

    Second Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Levack

    The Witchcraft Sourcebook, now in its second edition, is a fascinating collection of documents that illustrates the development of ideas about witchcraft from ancient times to the eighteenth century. Many of the sources come from the period between 1400 and 1750, when more than 100,000 people -…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09

  • Colonial Wars of North America, 1512-1763 (Routledge Revivals)

    An Encyclopedia

    By Alan Gallay

    First published in 1996, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference resource that pulls together a vast amount of material on a rich historical era, presenting it in a balanced way that offers hard-to-find facts and detailed information. The volume was the first encyclopedic account of the…

    Hardback – 2015-02-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • American National Pastimes - A History

    Edited by Mark Dyreson, Jaime Schultz

    When the colonies that became the USA were still dominions of the British Empire they began to imagine their sporting pastimes as finer recreations than even those enjoyed in the motherland. From the war of independence and the creation of the republic to the twenty-first century, sporting pastimes…

    Hardback – 2014-12-10
    Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

  • Benjamin Franklin

    American Founder, Atlantic Citizen

    By Nathan R. Kozuskanich

    Known for his influential role in the debates that established the founding documents of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was not only an astute politician, but also an Atlantic citizen whose commitment to the American cause was informed by years spent in England and France. The life of this…

    Paperback – 2014-10-13
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Colonial Roots

    Settlement to 1783

    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783, the first volume in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the nation's formative era. It brings together informational text and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-30
    History Through Literature

  • John Winthrop

    Founding the City Upon a Hill

    By Michael Parker

    Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England  in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community…

    Paperback – 2013-10-15
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Early North America in Global Perspective

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan, Molly A. Warsh

    Early North American history is a field in flux. In the last thirty years, the field of Atlantic History has transformed scholarly studies of colonial America, bringing to light the many connections linking the Americas to Africa and Europe. Recently, though, historians have begun to question the…

    Paperback – 2013-09-05
    Rewriting Histories

  • The American Revolution Reader

    Edited by Denver Brunsman, David J Silverman

    The American Revolution Reader is a collection of leading essays on the American revolutionary era from the eve of the imperial crisis through George Washington’s presidency. Articles have been chosen to represent classic themes, such as the British-colonial relationship during the eighteenth…

    Paperback – 2013-08-05
    Routledge Readers in History

  • North American Borderlands

    Edited by Brian DeLay

    Since the early colonial period, historians have been fascinated with North America’s borderlands – places where people interacted across multiple, independent political and legal systems. Today the scholarship on these regions is more robust and innovative than ever before. North American…

    Paperback – 2012-12-07
    Rewriting Histories

  • Converging Worlds

    Communities and Cultures in Colonial America, A Sourcebook

    Edited by Louise A. Breen

    Providing a survey of colonial American history both regionally broad and "Atlantic" in coverage, Converging Worlds presents the most recent research in an accessible manner for undergraduate students. The ideal accompaniment to Converging Worlds: Communities and Cultures in Colonial America, this…

    Paperback – 2011-12-20

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