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  • Britain in the Wider World

    1603–1800, 1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Burnard

    Britain in the Wider World traces the remarkable transformation of Britain between 1603 and 1800 as it developed into a world power. At the accession of James VI and I to the throne of England in 1603, the kingdoms of England/Wales, Scotland and Ireland were united only by having a monarch in…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    Routledge
    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • Daniel Gookin, the Praying Indians, and King Philip's War

    A Short History in Documents, 1st Edition

    By Louise A. Breen

    This volume presents a valuable collection of annotated primary documents published during King Philip’s War (1675–76), a conflict that pitted English colonists against many native peoples of southern New England, to reveal the real-life experiences of early Americans. Louise Breen’s detailed…

    Paperback – 2019-11-08 
    Routledge

  • Bad Christians, New Spains

    Muslims, Catholics, and Native Americans in a Mediterratlantic World, 1st Edition

    By Byron Ellsworth Hamann

    This book centers on two inquisitorial investigations, both of which began in the 1540s. One involved relations of Europeans and Native Americans in the Oaxacan town of Yanhuitlán (in New Spain, today’s Mexico). The other involved relations of Moriscos (recent Muslim converts to Catholicism) and…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07 
    Routledge
    The Anthropology of History

  • Reconsidering Interpretation of Heritage Sites

    America in the Eighteenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Anne Lindsay

    Reconsidering Interpretation of Heritage Sites chronicles and problematizes the representation of the eighteenth century in museums and heritage sites while also challenging public historians to alter their perceptions of what might be possible when interpreting such sites. Much of the history…

    Paperback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • Puritan Family and Community in the English Atlantic World

    Being “Much Afflicted with Conscience”, 1st Edition

    By Margaret Murányi Manchester

    Puritan Family and Community in the English Atlantic World examines the dynamics of marriage, family and community life during the "Great Migration" through the microhistorical study of one puritan family in 1638 Rhode Island. Through studying the Verin family, a group of English non-conformists…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Microhistories

  • The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800

    Comparisons and Contrasts, 1st Edition

    By Gwenda Morgan, Peter Rushton

    The British and French in the Atlantic 1650-1800 provides a comprehensive history of this complex period and explores the contrasting worlds of the British and the French Empires as they strove to develop new societies in the Americas. Charting the volatile relationship between the British and…

    Paperback – 2019-04-03
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • Negotiating Freedom in the Circum-Caribbean

    The Jamaican Maroons and Creek Nation Compared, 1st Edition

    By Helen M. McKee

    Bringing together Jamaican Maroons and indigenous communities into one framework – for the first time – McKee compares and contrasts how these non-white, semi-autonomous communities were ultimately reduced by Anglophone colonists. In particular, questions are asked about Maroon and Creek…

    Hardback – 2019-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of the Americas

  • The Transatlantic Genealogy of American Anglo-Saxonism

    1st Edition

    By Michael Modarelli

    This book traces the myth of Anglo-Saxonism as it crosses from Britain to the New World as both a cultural construct and ideological nation-building tool. Through extensive investigations of both early American and English cultural attitudes toward Anglo-Saxonism and similar texts, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Cultural History

  • Dimensions of Settler Colonialism in a Transnational Perspective

    Experiences, Actors, Spaces, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eva Bischoff

    As a field of research, settler colonial studies has developed dynamically in recent years. This volume contributes a set of much-needed empirical analyses of the microhistory and practices of settler colonialism. Incorporating six case studies from across the Anglo-world, including the United…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29
    Routledge

  • When Rape was Legal

    The Untold History of Sexual Violence during Slavery, 1st Edition

    By Rachel A. Feinstein

    When Rape was Legal is the first book to solely focus on the widespread rape perpetrated against enslaved black women by white men in the United States. The routine practice of sexual violence against enslaved black women by white men, the motivations for this rape, and the legal context that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    New Critical Viewpoints on Society

  • Attachment, Place, and Otherness in Nineteenth-Century American Literature

    New Materialist Representations, 1st Edition

    By Jillmarie Murphy

    This interdisciplinary study examines the role interpersonal and place attachment bonds play in crafting a national identity in American literature. Although there have been numerous ecocritical studies of and psychoanalytic approaches to American literature, this study seeks to integrate the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Indigenous Histories of the American South during the Long Nineteenth Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory D. Smithers

    Native Southerners lived in vibrant societies, rich in tradition and cultural sophistication, for thousands of years before the arrival of European colonization in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Over the ensuing centuries, Native Southerners adapted to the presence of Europeans,…

    Hardback – 2018-01-23
    Routledge

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