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  • The Overseers of Early American Slavery

    Supervisors, Enslaved Labourers, and the Plantation Enterprise, 1st Edition

    By Laura R. Sandy

    Enmeshed in the exploitative world of racial slavery, overseers were central figures in the management of early American plantation enterprises. All too frequently dismissed as brutal and incompetent, they defy easy categorisation. Some were rogues, yet others were highly skilled professionals,…

    Hardback – 2020-03-11 
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Education and the Racial Dynamics of Settler Colonialism in Early America

    Georgia and South Carolina, ca. 1700–ca. 1820, 1st Edition

    By James O’Neil Spady

    This is the first historical monograph to demonstrate settler colonialism’s significance for Early America. Based on a nuanced reading of the archive and using a comparative approach, the book treats settler colonialism as a process rather than a coherent ideology. Spady shows that learning was a…

    Hardback – 2020-03-09 
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • 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 – 2019-11-20
    The Anthropology of History

  • 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

  • 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 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 Studies in Cultural History

  • 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 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • Missionary Strategies in the New World, 1610-1690

    An Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Ballériaux

    The study is an intellectual and comparative history of French, Spanish, and English missions to the native peoples of America in the seventeenth century, c. 1610–1690. It shows that missions are ideal case studies to properly understand the relationship between religion and politics in early…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25
    Religious Cultures in the Early Modern World

  • Pessoa's Geometry of the Abyss

    Modernity and the Book of Disquiet, 1st Edition

    By Paulo De Medeiros

    Paulo De Medeiros concentrates on some aspects of the Book of Disquiet, in the hope of contributing to what he see as the fundamental task of relating Fernando Pessoa to other modernist writers and addressing the theoretical questions Pessoa's texts raise in a comparative manner.…

    Hardback – 2013-11-30

  • Cosmos and Image in the Renaissance

    French Love Lyric and Natural-philosophical Poetry, 1st Edition

    By Kathryn Banks

    This book examines depictions of the cosmos in natural-philosophical poetry and love lyric in the Renaissance. It argues that some poetic presentations of the cosmos offer particular insight into possible conceptions of it, precisely because of the generically specific ways in which it is explored.…

    Hardback – 2008-09-15

  • Colonial America: An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History

    An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History, 1st Edition

    By James Ciment

    No era in American history has been more fascinating to Americans, or more critical to the ultimate destiny of the United States, than the colonial era. Between the time that the first European settlers established a colony at Jamestown in 1607 through the signing of the Declaration of Independence…

    Hardback – 2006-05-15

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