Colonial America Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Market Ethics and Practices, c.1300–1850

    1st Edition

    Edited by Simon Middleton, James E. Shaw

    Market Ethics and Practices, c. 1300–1850 analyses the nature, development, and operation of market ethics in the context of social practices, ranging from rituals of exchange and unofficial expectations to law, institutions, and formal regulations from the late medieval through to the modern era.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-04
    Routledge

  • Jacques Marquette and Louis Jolliet

    Exploration, Encounter, and the French New World, 1st Edition

    By Laura M. Chmielewski

    In this succinct dual biography, Laura Chmielewski demonstrates how the lives of two French explorers – Jacques Marquette, a Jesuit missionary, and Louis Jolliet, a fur trapper – reveal the diverse world of early America. Following the explorers' epic journey through the center of the American…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Pillaging the Empire

    Global Piracy on the High Seas, 1500-1750, 2nd Edition

    By Kris E Lane, Kris Lane, Robert M. Levine

    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
    Routledge

  • Benjamin Franklin

    American Founder, Atlantic Citizen, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Historical Americans

  • Colonial Roots

    Settlement to 1783, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge
    History Through Literature

  • John Winthrop

    Founding the City Upon a Hill, 1st Edition

    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
    Routledge Historical Americans

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