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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
    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
    Routledge Advances in American History

  • Britain in the Wider World

    1603–1800, 1st Edition

    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 – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Countries in the Early Modern World

  • 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,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-12
    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 – 2019-11-20
    Routledge
    The Anthropology of History

  • 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 – 2019-10-31
    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

  • 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

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