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The Resource Colonial America : a very short introduction, Alan Taylor

Colonial America : a very short introduction, Alan Taylor

Label
Colonial America : a very short introduction
Title
Colonial America
Title remainder
a very short introduction
Statement of responsibility
Alan Taylor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Over the last generation, historians have broadened our understanding of colonial America by examining the interplay of Europe, Africa, and the Americans through the flow of goods, people, plants, animals, capital, and ideas. Alan Taylor presents an engaging overview of this new scholarship, showing that American colonization derived from a global expansion of European exploration and commerce that began in the fifteenth century. The English had to share the stage with French, Spanish, Dutch, and Russians, each of whom created alternative Americas. Taylor also focuses on slavery as central to the economy, culture, and political thought of the colonists and on the importance of native peoples to the colonial story. This book describes an intermingling of cultures and of microbes, plants, and animals from different continents that was unparalleled in global history."--BOOK JACKET
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DLC
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1955-
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Taylor, Alan
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indians of North America
  • Indians of North America
  • North America
  • Europe
  • North America
Label
Colonial America : a very short introduction, Alan Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Maps -- Encounters -- New Spain -- New France -- Chesapeake colonies -- New England -- West Indies and Carolina -- British America -- Empires
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xv, 151 p.
Isbn
9780199766239
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012029104
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(DLC)YBP 2012029104
Label
Colonial America : a very short introduction, Alan Taylor
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction : Maps -- Encounters -- New Spain -- New France -- Chesapeake colonies -- New England -- West Indies and Carolina -- British America -- Empires
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
xv, 151 p.
Isbn
9780199766239
Isbn Type
(pbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2012029104
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(DLC)YBP 2012029104

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