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Author Nellis, Eric Guest, 1938-

Title An empire of regions : a brief history of colonial British America / by Eric Nellis

Publ Info New York , Ont. ; Tonawanda, N.Y. : University of Toronto Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 CCRI-Newport  E188 .N44 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  E188 .N44 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiv, 366 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-338) and index
Contents Introduction: many and varied new worlds -- Europe in the age of exploration : the Portuguese and Spanish empires -- The French and Dutch in North America and the Caribbean melting pot -- The English colonies in mainland North America before 1650 -- The growth of New England and the Chesapeake : 1650-1700 -- The English Civil War, the Restoration, and the first British empire in America -- Transition : imperial wars and British politics 1689-1748 -- The regions of colonial America : northern society and politics in the eighteenth century -- The regions of colonial America : society and politics in the eighteenth century Chesapeake and the South -- Christian America and the Great Awakening -- The new empire and the revolt of the colonies, 1748-1776
Note Published in Toronto
LC subject United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History
America -- Colonization
America -- History -- To 1810
Alt Title Brief history of colonial British America
History of colonial British America
ISBN 9781442601390 (bound)
1442601396 (bound)
9781442601406 (pbk.)
144260140X (pbk.)