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American BaroquePearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

American Baroque: Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Molly A. Warsh

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638973
eISBN:
9781469638980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638973.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Patterns of pearl cultivation and circulation reveal vernacular practices that shaped emerging imperial ideas about value and wealth in the early modern world. Pearls’ variability and subjective ... More

American HonorThe Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

American Honor: The Creation of the Nation's Ideals during the Revolutionary Era

Craig Bruce Smith

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638836
eISBN:
9781469638843
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638836.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The American Revolution was not only a revolution for liberty and freedom, it was also a revolution of ethics, reshaping what colonial Americans understood as “honor” and “virtue.” As Craig Bruce ... More

Bernardo de GálvezSpanish Hero of the American Revolution

Bernardo de Gálvez: Spanish Hero of the American Revolution

Gonzalo M. Quintero Saravia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469640792
eISBN:
9781469640808
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469640792.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Although Spain was never a formal ally of the United States during the American Revolution, its entry into the war tipped the balance against Britain. Led by Bernardo de Gálvez, supreme commander of ... More

Beyond the FoundersNew Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Jeffrey L. Pasley, Andrew W. Robertson, and David Waldstreicher (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828892
eISBN:
9781469605241
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898833_pasley
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In pursuit of a more sophisticated and inclusive American history, the contributors to this book propose new directions for the study of the political history of the republic before the Civil War. In ... More

Bonds of AllianceIndigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France

Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France

Brett Rushforth

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835586
eISBN:
9781469601359
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838174_rushforth
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, French colonists and their Native allies participated in a slave trade that spanned half of North America, carrying thousands of Native Americans into ... More

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Boy Soldiers of the American Revolution

Caroline Cox

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627533
eISBN:
9781469627557
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627533.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Between 1819 and 1845, as veterans of the Revolutionary War were filing applications to receive pensions for their service, the government was surprised to learn that many of the soldiers were not ... More

Building the British Atlantic World"Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Building the British Atlantic World: "Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Daniel Maudlin and Bernard L. Herman (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626826
eISBN:
9781469628066
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626826.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Building the British Atlantic World is the first book to articulate the shared architectural history of the British Atlantic world; the first to consider British, North American, Caribbean and ... More

Carolina in CrisisCherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763

Carolina in Crisis: Cherokees, Colonists, and Slaves in the American Southeast, 1756-1763

Daniel J. Tortora

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469621227
eISBN:
9781469623382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469621227.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores how the Anglo-Cherokee War reshaped the political and cultural landscape of the colonial South. The text chronicles the series of clashes that erupted from 1758 to 1761 between ... More

Citizen SpectatorArt, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America

Wendy Bellion

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833889
eISBN:
9781469600437
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838907_Bellion
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book presents an exploration of illusionistic art in the early United States. It investigates Americans' experiences with material forms of visual deception and argues that encounters with ... More

Columbia RisingCivil Life on the Upper Hudson from the Revolution to the Age of Jackson

Columbia Rising: Civil Life on the Upper Hudson from the Revolution to the Age of Jackson

John L. Brooke

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833230
eISBN:
9781469600949
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838877_Brooke
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores the struggle within the young American nation over the extension of social and political rights after the Revolution. By closely examining the formation and interplay of political ... More

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