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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

The Common CauseCreating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

Robert G. Parkinson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626635
eISBN:
9781469628103
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626635.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Common Cause is about how the founding fathers mobilized political authority and military resistance to defeat their cultural cousins. This study examines the overall shape of mobilization in the ... More

Darkness Falls on the Land of LightExperiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Darkness Falls on the Land of Light: Experiencing Religious Awakenings in Eighteenth-Century New England

Douglas L. Winiarski

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469628264
eISBN:
9781469628288
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628264.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This sweeping history of popular religion in eighteenth-century New England examines the experiences of ordinary men and women living through extraordinary times. Drawing on an unprecedented quantity ... More

The Dividing Line Histories of William Byrd II of Westover

The Dividing Line Histories of William Byrd II of Westover

Kevin Joel Berland (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469606934
eISBN:
9781469608273
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469606941_Berland
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

After his 1728 Virginia-North Carolina boundary expedition, Virginia planter and politician William Byrd II composed two very different accounts of his adventures. The Secret History of the Line was ... More

Early American Cartographies

Early American Cartographies

Martin Bruckner (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Maps were at the heart of cultural life in the Americas from before colonization to the formation of modern nation-states. The fourteen chapters in this book examine indigenous and European peoples' ... More

The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763

Paul W. Mapp

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833957
eISBN:
9781469600987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838945_Mapp
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book presents a continental history in its investigation of eighteenth-century diplomacy involving North America and links geographic ignorance about the American West to Europeans' grand ... More

Engines of DiplomacyIndian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

Engines of Diplomacy: Indian Trading Factories and the Negotiation of American Empire

David Andrew Nichols

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469626895
eISBN:
9781469626918
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626895.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For a quarter of a century, the United States government operated a system of public trading posts, or factories, in the eastern North American borderland. The factories sold manufactured goods to ... More

Fatal RevolutionsNatural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature

Fatal Revolutions: Natural History, West Indian Slavery, and the Routes of American Literature

Christopher P. Iannini

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835562
eISBN:
9781469601922
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838181_iannini
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Drawing on letters, illustrations, engravings, and neglected manuscripts, this book connects two dramatic transformations in the eighteenth-century Atlantic world—the emergence and growth of the ... More

Final PassagesThe Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America, 1619–1807

Final Passages: The Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America, 1619–1807

Gregory E. O‘Malley

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615349
eISBN:
9781469615554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615349.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This work explores a neglected aspect of the forced migration of African laborers to the Americas. Hundreds of thousands of captive Africans continued their journeys after the Middle Passage across ... More

For God, King, and PeopleForging Commonwealth Bonds in Renaissance Virginia

For God, King, and People: Forging Commonwealth Bonds in Renaissance Virginia

Alexander B. Haskell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469618029
eISBN:
9781469618043
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618029.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book resituates the beginnings of English colonization in America in a Renaissance and post-Reformation context in which providential thought and conceptualizations of sovereignty were complexly ... More

Freedom’s DebtThe Royal African Company and the Politics of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1672-1752

Freedom’s Debt: The Royal African Company and the Politics of the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1672-1752

William A. Pettigrew

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469611815
eISBN:
9781469611839
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469611815.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the years following the Glorious Revolution, independent slave traders challenged the charter of the Royal African Company (RAC) by asserting their natural rights as Britons to trade freely in ... More

A Harmony of the SpiritsTranslation and the Language of Community in Early Pennsylvania

A Harmony of the Spirits: Translation and the Language of Community in Early Pennsylvania

Patrick M. Erben

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835579
eISBN:
9781469601342
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838198_erben
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In early Pennsylvania, translation served as a utopian tool creating harmony across linguistic, religious, and ethnic differences. This book challenges the long-standing historical myth—first ... More

The History and Present State of VirginiaA New Edition with an Introduction by Susan Scott Parrish

The History and Present State of Virginia: A New Edition with an Introduction by Susan Scott Parrish

Robert Beverley

Susan Scott Parrish (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607948
eISBN:
9781469607962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469607955_Beverley
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book was written and published in London in 1705, one of the earliest printed English-language histories about North America by an author born there. Like his brother-in-law William Byrd II, the ... More

History of Stepfamilies in Early America

History of Stepfamilies in Early America

Lisa Wilson

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618425
eISBN:
9781469618449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618449.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Stepfamilies are not a modern invention. George Washington, the father of the United States, was a stepfather, but despite this reality, the history of stepfamilies in America has yet to be fully ... More

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