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Early American RebelsPursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640-1700

Early American Rebels: Pursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640-1700

Noeleen McIlvenna

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656069
eISBN:
9781469656083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656069.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

During the half century after 1650 that saw the gradual imposition of a slave society in England’s North American colonies, poor white settlers in the Chesapeake sought a republic of equals. ... More

Beneath the Backbone of the WorldBlackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720-1877

Beneath the Backbone of the World: Blackfoot People and the North American Borderlands, 1720-1877

Ryan Hall

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469655154
eISBN:
9781469655178
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469655154.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

For the better part of two centuries, between 1720 and 1877, the Blackfoot (Niitsitapi) people controlled a vast region of what is now the U.S. and Canadian Great Plains. As one of the most expansive ... More

Voices of the EnslavedLove, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

Voices of the Enslaved: Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

Sophie White

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469654041
eISBN:
9781469654065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469654041.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In eighteenth-century New Orleans, the legal testimony of some 150 enslaved women and men--like the testimony of free colonists--was meticulously recorded and preserved. Questioned in criminal trials ... More

Eloquence EmbodiedNonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

Eloquence Embodied: Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

Céline Carayon

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652627
eISBN:
9781469652641
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652627.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Taking a fresh look at the first two centuries of French colonialism in the Americas, this book answers the long-standing question of how and how well Indigenous Americans and Europeans communicated ... More

Inventing DisasterThe Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood

Inventing Disaster: The Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood

Cynthia A. Kierner

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781469652511
eISBN:
9781469652535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469652511.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

When hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and other disasters strike, we count our losses, search for causes, commiserate with victims, and initiate relief efforts. Amply illustrated and expansively ... More

Caribbean New OrleansEmpire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Cécile Vidal

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Combining Atlantic and imperial perspectives, Caribbean New Orleans offers a lively portrait of the city and a probing investigation of the French colonists who established racial slavery there as ... More

Virginia 1619Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Paul Musselwhite, Peter C. Mancall, and James Horn (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Virginia 1619 provides an opportunity to reflect on the origins of English colonialism around the Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic world. As the essays here demonstrate, Anglo-Americans have been ... More

Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Jefferson, Madison, and the Making of the Constitution

Jeff Broadwater

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651019
eISBN:
9781469651033
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651019.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, and James Madison, “Father of the Constitution,” were two of the most important Founders of the United States as well as the closest ... More

North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Jeff Broadwater and Troy L. Kickler (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651200
eISBN:
9781469651224
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651200.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This collection of essays profiles a diverse array of North Carolinians, all of whom had a hand in the founding of the state and the United States of America. It includes stories of how men who stood ... More

A Delicious CountryRediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

A Delicious Country: Rediscovering the Carolinas along the Route of John Lawson's 1700 Expedition

Scott Huler

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469648286
eISBN:
9781469648309
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469648286.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1700, a young man named John Lawson left London and landed in Charleston, South Carolina, hoping to make a name for himself. For reasons unknown, he soon undertook a two-month journey through the ... More

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