Hubs Of Empire

Hubs of Empire
Publisher Johns Hopkins University Press
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 256
ISBN 1421414708
Rating 4/5 from 1 reviews

This volume is an ideal introduction to the complex and fascinating history of colonies too often neglected in standard textbook accounts.

Hubs of Empire
  • Author : Matthew Mulcahy
  • Publisher : Johns Hopkins University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-09-09

This volume is an ideal introduction to the complex and fascinating history of colonies too often neglected in standard textbook accounts.

Hubs of Empire
  • Author : Matthew Mulcahy
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2014-11-03

This volume is an ideal introduction to the complex and fascinating history of colonies too often neglected in standard textbook accounts.

Homicide Justified
  • Author : Andrew Fede
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2017

This comparative study looks at the laws concerning the murder of slaves by their masters and at how these laws were implemented. Andrew T. Fede cites a wide range of cases--across time, place, and circumstance--to illuminate legal, judicial, and other complexities surrounding this regrettably common occurrence. These laws had evolved

The World of Colonial America
  • Author : Ignacio Gallup-Diaz
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-04-28

The World of Colonial America: An Atlantic Handbook offers a comprehensive and in-depth survey of cutting-edge research into the communities, cultures, and colonies that comprised colonial America, with a focus on the processes through which communities were created, destroyed, and recreated that were at the heart of the Atlantic experience.

Borderless Empire
  • Author : Bram Hoonhout
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2020-01-15

"BORDERLESS EMPIRE explores the volatile history of Dutch Guiana, in particular the forgotten colonies of Essequibo and Demerara, in order to provide new perspectives on European empire building in the Atlantic world. It argues that imperial expansion was a process of improvisation at the colonial level, rather than a project

At the Edge of Empire
  • Author : University Eric Hinderaker,Eric Hinderaker,Peter C. Mancall,University Peter C Mancall
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05-09

During the 17th century, the Western border region of North America which existed just beyond the British imperial reach became an area of opportunity, intrigue and conflict for the diverse peoples - Europeans and Indians alike - who lived there. This book examines the complex society there.

Underground Asia
  • Author : Tim Harper
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2020-10-29

The story of the hidden struggle waged by secret networks around the world to destroy European imperialism The end of Europe's empires has so often been seen as a story of high politics and warfare. In Tim Harper's remarkable new book the narrative is very different: it shows how empires

Jamaica in the Age of Revolution
  • Author : Trevor Burnard
  • Publisher : University of Pennsylvania Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-21

A renowned historian offers novel perspectives on slavery and abolition in eighteenth-century Jamaica Between the start of the Seven Years' War in 1756 and the onset of the French Revolution in 1789, Jamaica was the richest and most important colony in British America. White Jamaican slaveowners presided over a highly productive economic

Planting an Empire
  • Author : Jean B. Russo,J. Elliott Russo
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2012-07-02

No other book offers such a comprehensive brief history of the Maryland and Virginia colonies and their place within the emerging British Empire.

Eliza Lucas Pinckney
  • Author : Lorri Glover
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2020-08-25

The enthralling story of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, an innovative, highly regarded, and successful woman plantation owner during the Revolutionary era Eliza Lucas Pinckney (1722–1793) reshaped the colonial South Carolina economy with her innovations in indigo production and became one of the wealthiest and most respected women in a world dominated by

American Revolutions  A Continental History  1750 1804
  • Author : Alan Taylor
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2016-09-06

“Excellent . . . deserves high praise. Mr. Taylor conveys this sprawling continental history with economy, clarity, and vividness.”—Brendan Simms, Wall Street Journal The American Revolution is often portrayed as a high-minded, orderly event whose capstone, the Constitution, provided the nation its democratic framework. Alan Taylor, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, gives

Atlantic Environments and the American South
  • Author : Thomas Blake Earle,D. Andrew Johnson
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2020-03-01

There is clear overlap in interests and influences for the fields of Atlantic, environmental, and southern history, but scholarship in them has often advanced on parallel tracks. This anthology places itself at the intersection, pushing for a new confluence. Editors Thomas Blake Earle and D. Andrew Johnson provide a lucid

Legacies of Empire
  • Author : Sandra Halperin,Ronen Palan
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2015-09-30

This book reveals how the structures and practices of past empires interact with and shape contemporary 'national' ones.

Bankers and Empire
  • Author : Peter James Hudson
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2017-04-27

From the end of the nineteenth century until the onset of the Great Depression, Wall Street embarked on a stunning, unprecedented, and often bloody period of international expansion in the Caribbean. A host of financial entities sought to control banking, trade, and finance in the region. In the process, they

Selling Empire
  • Author : Jonathan Eacott
  • Publisher : UNC Press Books
  • Release Date : 2016-02-02

Linking four continents over three centuries, Selling Empire demonstrates the centrality of India--both as an idea and a place--to the making of a global British imperial system. In the seventeenth century, Britain was economically, politically, and militarily weaker than India, but Britons increasingly made use of India's strengths to build