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The Age of Federalism

The Age of Federalism

Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093810
eISBN:
9780199854127
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093810.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

When Thomas Jefferson took the oath of office for the presidency in 1801, America had just passed through twelve critical years, dominated by some of the towering figures of our history and by the ... More

The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

The Akan Diaspora in the Americas

Kwasi Konadu

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390643
eISBN:
9780199775736
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390643.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Since the Herskovits‐Frazier debate of the 1940s, African diasporic research in the Americas has been marked not only by an uninterrupted focus on West Africa but also by an equally incessant neglect ... More

Becoming African in AmericaRace and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

Becoming African in America: Race and Nation in the Early Black Atlantic, 1760-1830

James Sidbury

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195320107
eISBN:
9780199789009
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195320107.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The first slaves imported to America did not see themselves as “African” but rather as Temne, Igbo, or Yoruban. This book reveals how an African identity emerged in the late 18th-century Atlantic ... More

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

Edwin S. Gaustad

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195305357
eISBN:
9780199850662
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305357.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The tenth and youngest son of a poor Boston soapmaker, Benjamin Franklin would rise to become, in Thomas Jefferson's words, “the greatest man and ornament of his age”. This book offers a portrait of ... More

BetrayalsFort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Ian K. Steele

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195084269
eISBN:
9780199853977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084269.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

On the morning of August 9, 1757, British and colonial officers defending the besieged Fort William Henry surrendered to French forces, accepting the generous “parole of honor” offered by General ... More

Brothers Among NationsThe Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Brothers Among Nations: The Pursuit of Intercultural Alliances in Early America, 1580-1660

Cynthia Van Zandt

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195181241
eISBN:
9780199870776
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181241.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book examines the extraordinary array of alliances and interactions among Native Americans, Europeans, and Africans during the first eighty years of permanent European colonization on the ... More

Burr, Hamilton, and JeffersonA Study in Character

Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

Roger G. Kennedy

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195140552
eISBN:
9780199848775
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195140552.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book restores Aaron Burr to his place as a central figure in the founding of the American Republic. Abolitionist, proto-feminist, friend to such Indian leaders as Joseph Brant, Burr was ... More

The Common Law in Colonial AmericaVolume II: The Middle Colonies and the Carolinas, 1660-1730

The Common Law in Colonial America: Volume II: The Middle Colonies and the Carolinas, 1660-1730

William E. Nelson

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937752
eISBN:
9780199301539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937752.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

With the restoration of monarchy in 1660, English policy toward its North American empire began to assume some coherence. During Charles II's reign, various institutions of English government assumed ... More

The Common Law of Colonial AmericaVolume I: The Chesapeake and New England 1607-1660

The Common Law of Colonial America: Volume I: The Chesapeake and New England 1607-1660

William E. Nelson

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195327281
eISBN:
9780199870677
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327281.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The four-volume series of which this book is the first volume shows how the legal systems of Britain's thirteen North American colonies, which were initially established in response to divergent ... More

Creatures of EmpireHow Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Creatures of Empire: How Domestic Animals Transformed Early America

Virginia DeJohn Anderson

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195158601
eISBN:
9780199788538
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195158601.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This study presents colonial American history as the story of three-way interactions among Indians, English colonists, and livestock. By situating domestic animals at the heart of the colonizing ... More

Founding FriendshipsFriendships between Men and Women in the Early American Republic

Founding Friendships: Friendships between Men and Women in the Early American Republic

Cassandra A. Good

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199376179
eISBN:
9780199376209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376179.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Social History

Elite men and women in America over two hundred years ago formed loving, politically significant friendships. Abigail Adams called her friend Thomas Jefferson “one of the choice ones on earth,” while ... More

From Empire to HumanityThe American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism

From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism

Amanda B. Moniz

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190240356
eISBN:
9780190240387
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240356.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, British and Irish Early Modern History

From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism tells the story of a generation of American and British activists who transformed humanitarianism as they adjusted ... More

Future HistoryGlobal Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Kristina Bross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power. Through close readings, ... More

The Indian Great AwakeningReligion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America

The Indian Great Awakening: Religion and the Shaping of Native Cultures in Early America

Linford D. Fisher

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199740048
eISBN:
9780199949892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199740048.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book tells the gripping story of American Indians’ attempts to wrestle with the ongoing realities of colonialism between the 1660s and 1820. By tracing the religious and cultural engagement of ... More

A Little CommonwealthFamily Life in Plymouth Colony

A Little Commonwealth: Family Life in Plymouth Colony

John Demos

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195128901
eISBN:
9780199853960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195128901.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The year 2000 marked the 30th anniversary of the publication of this title. The study examines the family in the context of the colony founded by the Pilgrims who came over on the Mayflower. Basing ... More

Miraculous PlaguesAn Epidemiology of Early New England Narrative

Miraculous Plagues: An Epidemiology of Early New England Narrative

Cristobal Silva

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199743476
eISBN:
9780199896868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199743476.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

This book reimagines New England’s literary history by tracing seventeenth- and early-eighteenth-century epidemics alongside the era of early colonial expansion, the Antinomian controversy, the ... More

Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania, 1774-1800

Kenneth Owen

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827979
eISBN:
9780191866661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827979.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

Political Community in Revolutionary Pennsylvania challenges the ways we understand popular sovereignty in the American Revolution, demonstrating how ordinary citizens wielded significant political ... More

Press and Speech Under AssaultThe Early Supreme Court Justices, the Sedition Act of 1798, and the Campaign against Dissent

Press and Speech Under Assault: The Early Supreme Court Justices, the Sedition Act of 1798, and the Campaign against Dissent

Wendell Bird

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190461621
eISBN:
9780190461980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190461621.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Political History

The early Supreme Court justices wrestled with how much free press and speech is protected by the First Amendment, and with whether the Sedition Act of 1798 violated freedoms of press and speech. ... More

Rebels RisingCities and the American Revolution

Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Benjamin L. Carp

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The cities of eighteenth‐century America were crucial for the coming of the American Revolution. This book focuses closely on political mobilization in colonial British America's five most populous ... More

Regulating PassionSexuality and Patriarchal Rule in Massachusetts, 1700–1830

Regulating Passion: Sexuality and Patriarchal Rule in Massachusetts, 1700–1830

Kelly A. Ryan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199928422
eISBN:
9780199345694
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199928422.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Throughout early America tools in the maintenance of hierarchy included the sexual regulation, the patriarchal gaze of elites on others, and derisive sexual characterizations. In the colonial era, ... More

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