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Storm of the SeaIndians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Storm of the Sea: Indians and Empires in the Atlantic's Age of Sail

Matthew R. Bahar

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780190874247
eISBN:
9780190874278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190874247.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

From the pre-Contact period through the end of the Seven Years’ War in 1763, the Wabanaki Indians of northern New England and the Canadian Maritimes confronted European colonialism by assimilating ... 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

Thomas PaineBritain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

Thomas Paine: Britain, America, and France in the Age of Enlightenment and Revolution

J. C. D. Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198816997
eISBN:
9780191858666
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816997.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

Thomas Paine (1737–1809) was England’s greatest revolutionary: no other reformer was as actively involved in events of the scale of the American and French Revolutions, and none wrote such ... 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

A Temperate EmpireMaking Climate Change in Early America

A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America

Anya Zilberstein

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190206598
eISBN:
9780190206628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206598.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Most people assume that climate change is recent news. A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America shows that we have been debating the science and politics of climate change for a ... 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

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

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

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

Slave CultureNationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Slave Culture: Nationalist Theory and the Foundations of Black America

Sterling Stuckey

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199931675
eISBN:
9780199356027
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199931675.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Cultural History

This book traces the roots of black nationalist thought and culture in America over several centuries. Arguing that African influences were pervasive among slaves and have profoundly influenced ... More

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