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This collection of documents gives twenty-first century readers a glimpse of the time when the possibility of colonizing North America was anything but certain.  Pamphlets, accounts, and engravings from the late sixteenth to the mid-seventeenth century capture the process of English colonization from its origins in promotional propaganda to its realization on the shores of North America.

About the Author

Peter C. Mancall is a professor of history and anthropology at the University of Southern California.  He is also Associate Vice Provost for Research Advancement at the university, and the director of the USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute. His scholarly work examines early American history with a particular focus on American Indians, the environment, and economic development. He has been a fellow at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University and a Mellon Resident Research Fellow at the American Philosophical Society Library. He is the author of Valley of Opportunity: Economic Culture along the Upper Susquehanna, 1700-1800 (1991) and the forthcoming Deadly Medicine: Indians and Alcohol in Early America.

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  Foreword

  Preface

    

PART I.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312096700
Editor:
Mancall, Peter C.
Introduction:
Mancall, Peter C.
Introduction by:
Mancall, Peter C.
Introduction:
Mancall, Peter C.
Editor:
Mancall, Peter C.
Author:
Mancall, Peter C.
Publisher:
Bedford Books
Subject:
General
Subject:
North American
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
General History
Subject:
Native American-General Native American Studies
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Bedford Series in History & Culture
Publication Date:
19950331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
182
Dimensions:
8.24 x 5.49 x 0.37 in

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