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Ireland in the Virginian Sea: Colonialism in the British Atlantic (Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American Hist)

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In the late sixteenth century, the English started expanding westward, establishing control over parts of neighboring Ireland as well as exploring and later colonizing distant North America. Audrey Horning deftly examines the relationship between British colonization efforts in both locales, depicting their close interconnection as fields for colonial experimentation. Focusing on the Ulster Plantation in the north of Ireland and the Jamestown settlement in the Chesapeake, she challenges the notion that Ireland merely served as a testing ground for British expansion into North America. Horning instead analyzes the people, financial networks, and information that circulated through and connected English plantations on either side of the Atlantic.

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Audrey Horning is professor of archaeology and director of research for Past Cultural Change at Queen's University Belfast. This is her fifth book.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781469610726
Subtitle:
Colonialism in the British Atlantic
Author:
Horning, Audrey
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Subject:
United States / Colonial Period(1600-1775)
Subject:
British colonization
Subject:
Ireland and British Atlantic colonization
Subject:
colonialism in British Atlantic world
Subject:
comparative colonialism
Subject:
Ulster plantation and Jamestown colony
Subject:
Ralph Lane
Subject:
Daniel Gookin
Subject:
John Harvey
Subject:
Audrey Horning
Subject:
World History-England General
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20131216
Binding:
Hardback
Language:
English
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.125 in

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