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A Companion to Colonial America (Blackwell Companions to American History)

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A Companion to Colonial America consists of twenty-three original essays by expert historians on the key issues and topics in American colonial history. Each essay surveys the scholarship and prevailing interpretations in these key areas, discussing the differing arguments and assessing their merits. In certain fields, such as politics and religion, the essays cover debates and approaches over the better part of the last century. More recent fields such as migration and gender have a narrower interpretive history, but receive the same comprehensive treatment. Essays on newly emerging fields such as ecology, and a closing summary essay look ahead to the future of Colonial American studies. The contributors are the best in their field and have collaborated to produce an invaluable reference work for American historians, students, and readers of American colonial history.

Synopsis:

A Companion to Colonial America consists of twenty-three original essays by expert historians on the key issues and topics in American colonial history. Each essay surveys the scholarship and prevailing interpretations in these key areas, discussing the differing arguments and assessing their merits.

  • Coverage includes politics, religion, migration, gender, ecology, and many others.

About the Author

Daniel Vickers is Professor of History at the University of California San Diego. He is the author of Farmers and Fisherman: Two Centuries of Work in Essex County, Massachusetts (1994).

Table of Contents

About the Contributors vii

Introduction x

1 Pre-Contact: The Evidence from Archaeology 1
David G. Anderson and Marvin T. Smith

2 The Origins of Transatlantic Colonization 25
Carole Shammas

3 Ecology 44
John Brooke

4 Migration and Settlement 76
Ned Landsman

5 Empire 99
Richard R. Johnson

6 Indian History During the English Colonial Era 118
James H. Merrell

7 African Americans 138
Philip D. Morgan

8 Economy 172
Margaret Newell

9 Women and Gender 194
Carol Karlsen

10 Children and Parents 236
Holly Brewer

11 Class 259
Greg Nobles

12 Colonial Politics 288
Alan Tully

13 Regionalism 311
Michael Zuckerman

14 Consumption 334
Cary Carson

15 Religion 366
Marilyn Westerkamp

16 Secular Culture in Search of an Early American Enlightenment 389
Darren Staloff

17 Borderlands 408
Daniel H. Usner, Jr.

18 Comparisons: The Caribbean 425
Verene Shepherd and Carleen Payne

19 Comparisons: New Spain 451
Robert Ferry

20 Comparisons: New France 469
Allan Greer

21 Comparisons: Atlantic Canada 489
Peter Pope

22 Causes of the American Revolutions 508
Sylvia Frey

23 Postscript: Large Questions in a Very Large Place 530
Edward Countryman

Index 541

Product Details

ISBN:
9780631210115
Editor:
Vickers, Daniel
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishers
Editor:
Vickers, Daniel
Author:
Vickers, Daniel
Location:
Malden, MA
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - Colonial Period
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
United States History.
Subject:
United States Social conditions To 1865.
Subject:
US History-Colonial America
Subject:
U. S. history
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WOL online Book (not BRO)
Series:
Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History
Series Volume:
4
Publication Date:
April 2003
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
580
Dimensions:
254 x 180.3 x 36.5 mm 39 oz

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"Synopsis" by , A Companion to Colonial America consists of twenty-three original essays by expert historians on the key issues and topics in American colonial history. Each essay surveys the scholarship and prevailing interpretations in these key areas, discussing the differing arguments and assessing their merits.

  • Coverage includes politics, religion, migration, gender, ecology, and many others.

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