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The brave new world : a history of early America

Title
The brave new world : a history of early America / Peter Charles Hoffer.
ISBN
9781421445427
1421445425
9781421445434
Edition
Third edition.
Publication
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2023.
Copyright Notice Date
©2023
Physical Description
xiii, 595 pages : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white) ; 26 cm
Summary
"A history of early America that is continental in scope, inclusive in content, and intriguing in thematic argument, this course book describes the building of the nation and the daily lives of its people up to 1776. The author's main effort in revising the book for its third edition was to expand the geographical scope of the book"-- Provided by publisher.
Other formats
ebook version :
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
April 14, 2023
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
PART I. WORLDS IN MOTION
Chapter One. The First Americans
Chapter Two. Europe in the Age of Discovery, 1400-1500
Chapter Three. The Spanish Century, 1492-1588
Chapter Four. Rivals for the Northland: England and France in America
Chapter Five. The Planter Colonies
Chapter Six. A New England
Chapter Seven. The Middle Colonies
Chapter Eight. The Critical Years, 1675-1700
PART II. FROM PROVINCES OF EMPIRE TO A NEW NATION
Chapter Nine. The Empires Reinvented, 1660-1763
Chapter Ten. Provincial People and Places in the Eighteenth Century
Chapter Eleven. Common Pastimes and Elite Pursuits
Chapter Twelve. Mercantilism and Markets
Chapter Thirteen. The Last War and the Lost Peace, 1754-1763
Chapter Fourteen. A Nation in the Womb of Time, 1764-1775
Chapter Fifteen. Independence, War, and Republicanism, 1776-1783
Epilogue: The Way Ahead.
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