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Author Richter, Daniel K.
Title Before the Revolution [electronic resource] : America's ancient pasts / Daniel K. Richter.
Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2011.
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Description viii, 502 p., [14] p. of plates : ill., maps.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prologue : layered pasts -- Progenitors -- Legacies of power from medieval North America -- Legacies of conquest from medieval Europe -- Conquistadores -- Crusades of the Christ-bearers to the Americas -- Crusades of the protestants to new worlds -- Traders -- Native Americans and the power of trade -- Epidemics, war, and the remapping of a continent -- Planters -- Searching for order in new and old England -- Planting patriarchy in New England and Virginia -- Dutch, French, Spanish, and English counterpoints -- Imperialists -- Monarchical power reborn -- Planters besieged -- Revolution, war, and a new transatlantic order -- Atlanteans -- Producing and consuming in an Atlantic empire -- People in motion, enslaved and free -- Contending for a continent -- Gloomy and dark days -- Epilogue : present pasts.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject United States -- Civilization.
United States -- Civilization -- Indian influences.
United States -- Civilization -- European influences.
United States -- Civilization -- African influences.
America -- History -- To 1810.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780674055803 (alk. paper)
0674055802 (alk. paper)
9780674061248 (e-book)
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