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Growth and Mastery: British North America, 1690–1748

Richard R. Johnson

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205630
eISBN:
9780191676710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205630.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

Fundamental to the growth and mastery of Britain were the stimuli that British North America received from its ties with Europe’s needs, distresses, and —especially —its conflicts. Of the period’s ... More


The Glorious Revolution and America

Richard S. Dunn

in The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.003.0020
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues to the contrary that the Glorious Revolution was a genuinely transatlantic phenomenon, and that the colonial protests against James II's style of government reshaped English ... More


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