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Introduction

Colin G. Calloway

in White People, Indians, and Highlanders: Tribal People and Colonial Encounters in Scotland and America

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195340129
eISBN:
9780199867202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340129.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Introduction sets out the scope and themes of the book. It examines areas of similarity in the culture, perceptions, and experiences of Highland Scots and American Indians and discusses ... More


A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Nancy Shoemaker

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The relationship between American Indians and Europeans on America's frontiers is typically characterized as one of profound cultural difference. This book contains six chapters titled “Land,” ... More


Land

Nancy Shoemaker

in A Strange Likeness: Becoming Red and White in Eighteenth-Century North America

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195167924
eISBN:
9780199788996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167924.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

American Indians and Europeans both conceived of landscapes as places where history happened and used this association between land and memory to construct national, or collective identities. They ... More


INTRODUCTION: Political Mobilization in the Urban Landscape

Benjamin L. Carp

in Rebels Rising: Cities and the American Revolution

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195304022
eISBN:
9780199788606
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195304022.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins by describing the eighteenth‐century American city and its cultural landscape. The introduction discusses the social, economic, political, cultural, and military importance of the ... More


Landscapes of the New Republic at Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Anna O. Marley

in Building the British Atlantic World: "Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626826
eISBN:
9781469628066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626826.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In 1786 future United States presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson embarked together upon a summer tour through the great estates and gardens of England. Scholars have noted the influence this ... More


Conflict and Civil Establishments 1783–1793

John L. Brooke

in Columbia Rising: Civil Life on the Upper Hudson from the Revolution to the Age of Jackson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833230
eISBN:
9781469600949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833230.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the new civil landscape taking shape as Martin Van Buren and Hannah Goes entered early childhood in the mid-1780s. The public face of their upper Hudson world was changing in ... More


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