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Sacred Borders: Continuing Revelation and Canonical Restraint in Early America

David Holland

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199753611
eISBN:
9780199895113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753611.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

What belongs in the Bible? Could a New World inspire new chapters of scripture or render old ones obsolete? This book shows that these questions factored more prominently into early American history ... More


They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic

Kenneth Cohen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781501705496
eISBN:
9781501714214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705496.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

They Will Have Their Game explores how sports, drinking, gambling, and theater produced a sense of democracy while also reinforcing racial, gender, and class divisions in early America. Drawing on ... More


Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Christine M. DeLucia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book reassesses the nature and meanings of King Philip’s War (1675-1678), a major Indigenous resistance movement and colonial conflict that pervasively reshaped the American Northeast and has ... More


Unscripted America: Indigenous Languages and the Origins of a Literary Nation

Sarah Rivett

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190492564
eISBN:
9780190492595
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190492564.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

From their earliest encounters in the Americas, Europeans struggled to make sense of the words spoken by the numerous indigenous tribes that surrounded them. Unscripted America recounts a colonial ... More


Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Daniel Livesay

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book traces the lives of more than three hundred mixed-race Jamaicans who left the Caribbean for Britain in the eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries. Born to free and enslaved women of ... More


Counting Bodies: Population in Colonial American Writing

Molly Farrell

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780190277314
eISBN:
9780190277338
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190277314.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature

Quantifiable citizenship—in the form of birth certificates, census forms, and immigration quotas—is so ubiquitous that today it appears ahistorical. Yet before the modern colonial era, there was ... More


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