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Acts of Navigation, 1647–1674

Andrew Lipman

in The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the years after the Pequot War and Kieft's War. During this period, villages began rising across the shoreline, some on the exact places where Indian towns had been recently ... More


Introduction: Early Modern Ireland

T. W. Moody

in A New History of Ireland: Early Modern Ireland 1534-1691

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199562527
eISBN:
9780191701849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562527.003.0024
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The period covered by this volume saw the effective conquest of all Ireland by the English state. The medieval conquest that had begun with the Anglo-Norman invasion of 1169 had never been complete. ... More


Which Man's Land? Conflict and Competition in Pequot Country

Walter W. Woodward

in Prospero's America: John Winthrop, Jr., Alchemy, and the Creation of New England Culture, 1606-1676

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807833018
eISBN:
9781469603070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895931_woodward.9
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the two conflicts that surfaced with explosive force in New England in 1637, which reverberated with particular impact on John Winthrop, Jr.'s new plantation in the mid-1640s. ... More


Before Eminent Domain: Toward a History of Expropriation of Land for the Common Good

Susan Reynolds

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833537
eISBN:
9781469604282
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895863_reynolds
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This book presents a history of expropriation of land for the common good in Europe and North America from medieval times to 1800. It contextualizes the history of an important legal doctrine ... More


Antecedents

David J. Bodenhamer

in The Revolutionary Constitution

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199360444
eISBN:
9780190254339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199360444.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter considers the roots of American constitutionalism. Topics discussed include the conflict over the proper division between power and liberty that ran through English history during the ... More


Introduction

Heather Miyano Kopelson

in Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479805006
eISBN:
9781479814268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805006.003.0013
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book explores the intersections of race, gender, religion, and the body in the puritan Atlantic during the seventeenth century. Focusing on three English colonies in the Atlantic world—Bermuda, ... More


The limits of the light: silence and slavery in Quaker narratives of journeys to America and Barbados

Hilary Hinds

in George Fox and Early Quaker Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719081576
eISBN:
9781781702383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719081576.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter focuses on the seventeenth-century Quaker presence in transatlantic English colonies in the Caribbean and North America. Its starting point is a puzzling discrepancy between Quaker ... More


Gentlemen and Soldiers: Competing Visions of Manhood in Early Jamestown

John Gilbert Mccurdy

in New Men: Manliness in Early America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727805
eISBN:
9780814728475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727805.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

On May 14, 1607, 104 men and boys landed on a small peninsula in the Chesapeake and established Jamestown. The colonists sailed not for themselves but for the Virginia Company, whose shareholders ... More


Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America

Peter C. Mancall

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110548
eISBN:
9780300135275
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110548.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... More


“An Unfeeling Traffick”: The Intercolonial Movement of Slaves in the British Caribbean, 1807–1833

Hilary McD. Beckles

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0011
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses how stakeholders of the plantation system were divided after 1807 with respect to its economic condition, viability, and responsiveness to meaningful social reform. The ... More


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