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War, Politics, and Colonization, 1558–1625

John C. Appleby

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/9780198205623.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

The achievements of the period failed to match the expectations of a new generation of colonial expansionists, such as Richard Hakluyt, who envisaged the creation of an English Empire in America to ... More


Chapter Five. Making Money in the English Atlantic Economy

LARRY GRAGG

in 'Englishmen Transplanted': The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253890
eISBN:
9780191719806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253890.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter follows the efforts of planters to learn about and to develop a consistently profitable cash crop from the early struggles with tobacco, cotton, indigo, and ginger to the remarkable ... More


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

Andrew Lipman

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book presents the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of coast ... More


Empire: From Beginning to End

David Bates

in The Normans and Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674411
eISBN:
9780191752339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674411.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

The detachment of ethnicity from empire means that it is no longer possible to label the empire as ‘Norman’. It is culturally multiple. That it is associated with human agency and not with identity ... More


“Those Curious Manufactures That Empire Affords”: India Goods and Early English Expansion

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

At the beginning of the seventeenth century, many imperial thinkers, Lord Mayors, and adventurers in England thought of America and India together, and of America as a type of India. America seemed ... More


“That Crimson Stream of Blood”: The Imperial Turn of the English Revolution

John Donoghue

in Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the imperial turn of the English Revolution, when the English state, through legislation and force of arms, undertook the first systematic attempt to consolidate Ireland and ... More


Competing Visions of Empire: Labor, Slavery, and the Origins of the British Atlantic Empire

Abigail L Swingen

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300187540
eISBN:
9780300189445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300187540.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the connections betweenthe origins of the English empire and unfree laborby exploring how England’s imperial designs influenced contemporary politics and debates about labor, ... More


Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.001.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

According to his kin, John Wompas was “no sachem,” although he claimed that status to achieve his economic and political ends. He drew on the legal and political practices of both Indians and the ... More


Introduction

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the notorious figure of John Wompas, also known as John White. Upsetting expectations is emblematic of Wompas's entire life. He was a ... More


“The Axe Is Laid to the Root”: Freedom against Slavery in the Revolutionary Atlantic

John Donoghue

in Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Chapter Seven follows Coleman Street Ward’s merchant revolutionaries as they helped steer the Republic on its westward course of empire, a journey that accelerated the rise of slave societies in the ... More


“Royall Protection”: John Wompas, Subject Status, and the English Crown

Jenny Hale Pulsipher

in Swindler Sachem: The American Indian Who Sold His Birthright, Dropped Out of Harvard, and Conned the King of England

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300214932
eISBN:
9780300235548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300214932.003.0010
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter focuses on John Wompas's residence in London, which allowed him to make new friends and acquaintances. As he had done before, he drew on them for financial and emotional support and ... More


Planters, the State, and the Restoration City

Paul Musselwhite

in Urban Dreams, Rural Commonwealth: The Rise of Plantation Society in the Chesapeake

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226585284
eISBN:
9780226585314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585314.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter traces the way in which Chesapeake political elites sought to use new kinds of refined urban spaces to secure their place within the Restoration vision of empire. It begins by examining ... More


Urban Dreams, Rural Commonwealth: The Rise of Plantation Society in the Chesapeake

Paul Musselwhite

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226585284
eISBN:
9780226585314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226585314.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book argues that repeated waves of frustrated urban development in the colonial Chesapeake region were critical to framing the political and economic structures of the region’s plantation ... More


Networking Statelessness in a Bordered World: Foreign Smugglers

Jesse Cromwell

in The Smugglers' World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636887
eISBN:
9781469636948
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636887.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 4 investigates Dutch, English, and French smugglers who traded with Venezuelan subjects. Historians know very little about the social composition and trading methods of early modern ... More


The Impact of Colonialism and Nationalism in the Archaeology of Thailand

Rasmi Shoocongdej

in Selective Remembrances: Archaeology in the Construction, Commemoration, and Consecration of National Pasts

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226450582
eISBN:
9780226450643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226450643.003.0014
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This chapter examines how the dynamics of nationalism affect the nature of archaeological research in Southeast Asia, focusing on Thailand. It argues that the Thai state was caught between expanding ... More


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