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Private Plantation: The Political Economy of Land in Early Virginia

Paul Musselwhite

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In addition to the other momentous events of 1619, the year also marked the Virginia Company’s first widespread granting of private land to colonists. The private land grants have long been seen as a ... More


From John Smith to Adam Smith: Virginia and the Founding Conventions of English Long-Distance Settler Colonization

Jack P. Greene

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the long-term legacies of 1619 for the construction of an English settler colonial model. While contemporary Irish plantation projects gave the English colonizing movement ... More


The politics of hope in 1970s Britain: First Signs, Speech Day, The Gamekeeper, Tom Kite, The Price of Coal

David Forrest and Sue Vice

in Barry Hines: Kes, Threads and Beyond

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781784992620
eISBN:
9781526132208
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992620.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on a period of extremely fruitful aesthetic production for Hines, in terms of the novels and screenplays that followed A Kestrel for a Knave. During the 1970s, Hines’s political ... More


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