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Anglicanism and the British Empire, c.1700-1850

Rowan Strong

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199218042
eISBN:
9780191711527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199218042.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This book demonstrates that British imperialism was integrally connected to British religion. Using published sources, the book identifies the construction, development, and ingredients of a public ... More


Registration of Identities in Early Modern English Parishes and amongst the English Overseas

Simon Szreter

in Registration and Recognition: Documenting the Person in World History

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780197265314
eISBN:
9780191760402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265314.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

From 1538 the new Protestant church of Henry VIII provided a system of registration of baptisms, marriages, and burials in all parishes of England and Wales. This chapter re-examines the original ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume IV: The Twentieth Century

Judith Brown and Wm Roger Louis (eds)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205647
eISBN:
9780191676727
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205647.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book, which is volume IV in a series, is an assessment of the British Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. This series helps to understand ... More


Colonial Law, 1600s–1770s

John B. Nann and Morris L. Cohen

in The Yale Law School Guide to Research in American Legal History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300118537
eISBN:
9780300235685
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300118537.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter explores the sources and techniques useful for finding information about the legal culture and law of individual colonies. While the rights and laws of England were the primary source of ... More


The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume V: Historiography

Robin Winks (ed.)

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205661
eISBN:
9780191676741
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205661.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This series is an assessment of the British Empire in the light of recent scholarship and the progressive opening of historical records. From the founding of colonies in North America ... More


Introduction: Amsterdam's Intimate Atlantic

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter describes the growth of a small Dutch colony known as New Netherland, located on the mid-Atlantic coast of North America, in the 1650s. It also details the existence of ... More


An Essential Ingredient in American Independence

Andrew F. Smith

in Drinking History: Fifteen Turning Points in the Making of American Beverages

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231151177
eISBN:
9780231530996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231151177.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter describes events leading up to Britain’s passage of the Sugar Act in 1764, which imposed duties on North American imports of molasses, a key ingredient in the production of rum by New ... More


William III and Toleration

Jonathan I. Israel

in From Persecution to Toleration: The Glorious Revolution and Religion in England

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201960
eISBN:
9780191675102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201960.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

This chapter focuses on William III and his contribution to the cause of religious toleration and advancement of religious and intellectual programs in Britain, in the Dutch Republic, and in the ... More


“Goods, Wares, and Merchandise”: Amsterdam's Intimate Atlantic

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how kin and family played an essential role in the creation of the Dutch empire. Uncovering the work done by women and men tied by blood and marriage to those who sailed to ... More


The Cherokee War and Imperial Triumph

John T. Juricek

in Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses the events which led to the confrontation between English and the French and the Cherokee combined. It also takes into account the outcome of the realization of the Creeks of ... More


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