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The Oxford History of the British Empire: Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

Nicholas Canny (ed.)

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205623
eISBN:
9780191676703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205623.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, British and Irish Modern History

This book, the first volume of the Oxford History of the British Empire series, explores the origins of empire. It shows how and why England, and later Britain, became involved with transoceanic ... More


After the Afterward

Laurent Dubreuil

David Fieni (ed.)

in Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This concluding chapter argues that, in order to get rid of a social and political prescription, one cannot claim to know nothing about it. Instead, it asserts that dominating parlance should become ... More


“Until the Land Was Understood”: Spaniards Confront La Florida, 1500–1600

Paul E. Hoffman

in La Florida: Five Hundred Years of Hispanic Presence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060118
eISBN:
9780813050485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060118.003.0004
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The chapter unpacks statements about Lucas Vázquez de Ayllón’s 1526 colonizing expedition as a guide to how the ecologies of the Southeast’s coasts and interior, and the patterns of Native American ... More


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