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The Resource Before the Revolution : America's ancient pasts, Daniel K. Richter

Before the Revolution : America's ancient pasts, Daniel K. Richter

Label
Before the Revolution : America's ancient pasts
Title
Before the Revolution
Title remainder
America's ancient pasts
Statement of responsibility
Daniel K. Richter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work is an investigation of North American history in the seven centuries before the founding of the United States, looking at how the sequential cultural layers defined by people the author calls the progenitors, conquistadores, traders, planters, imperialists, and Atlanteans contributed to the society, culture, and politics of the U.S. as it emerged after the Revolutionary War. It includes sections on Albany, New York; Boston, Massachusetts; Charleston, South Carolina; corn; fur trade; Florida; Jamestown, Virginia; Maryland; Massachusetts Bay Colony; New York City; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; St. Augustine, Florida; and Virginia
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
973/.01
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E169.12
LC item number
.R497 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Before the Revolution : America's ancient pasts, Daniel K. Richter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Layered pasts -- Progenitors. Legacies of power from medieval North America -- Legacies of conquest from medieval Europe -- Conquistadores. Crusades of the Christ-bearers to the Americas -- Crusades of the Protestants to new worlds -- Traders. Native Americans and the power of trade -- Epidemics, war, and the remapping of a continent -- Planters. Searching for order in new and old England -- Planting patriarchy in New England and Virginia -- Dutch, French, Spanish, and English counterpoints -- Imperialists. Monarchical power reborn -- Planters besieged -- Revolution, war, and a new transatlantic order -- Atlanteans. Producing and consuming in an Atlantic empire -- People in motion, enslaved and free -- Contending for a continent -- Gloomy and dark days -- Present pasts
Control code
ocn666616380
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 502 pages, [44] pages of plates
Isbn
9780674055803
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010037881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)666616380
Label
Before the Revolution : America's ancient pasts, Daniel K. Richter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Layered pasts -- Progenitors. Legacies of power from medieval North America -- Legacies of conquest from medieval Europe -- Conquistadores. Crusades of the Christ-bearers to the Americas -- Crusades of the Protestants to new worlds -- Traders. Native Americans and the power of trade -- Epidemics, war, and the remapping of a continent -- Planters. Searching for order in new and old England -- Planting patriarchy in New England and Virginia -- Dutch, French, Spanish, and English counterpoints -- Imperialists. Monarchical power reborn -- Planters besieged -- Revolution, war, and a new transatlantic order -- Atlanteans. Producing and consuming in an Atlantic empire -- People in motion, enslaved and free -- Contending for a continent -- Gloomy and dark days -- Present pasts
Control code
ocn666616380
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
viii, 502 pages, [44] pages of plates
Isbn
9780674055803
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010037881
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)666616380

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