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Empires of the Atlantic world [electronic resource] :Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830 / J.H. Elliott.

By: Elliott, J. H. (John Huxtable).
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, c2006Description: 1 online resource (xx, 546 p., [32] p. of plates) : ill. (some col.), maps (chiefly col.).ISBN: 9780300133554 (electronic bk.); 0300133553 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): British -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History | Spaniards -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History | HISTORY -- Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies) | HISTORY | America -- History -- To 1810 | Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History | Spain -- Colonies -- America -- History | America -- Colonization | United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 | ამერიკა-- კოლონიალიზმი ამერიკაშიGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 970/.02 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Worlds overseas. -- Intrusion and empire. Hernán Cortés and Christopher Newton ; Motives and methods. -- Occupying American space. Symbolic occupation ; Physical occupation ; Peopling the land. -- Confronting American peoples. A mosaic of peoples ; Christianity and civility ; Coexistence and segregation. -- Exploring American resources. Plunder and 'improvement' ; Labor supply ; Transatlantic economies. -- Crown and colonists. The framework of empire ; Authority and resistance. -- The ordering of society. Hierarchy and control ; Social antagonism and emerging elites. -- America as sacred space. God's providential design ; The church and society ; A plurality of creeds. -- Empire and identity. Transatlantic communities ; Creole communities ; Cultural communities. -- Societies on the move. Expanding populations ; Moving frontiers ; Slave and free. -- War and reform. The Seven Years War and imperial defence ; The drive for reform ; Redefining imperial relationships. -- Empires in crisis. Ideas in ferment ; A community divided ; A crisis contained. -- A new world in the making. The search for legitimacy ; The end of empire ; The emancipation of America ; Contrasting experiences.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [481]-516) and index.

Introduction: Worlds overseas. -- Intrusion and empire. Hernán Cortés and Christopher Newton ; Motives and methods. -- Occupying American space. Symbolic occupation ; Physical occupation ; Peopling the land. -- Confronting American peoples. A mosaic of peoples ; Christianity and civility ; Coexistence and segregation. -- Exploring American resources. Plunder and 'improvement' ; Labor supply ; Transatlantic economies. -- Crown and colonists. The framework of empire ; Authority and resistance. -- The ordering of society. Hierarchy and control ; Social antagonism and emerging elites. -- America as sacred space. God's providential design ; The church and society ; A plurality of creeds. -- Empire and identity. Transatlantic communities ; Creole communities ; Cultural communities. -- Societies on the move. Expanding populations ; Moving frontiers ; Slave and free. -- War and reform. The Seven Years War and imperial defence ; The drive for reform ; Redefining imperial relationships. -- Empires in crisis. Ideas in ferment ; A community divided ; A crisis contained. -- A new world in the making. The search for legitimacy ; The end of empire ; The emancipation of America ; Contrasting experiences.

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