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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 15 new and published books in the subject of Colonial America — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Witchcraft Sourcebook

    Second Edition

    Edited by Brian P. Levack

    The Witchcraft Sourcebook, now in its second edition, is a fascinating collection of documents that illustrates the development of ideas about witchcraft from ancient times to the eighteenth century. Many of the sources come from the period between 1400 and 1750, when more than 100,000 people -...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Colonial Wars of North America, 1512-1763 (Routledge Revivals)

    An Encyclopedia

    By Alan Gallay

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1996, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference resource that pulls together a vast amount of material on a rich historical era, presenting it in a balanced way that offers hard-to-find facts and detailed information. The volume was the first encyclopedic account of the...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  3. American National Pastimes - A History

    Edited by Mark Dyreson, Jaime Schultz

    Series: Sport in the Global Society - Historical perspectives

    When the colonies that became the USA were still dominions of the British Empire they began to imagine their sporting pastimes as finer recreations than even those enjoyed in the motherland. From the war of independence and the creation of the republic to the twenty-first century, sporting pastimes...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Benjamin Franklin

    American Founder, Atlantic Citizen

    By Nathan R. Kozuskanich

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Known for his influential role in the debates that established the founding documents of the United States, Benjamin Franklin was not only an astute politician, but also an Atlantic citizen whose commitment to the American cause was informed by years spent in England and France. The life of this...

    Published October 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Colonial Roots

    Settlement to 1783

    By Jeffrey H. Hacker

    Series: History Through Literature

    Colonial Roots: Settlement to 1783, the first volume in the six-title series History Through Literature: American Voices, American Themes, provides insights and analysis regarding the history, literature, and cultural climate of the nation's formative era. It brings together informational text and...

    Published November 30th 2013 by Routledge

  6. John Winthrop

    Founding the City Upon a Hill

    By Michael Parker

    Series: Routledge Historical Americans

    Puritan politician, lawyer, and lay theologian John Winthrop fled England in 1630 when it looked like Charles I had successfully blocked all hopes of passing Puritan-inspired reforms in Parliament. Leading a migration, he came to New England in the hopes of creating an ideal Puritan community...

    Published October 15th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Early North America in Global Perspective

    Edited by Philip D. Morgan, Molly A. Warsh

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Early North American history is a field in flux. In the last thirty years, the field of Atlantic History has transformed scholarly studies of colonial America, bringing to light the many connections linking the Americas to Africa and Europe. Recently, though, historians have begun to question the...

    Published September 5th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The American Revolution Reader

    Edited by Denver Brunsman, David J Silverman

    Series: Routledge Readers in History

    The American Revolution Reader is a collection of leading essays on the American revolutionary era from the eve of the imperial crisis through George Washington’s presidency. Articles have been chosen to represent classic themes, such as the British-colonial relationship during the eighteenth...

    Published August 5th 2013 by Routledge

  9. North American Borderlands

    Edited by Brian DeLay

    Series: Rewriting Histories

    Since the early colonial period, historians have been fascinated with North America’s borderlands – places where people interacted across multiple, independent political and legal systems. Today the scholarship on these regions is more robust and innovative than ever before. North American...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Converging Worlds Text and Sourcebook Bundle

    By Louise Breen

    Published March 16th 2012 by Routledge