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Published: 08 November 2012

168 Pages | 8 b/w halftones, 3 maps

4-3/8 x 6-7/8 inches

ISBN: 9780199766239

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Colonial America: A Very Short Introduction

Alan Taylor

Very Short Introductions

  • Concisely covers the colonial experience on a continental scale, including English, Dutch, French and Spanish colonies throughout North America
  • Highlights the encounters of native with colonial peoples
  • Focuses on the relationship of people to their environments
  • Examines slavery and freedom in different colonial empires