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Negotiated Empires: Centers and Peripheries in the Americas, 1500-1820 / Edition 1
     

Negotiated Empires: Centers and Peripheries in the Americas, 1500-1820 / Edition 1

by Christine Daniels, Michael V. Kennedy, Amy Turner Bushnell, Jack P. Greene
 

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ISBN-10: 0415925398

ISBN-13: 9780415925396

Pub. Date: 06/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

In this innovative volume, leading historians of the early modern Americas examine the subjects of early modern, continuing colonization, and the relations between established colonies and frontiers of settlement.
Their original essays about centers and peripheries in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and British America invite comparison.

Overview

In this innovative volume, leading historians of the early modern Americas examine the subjects of early modern, continuing colonization, and the relations between established colonies and frontiers of settlement.
Their original essays about centers and peripheries in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Dutch, and British America invite comparison.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415925396
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
06/28/2002
Series:
New World in the Atlantic World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Peripheries, Centers, and the Construction of Early Modern American Empires: An Introduction1
Gates, Patterns, and Peripheries: The Field of Frontier Latin America15
Integral to Empire: The Vital Peripheries of Colonial Spanish America29
Reconsidering the Center: Puebla and Mexico City, 1550-165043
Colonial Centers, Colonial Peripheries, and the Economic Agency of the Spanish State59
Bourbons and Barbaros: Center and Periphery in the Reshaping of Spanish Indian Policy79
Centers and Peripheries in the Luso-Brazilian World, 1500-1808105
The Periphery of the Periphery? Vila Boa de Goias, 1780-1835143
Other Netherlands beyond the Sea: Dutch America between Metropolitan Control and Divergence, 1600-1795171
Center and Periphery in French North America193
The "Frontier Era" of the French Caribbean, 1620s-1690s207
Negotiating an Empire: Britain and Its Overseas Peripheries, c. 1550-1780235
Transatlantic Colonization and the Redefinition of Empire in the Early Modern Era: The British-American Experience267
Perceptions from the Periphery: Colonial American Views of Britain's Asiatic Empire, 1756-1783283
"Empire for Liberty" Center and Peripheries in Postcolonial America301
Notes on Contributors319
Index321

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