Coming Over: Migration and Communication Between England and New England in the Seventeenth Century / Edition 1

Coming Over: Migration and Communication Between England and New England in the Seventeenth Century / Edition 1

by David Cressy
     
 

Coming Over discusses the English migration to New England in the seventeenth century.See more details below

Overview

Coming Over discusses the English migration to New England in the seventeenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521338509
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; List of figures and tables; List of abbreviations; 1. 'The excellency of the place': English impressions of New England; 2. 'A mixed multitude': the peopling of early New England; 3. 'Reasons moving this people to transplant themselves': migrant motives and decisions; 4. 'Needful provisions': the cost of emigration; 5. 'Promiscuous and disorderly departing out of the realm': the control of emigration; 6. 'The vast and furious ocean': shipboard socialisation and the Atlantic passage; 7. 'Occasions in England': debts, obligations and inheritances across the ocean; 8. 'A hankering desire for old England': homesickness, return visits and back migration; 9. 'A constant intercourse of letters': the transatlantic flow of information; 10. 'Dangerous and unsettled times': English news in New England; 11. 'The part of a kinsman': separation, reunion and the wider circle of kin; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.

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