The Faultlines of Empire: Political Differentiation in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, 1760-1830 (New World in the Atlantic World Series)

The Faultlines of Empire: Political Differentiation in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia, 1760-1830 (New World in the Atlantic World Series)

by Elizabeth Mancke
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415950015

ISBN-13: 9780415950015

Pub. Date: 09/01/2004

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Fault Lines of Empire is a fascinating comparative study of two communities in the early modern British Empire—one in Massachusetts, the other in Nova Scotia. Elizabeth Mancke focuses on these two locations to examine how British attempts at reforming their empire impacted the development of divergent political customs in the United States and

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Overview

The Fault Lines of Empire is a fascinating comparative study of two communities in the early modern British Empire—one in Massachusetts, the other in Nova Scotia. Elizabeth Mancke focuses on these two locations to examine how British attempts at reforming their empire impacted the development of divergent political customs in the United States and Canada.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415950015
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Series:
New World in the Atlantic World Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
226
Sales rank:
1,284,141
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Corporate structure and private interest : the mid-eighteenth-century expansion of New England7
2Liverpool, Machias, and the North Atlantic region : an historical, demographic, and economic profile29
3Dividing the land45
4Choosing sides : Liverpool and Machias and the imperial conflict65
5Bearing arms : the military involvement of Liverpool and Machias in the American Revolution83
6The transformation of New England congregationalism109
7The structure and functions of local government139

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