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Overview

The Human Tradition in Colonial America is an entertaining as well an enlightening book that brings the colonial period to life through the stories of the colorful participants who helped mold the British dependency that would eventually become the United States.

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Editorial Reviews

H-Net: Humanities and Social Science Reviews Online
Essay-like biographies of mostly little-known individuals provide a sharp contrast to highly integrated biographies of the conspicuous persons found in [other texts].
American Literature
Brief biographical portraits . . . portray the diversity of the social fabric of the period.
The Midwest Book Review
The Human Tradition in Colonial America is very highly recommended for all students of American colonial history.
H-Net: Humanities and Social Science Reviews Online
Essay-like biographies of mostly little-known individuals provide a sharp contrast to highly integrated biographies of the conspicuous persons found in [other texts].
Edward Countryman
A very rich collection that explores the enormous diversity of the people of colonial America. For all their differences they had one huge problem in common: trying to live in a difficult world that was new to them all. Here is the true beginning of Ameri
Midwest Book Review
The Human Tradition in Colonial America is very highly recommended for all students of American colonial history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780842027007
  • Publisher: Sr Books
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Series: Human Tradition in American History Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 342
  • Product dimensions: 0.71 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 6.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction: Meeting Colonial Americans Chapter 2 Alvar N?Òez Cabeza de Vaca: Conquistador and Sojourner Chapter 3 Squanto: Last of the Patuxet Chapter 4 Gabriel Sagard: A Franciscan among the Huron Chapter 5 Anne Hutchinson, the Puritan Patriarchs, and the Power of the Spirit Chapter 6 In Search of Pocahontas Chapter 7 Daniel Clocker's Adventure: From Servant to Freeholder Chapter 8 John Cotton Jr.: Wayward Puritan Minister? Chapter 9 Isabel Montour: Cultural Broker on the Frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania Chapter 10 Caspar Wistar: German-American Entrepreneur and Cultural Broker Chapter 11 Lewis Morris Jr.: British American Officeholder Chapter 12 Pierre Pouchot: A French Soldier Views America Chapter 13 George Whitefield: Transatlantic Revivalist Chapter 14 Samson Occom: Mohegan Leader and Cultural Broker Chapter 15 Susannah Johnson: Captive Chapter 16 Bryan Sheehan: Servant, Soldier, Fisherman Chapter 17 Olaudah Equiano: An African in Slavery and Freedom Chapter 18 Index

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