Humanism and America: An Intellectual History of English Colonisation, 1500-1625

Humanism and America: An Intellectual History of English Colonisation, 1500-1625

by Andrew Fitzmaurice
     
 

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A major study of the impact of Renaissance humanism upon the English colonization of America.See more details below

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A major study of the impact of Renaissance humanism upon the English colonization of America.

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"This short book is packed with ideas.... Highly recommended." Choice

"A pioneering study of Renaissance Humanism's effect upon the English colonies of the New World." Renaissance Quarterly

"This is an enlightening book, and it is both compliment and criticism to say that I would it had been longer." Robert M. Bliss, University of Missouri-St. Louis, Journal of American History History

"This volume is a must for the understanding of the impact of humanist values on the development of English colonization in the New World." Renaissance Quarterly

"...a very good account of the ideology behind a large unsucessful series of colonial ventures not yet part of the inexorable sweep to the British Empire." Journal of Modern History Lesley B. Cormack, University of Alberta

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521036184
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2007
Series:
Ideas in Context Series, #67
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

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