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1607: Jamestown and the New World

By: Dennis Montgomery

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: March 2007

Seller ID: 18098

ISBN: 074255838X

Condition: New


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Fierce Communion: Family and Community in Early America (Harvard Historical Studies)

By: Helena M. Wall

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Harvard University Press: August 1995

Seller ID: 17929

ISBN: 0674299590

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Helena Wall shows what life was like in colonial America, a culture where individuals and family were subordinated to the demands of the community. Using local town, church, and especially court records from every colony, she examines the division of authority between family and community throughout colonial America. Although this close relationship and its consequences for private life bred many tensions and conflicts, the premises and conditions of that interdependent association persisted even into the nineteenth century. Wall sketches the subsequent changes and outlines the new arrange... View more info

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A Land As God Made It: Jamestown and the Birth of America

By: James Horn

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Basic Books: September 2006

Seller ID: 18036

ISBN: 0465030955

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Although it was the first permanent English settlement in North America, Jamestown is too often overlooked in the writing of American history. Founded thirteen years before the "Mayflower" sailed, Jamestown's courageous settlers have been overshadowed ever since by the pilgrims of Plymouth. But as historian James Horn demonstrates in this vivid and meticulously researched account, Jamestown-not Plymouth-was the true crucible of American history. Jamestown introduced slavery into English-speaking North America; it became the first of England's colonies to adopt a representative government; and ... View more info

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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic That Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics

By: Stephen Coss

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: March 2017

Seller ID: 18244

ISBN: 147678311X

Condition: New


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