British Atlantic, American frontier spaces of power in early modern British America by Stephen Hornsby

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Published by University Press of New England in Hanover [N.H.] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • North America,
  • West Indies, British,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Agriculture -- North America -- History,
  • Agriculture -- West Indies, British -- History,
  • North America -- Geography,
  • West Indies, British -- Geography,
  • North America -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementStephen J. Hornsby ; with cartography by Michael J. Hermann.
ContributionsHermann, Michael, cartographer.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE40.5 .H67 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 307 p. :
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3294732M
ISBN 101584654260, 1584654279
LC Control Number2004016103

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