Overview

Colonialism

Return to overview »

You are looking at 1-7 of 7 entries

View:

Colonial Rebellions and Armed Civil Unrest

Colonial Rebellions and Armed Civil Unrest (1607–1775)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

(1607–1775). ...

Rebellions and armed unrest did not so much punctuate as define the history of colonial British America.

Colonial Era Writing

Colonial Era Writing   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,560 words

In the period extending from the 1630s, when Anne Brad-street wrote her first poems, to 1779, when Judith Sargent ...

Colonialism

Colonialism   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Women's Writing in the United States

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
1,076 words

During the last two decades of the twentieth century, many literary scholars in the United States have turned their attention ...

Colonial Writing in America

Colonial Writing in America   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Literature

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
Length:
6,045 words

From the first, North America's natural grandeur offered European explorers and settlers ample ground to stir imaginative wonder. Virtually ignoring ...

colonial North America

colonial North America   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Irish History (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
793 words

The ‘thirteen mainland’ colonies which eventually formed the United States of America had distinctive individual histories. However, by the mid‐18th ...

Colonial Era.

Colonial Era.   Reference library

Charles L. Cohen

The Oxford Companion to United States History

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
History, Regional and National History
Length:
3,810 words

Perceptions of the “Colonial Era of the United States” are often Anglo-centric and teleological. The most usual periodization—from 1607 to either ...

Colonial Phase

Colonial Phase   Quick reference

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
Length:
75 words
[CP] ... A general term referring to the period c.ad 550–900 in North America, being one of the five main cultural‐historical stages defined for the archaeology of southwestern ... More

View: