An Empire takes shape

selected articles on the origins of the old English colonial system

Publisher: Garland in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 333 Downloads: 980
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  • United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History.

Edition Notes

Statementedited with an introduction by Peter Charles Hoffer.
SeriesEarly American history ;, 4
ContributionsHoffer, Peter Charles, 1944-
LC ClassificationsE188.5 .E46 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 333 p. :
Number of Pages333
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2528727M
ISBN 100824062329
LC Control Number88004086

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