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SAVELLE, Max . Empires to Nations : Expansion in America, 1713-1824. Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, (1974). First Edition. 8vo, dark grey cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Volume 5 in the Europe and the World in the Age of Expansion series. Max Savelle (b. January 8, 1896, Mobile, Alabama - d. September 12, 1979, Seattle, Washington). "This history traces the growth of the Euroamerican societies in the Western Hemisphere during the eighteenth-century period of European expansion. Professor Savelle reviews the continuation and completion of the exploration of the American continent and describes the evolution of the New World empires of the English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Dutch, He devotes separate chapters to the development of the political structures of the colonies and the rivalries, wars, and diplomatic exchanges among the empires. He also reviews and analyzes the economic history of the colonial societies in their three-way relationships â¬ with their mother countries, with each other, and within themselves as regional or local entities. Final chapters are devoted to the birth and growth of national self-consciousness among the new societies." Contents Introduction; 1. The Completion of the European Occupation of the American Continent Territorial Distribution of the Euioamerican Colonial Empires, 1713 Rounding Out the Geographic Knowledge of the Continent 12 Conclusion Chapter 2. The Political Structures of the Euroamerican Empiies . . 24 General Characteristics ... 24 The Euroamerican Empires ... 29 Conclusion 3.International Aspects of the American Economy 47 ~ Production ... 50 Comme rce ... 60 4. The Economies of the Euroamerican Empires ........ 68 Brazil ... 69 Hispanoamerica ... 77 ( Francoamerica ... 85 Angloamerica ... 91 Dutch America . . , 101 5. American Society and the New American Societies . .. 103 Population . , . 103 The Ethnogiaphic Factor . . . 106 Empires to Na tions The Blacks and Slavery . . , 113 A Conglomerate Society ... 119 6. The International Relations of Rival American Empires 122 From Utrecht (1713)to Madrid (1721) ... 122 To the Treaty of Seville (1729) . . . 124 From Se ville to the War of Jenkins’ Ear (1739) . . . 125 To the Peace of Aix-la-Chapelle (1748) . . . 128 England, Spain, and Portugal, 1750-77 . . . 130 TheAnglo-French Cold War, 1748-54 . . . 135 American Impacts on the Developme nt of International Law . . . 138 Interimperial Relations in America . . . 143 The Seven Years War in America . . . 148 7. Religion in America in the Eighteenth Century : Religion in the Hemisphere - Religion in the Separate Empires - Conclusion. 8. America in the Eighteenth-Century Enlightenment ... 173 The European Enlightenment and America . . . 173 The Enlightenment inAmerica . . . 196 Conclusion . . . 209 9. The Independence of the United S tates : The Happy British Empire, ca. 1750 - Imperial Reform and Colonial Resistance - The World War for United States Independence - The Creation of tire First American Republic - The “Revolution” - A National Constitution -Conclusion. 10. The Ferment of Freedom: External Influences - The Internal Ferments - The Birdi of Nationalism - The French Revolution and the Americ an Ferment - The Independence of Haiti - Conclusion. 11. The Independence of Latin America : Hispanoamerica - Brazil - Conclusion. Epilogue With Selected Bibliography and Index. Very good. 30.00 $30
Title: Empires to Nations : Expansion in America, 1713-1824. First Edition.
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press , Minneapolis, 1974,:
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