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The Quaker Colonies By Sydeny G. Fisher
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Overview of the settlement and governance of the colonies of Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, including politics of the Penn Family. Much on ethnic groups who settled these colonies and their... More > relgious faiths as well. Fully indexed. Hardcover.< Less
The Colonial Virginian By R. A. Brock
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This is R. A. Brock's address to the Geographical and Historical Society of Richmond College, delivered in October 1891. Brock was president of the Virginia Historical Society at the time. ... More > Illustrations and index added.< Less
The Colonial Cavalier By Maud Wilder Goodwin
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The Colonial Cavalier Or Southern Life Before the Revolution written by Maud Wilder Goodwin. Illustrated by Harry Edwards. Published by Lovell, Coryell & Company in 1894. This little volume... More > makes no pretensions to the dignity of a history. It aims only, through local gossip and homely details of life and customs, to open a side-door, through which we may, perchance, gain a sense< Less
Mars Colony By Charles Roland Berry
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Ten billion dollars might not change the course of human history, but it was worth a try. When five aging billionaires formed the Cartel, they all agreed humanity's past was a muddle, a vast bloody... More > wasteland, with only a few bright moments of inspiration. Humanity's self-definition needed some work, and that work was not being done on Earth. Over a decade, the Cartel bought everything required to send one-hundred-seventy-five people, with one giant leap of faith, to colonize Mars. In 2014, three ships left Earth to rendezvous ten thousand miles past the Moon. Here twenty agile astronauts transformed thirty modules to create one unified ship, the Erasmus. Eight meters high in most places, eighty meters wide and eight hundred meters in length, this ship would transport the colonists, and remain in orbit around Mars...just in case someone wanted to come back. Most of the crew had no intention of coming back.< Less
The History of the Thirteen Colonies of North America By Reginald W. Jeffery
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Object of Reginald W. Jeffery in this small book to put into a handy form a short narrative of the History of the Thirteen Colonies. In the limited space at Author command he have endeavoured to give... More > as often as possible the actual words of contemporaries, hoping that the reader may thereby be tempted to search further for himself amongst the mass of documentary evidence which still needs so much careful study. He cannot send this book into the world without acknowledging his indebtedness to both the Beit Professor of Colonial History, Mr H. E. Egerton, and the Beit Lecturer on Colonial History, Mr W. L. Grant, whose kind suggestions have proved most valuable. At the same time he must thank Mr E. L. S. Horsburgh, for by his action the writing of this little work was made possible.< Less
A Brief History of Colonialism in Africa By Shivanand Yalala
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This work of magnitude gives immense joy and happiness to me since the history of Africa is vast and interesting to the outsiders like me. The human mankind ‘Lucy’ Astralopethicus ... More > Afarensis existed in the land of Ethiopia. There are lots of things to be known about the history of African Continent. It gives information from middle age to modern period, which will help to understand the pre and post colonialism in Africa.< Less
A Brief History of Colonialism in Africa By Shivanand Yalala
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This work of magnitude gives immense joy and happiness to me since the history of Africa is vast and interesting to the outsiders like me. The human mankind ‘Lucy’ Astralopethicus ... More > Afarensis existed in the land of Ethiopia. There are lots of things to be known about the history of African Continent. It gives information from middle age to modern period, which will help to understand the pre and post colonialism in Africa.< Less
THIRTEEN COLONIES The Real History of America By Robert Joseph Napoli
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This is a history book, which details the founding of America. It covers in detail how America was colonized and the expansion of the original colonies in the New World. It is not a work with a... More > political agenda, rather a compilation of the real facts which shaped the continent and the real history of how North America evolved prior to the American Revolution.< Less
American History Vol. V Wars of the Colonies By Jacob Abbott
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Starting with a brief recapitulation of the establishment of the thirteen colonies along the Atlantic seaboard of North America, this volume then details the interactions—in war and... More > peace—of the early European settlers with the Indians and with each other. The major early Indian wars—with the Pequot and King Philip—are discussed in little-known but fascinating detail. Included are many action-packed anecdotes of life on the frontier, the hardships of pioneer life—and duplicity and strife between Indian and European. The British conquest of Canada from the French is then dealt with, ending with the deaths of both French and English commanding generals at the battle for Quebec. Finally the war with the famous Indian chief Pontiac is reviewed, along with dramatic events such as the Deerfield Massacre and the cunning strategies employed by Pontiac to exact many victories over the Europeans until his final—and inevitable—defeat.< Less
American History Vol. V Wars of the Colonies By Jacob Abbott
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Starting with a brief recapitulation of the establishment of the thirteen colonies along the Atlantic seaboard of North America, this volume then details the interactions—in war and... More > peace—of the early European settlers with the Indians and with each other. The major early Indian wars—with the Pequot and King Philip—are discussed in little-known but fascinating detail. Included are many action-packed anecdotes of life on the frontier, the hardships of pioneer life—and duplicity and strife between Indian and European. The British conquest of Canada from the French is then dealt with, ending with the deaths of both French and English commanding generals at the battle for Quebec. Finally the war with the famous Indian chief Pontiac is reviewed, along with dramatic events such as the Deerfield Massacre and the cunning strategies employed by Pontiac to exact many victories over the Europeans until his final—and inevitable—defeat.< Less