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Plymouth Colony to Plymouth County: The Land the Church the People - (1680-1690) By Cynthia Hagar Krusell
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This book investigates life in Plymouth Colony in the 1680-1690 decade that witnessed the formation of the county system in Plymouth Colony in 1685.The decade represented the beginning of the demise... More > of Plymouth Colony and the absorption of the Colony into the larger and more prominent Massachusetts Bay Colony. This study focuses on family life, the land, and the church in the original Plymouth County towns of Plymouth, Duxbury, Marshfield, Scituate, Bridgewater and Middleborough. The book is based on extensive use of land, court, and probate records< Less
North Carolina Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Ancestor Quilt Book By Marjorie Putnam
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Collection of antique quilts (with color plates and family stories) made by ancestors of members of NC Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
North Carolina Society Colonial Dames XVII Century Ancestor Quilt Book By Marjorie Putnam
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Collection of antique quilts (with color plates and family stories) made by ancestors of members of NC Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
Why did the White Fella Climb the Rock; God, Chaos and Colonialism By Geoffrey Crothall
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A travelogue of ideas that explores the world through a series of interlocking themes, focusing most intensely on the relationship between European colonialists and Indigenous people, the Invaders... More > and the Invaded. The Invader initially sought to control and civilise the Invaded, to impose order on chaos, but gradually and inevitably that imposed order began to unravel in a string of beautiful, horrifying, sacred and profane patterns. It is these patterns, layered and linked together, that form the book’s narrative so that fragments of coloured glass glinting in the desert light of South Africa transport us to the kaleidoscopic Watts Towers in South Central Los Angeles. And a comedy routine about flags takes us through Cambodia, Zimbabwe and Mexico. The book spans five continents and reflects the author’s own intellectual, emotional and spiritual journey over the last two decades.< Less
Why did the White Fella Climb the Rock; God, Chaos and Colonialism By Geoffrey Crothall
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A travelogue of ideas that explores the world through a series of interlocking themes, focusing most intensely on the relationship between European colonialists and Indigenous people, the Invaders... More > and the Invaded. The Invader initially sought to control and civilise the Invaded, to impose order on chaos, but gradually and inevitably that imposed order began to unravel in a string of beautiful, horrifying, sacred and profane patterns. It is these patterns, layered and linked together, that form the book’s narrative so that fragments of coloured glass glinting in the desert light of South Africa transport us to the kaleidoscopic Watts Towers in South Central Los Angeles. And a comedy routine about flags takes us through Cambodia, Zimbabwe and Mexico. The book spans five continents and reflects the author’s own intellectual, emotional and spiritual journey over the last two decades.< Less
A Brief Account of the Origin, Progress and Present State of the Colonial Settlements of Texas By
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A treatise by a Texan about the reasons for independence from Mexico. Written in 1836, gives some good accounts of Mexican politics from an Texan perspective.
A Historical Account of the Rise and Progress of the Colonies of South Carolina and Georgia By Alexander Hewatt
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Originally published in 1779, this classic work contains an exceedingly detailed account of the histories of the colonies of South Carolina and Georgia. Although the original text was published in... More > two separate volumes, this edition has combined both into one large publication. The substantial work details early American colonization and the first proprietors of the colonies, the hardships faced by the new settlers, the fundamental constitutions and early government, conflicts with England and France and some events of the Revolution.< Less
21st Century Freedom Colonies featuring Acres Homes By Priscilla T Graham
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The 21st Century Freedom Colonies Exhibit featuring Acres Homes is a visual editorial documentary designed to create awareness, inform, educate, and stimulate learning through positive imaging and... More > storytelling using photography and cinematography. Although Acres Homes was established in 1910, very few people are aware of the community’s contributions to society and that it is a freedom colony. The exhibit comprises a series of images and a feature film illuminating the historical significance and preservation of the Acres Homes community cultural heritage sites, people, places, and things by documenting and publishing a series of interviews, black and white, full color photographs, simple captions, and short feature films. The project is funded in part by the City of Houston and HAA Houston Art Alliance.< Less
Great Colonial America Projects You Can Build Yourself By Kris Bordessa
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Great Colonial America Projects You Can Build Yourself Kris Bordessa, Illustrated by Shawn Braley Great Colonial America Projects You Can Build Yourself introduces readers ages 9–12 to... More > colonial America through hands-on building projects that use common household supplies. From dyeing and spinning yarn to weaving cloth, from creating tin plates and lanterns to learning wattle and daub construction, Great Colonial America Projects You Can Build Yourself gives readers a chance to experience how colonial Americans lived, cooked, entertained themselves, and interacted with their neighbors. Detailed step-by-step instructions, diagrams, and templates for creating each project combine with historical facts and anecdotes, biographies, and trivia for the real-life models of each project. Together they give kids a first-hand look at the daily life of our American ancestors.< Less
The Popham Colony a discussion of its historical claims, with a bibliography of the subject By Frederic Kidder
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Frederic Kidder (April 16, 1804 – December 19, 1885) was an... More > American author and antiquarian. He was born in New Ipswich, New Hampshire, was mainly self-educated, and engaged in various business ventures in Boston and New York. He made special researches into the history of early New England times and families. He wrote: Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederic_Kidder< Less

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