Converging Worlds Communities and Cultures in Colonial America, A Sourcebook

by Louise A. (Kansas State University, USA) Breen

Converging Worlds Communities and Cultures in Colonial America, A Sourcebook Synopsis

Providing a survey of colonial American history both regionally broad and Atlantic in coverage, Converging Worlds presents the most recent research in an accessible manner for undergraduate students. The ideal accompaniment to Converging Worlds: Communities and Cultures in Colonial America, this Sourcebook is a collection of primary documents that contextualize and bring to life the exciting narrative of early America. The expert authors of each chapter have hand-picked multiple documents corresponding with the same chapter in the textbook to help students delve deeper into the diverse geographic regions and variety of topics covered in this time period, including: Letters Pamphlets and newspaper articles Excerpts from diaries Patents and charters Court records And much more! While the Sourcebook and text make a perfectly integrated package, the Sourcebook also features general introductions and section introductions framing the documents, so students can easily use it on its own to explore the vast colonial world up close. In addition to the helpful maps, timelines, and further resources available for students on the companion site, instructors will have access to the full text of many of the documents included in the Sourcebook. For additional information and classroom resources please visit the Converging Worlds companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/breen.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780415964975
Publication date: 1st February 2012
Author: Louise A. (Kansas State University, USA) Breen
Publisher: Routledge an imprint of Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 408 pages
Categories: Early modern history: c 1450/1500 to c 1700, History of the Americas, Colonialism & imperialism,

About Louise A. (Kansas State University, USA) Breen

Louise A. Breen is Associate Professor of History at Kansas State University. She is the author of Transgressing the Bounds: Subversive Enterprises among the Puritan Elite in Massachusetts, 1630-1692.

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