Colonial America: A History to 1763, 4th Edition
provides updated and revised coverage of the background, founding, and development of the thirteen English North American colonies.
- Fully revised and expanded fourth edition, with updated bibliography
- Includes new coverage of the simultaneous development of French, Spanish, and Dutch colonies in North America, and extensively re-written and updated chapters on families and women
- Features enhanced coverage of the English colony of Barbados and trans-Atlantic influences on colonial development
- Provides a greater focus on the perspectives of Native Americans and their influences in shaping the development of the colonies
Richard Middleton was for many years head of the American Studies department at Queen’s University, Belfast. He is the author of several books, including The Bells of Victory: The Pitt Newcastle Ministry and the Conduct of the Seven Years War (1985), and Pontiac’s War: Its Causes, Course and Consequences, 1763-1765 (2007). Now retired, Middleton is currently working on a book about the American War of Independence.
Anne Lombard is Associate Professor, California State University, San Marcos. She is the author of Making Manhood: Growing Up Male in Colonial New England (2003). Her current research examines riots and other forms of collective violence by white men in British America during the eighteenth century.