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Title Constructing Early Modern empires : proprietary ventures in the Atlantic world, 1500-1750 / edited by L.H. Roper and B. van Ruymbeke
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007


Description 1 online resource (vi 423 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series The Atlantic world, 1570-0542 ; 11
Atlantic world (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 11.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction (L.H. Roper and Bertrand van Ruymbeke); Chapter One Creating Colonial Brazil: the First Donatary Captaincies, or the System of Private Exclusivity (1534-1549) (Mickaël Augeron and Laurent Vidal); Chapter Two Adelantados and Encomenderos in Spanish America (Olivier Caporossi); Chapter Three Financiers, Factors, and French Proprietary Companies in West Africa, 1673-1713 (Kenneth J. Banks); Chapter Four Proprietorships in French North America (Leslie Choquette); Chapter Five French Louisiana in the Age of the Companies, 1712-1731 (Cécile Vidal)
Chapter Six French Proprietary Colonies in the Greater Caribbean, 1620s-1670s (Philip Boucher)Chapter Seven Power in the English Caribbean: the Proprietorship of Lord Willoughby of Parham (Sarah Barber); Chapter Eight Bubbles and Beggars and the Bodies of Laborers: the Georgia Trusteeship's Colonialism Reconsidered (James O'Neil Spady); Chapter Nine The Mason Patents: Conflict, Controversy, and the Quest for Authority in Colonial New Hampshire (David Dewar); Chapter Ten Dutch Proprietary Manors in America: the Patroonships in New Netherland (Jaap Jacobs)
Chapter Eleven New Jersey: the Long Lived Proprietary (Maxine N. Lurie)Chapter Twelve Calvert's Catholic Colony (Debra A. Meyers); Chapter Thirteen Conceiving an Anglo-American Proprietorship: Early South Carolina History in Perspective (L.H. Roper); List of Contributors; Index
Summary Presents essays on early modern Atlantic empires providing a comprehensive treatment of this vehicle of imperial formation and colonial development. This book contains studies ranging from South Carolina to Nieuw Nederland to French West Africa to Brasil, which broadens this discussion beyond British North America
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject HISTORY -- Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies)
Discoveries in geography -- European
Overzeese expansie.
Europe -- Colonies -- America -- History
Europe -- Colonies -- Africa -- History
Europe -- Colonies -- Commerce
Europe -- History -- 1945-
America -- Discovery and exploration -- European
Europe -- Colonies -- History
Atlantisch gebied.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
Author Roper, L. H. (Louis H.)
Van Ruymbeke, Bertrand, 1962-
ISBN 9789047419037