1 edition of An empire of small places found in the catalog.
An empire of small places
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Series||Early American places|
|LC Classifications||E99.C55 P38 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0820343463, 0820343471|
|ISBN 10||9780820343464, 9780820343471|
|LC Control Number||2012019929|
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The empire is also a landscape of commerce that developed locally and largely eluded British control at the hands of merchants, traders. In An Empire of Small Places, Robert Paulett examines this interaction over the course of the eighteenth century, drawing attention to the ways that conceptions of space competed, overlapped, and changed.
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In An Empire of Small Places, Robert Paulett examines this interaction over the course of the eighteenth century, drawing attention to the ways that conceptions of space competed, overlapped, and changed. He encourages us to understand the early American South as a landscape made by interactions among American Indians, European Americans, and Cited by: 3.
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