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New Map of Empire How Britain Imagined America Before Independence

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ISBN-10: 0674972112

ISBN-13: 9780674972117

Edition: 2017

Authors: S. Max Edelson

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After the Treaty of Paris ended the Seven Years�e(tm) War in 1763, British America stretched from Hudson Bay to the Florida Keys, from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River, and across new islands in the West Indies. To better rule these vast dominions, Britain set out to map its new territories with unprecedented rigor and precision. Max Edelson�e(tm)s The New Map of Empire pictures the contested geography of the British Atlantic world and offers new explanations of the causes and consequences of Britain�e(tm)s imperial ambitions in the generation before the American Revolution. Under orders from King George III to reform the colonies, the Board of Trade dispatched surveyors to…    
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 4/24/2017
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

S. Max Edelson is Associate Professor of History at the University of Virginia.