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The New Map of Empire

How Britain Imagined America before Independence

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$40.00 • £32.95 • €36.00

ISBN 9780674972117

Publication Date: 04/24/2017

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480 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

7 maps

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  • List of Maps*
  • A Note on the Maps
  • Introduction
  • 1. A Vision for American Empire
  • 2. Commanding Space after the Seven Years’ War
  • 3. Securing the Maritime Northeast
  • 4. Marking the Indian Boundary
  • 5. Charting Contested Caribbean Space
  • 6. Defining East Florida
  • 7. Atlases of Empire
  • Conclusion
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Map Bibliography
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index
  • * Maps
    • Detail from Emanuel Bowen, An Accurate Map of North America (London, 1763). From The National Archives of the UK, Open Government License v3.0
    • Detail from Daniel Paterson, “Cantonment of His Majesty’s Forces in N. America,” 1767, Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, Washington, DC, gm72002042
    • Detail from [Samuel Holland] and John Lewis, “A Plan of the Island of St. John in the Province of Nova Scotia,” 1765, The National Archives of the UK, Open Government License v3.0
    • Detail from John Pickens, “Boundary Line between the Province of South Carolina and the Cherokee Indian Country,” 1766, The National Archives of the UK, Open Government License v3.0
    • Detail from M. Pinel, Plan de l’Isle de la Grenade ([London], 1763). From Baldwin Collection, Toronto Public Library, 912.72984 J24
    • Detail from William De Brahm, “Special Chart of Cape Florida” [1765], Library of Congress Geography and Map Division, Washington, DC, 75693274
    • Detail from J. F. W. Des Barres, [Chart of Hell Gate, Oyster Bay and Huntington Bay,] 1778, in The Atlantic Neptune (London, 1777–[1781]). Map reproduction courtesy of the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library, Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection

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