Empire and identity : an eighteenth-century sourcebook / edited by Stephen H. Gregg.
- Empire & identity an eighteenth-century sourcebook
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan 2005
xvii, 246 pages ; 23 cm
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-246).
- Contents by theme -- Preface -- Acknowledgements -- Note on texts -- Introduction -- John Locke, from Two Treatises of Government (1690) -- Aphra Behn, from The Widow Ranter (1690) -- Charles Davenant, from 'On the Plantation Trade' (1698) -- Joseph Pitts, from A True and Faithful Account of the Religion and Manners of the Mohammetans ... with an Account of the Author's being taken Captive, and of his Escape (1704) -- Richard Steele, The Spectator, no. 11 (1711) ['Inkle and Yarico'] -- Jonathan Swift and Joseph Addison, The Spectator, no. 50 (1711) ['The Indian Kings'] -- Joseph Addison, The Spectator, no. 69 (1711) ['The Royal Exchange'] -- Alexander Pope, from Windsor Forest (1713) -- [Jocelyn], from An Essay on Money and Bullion (1718) -- Daniel Defoe, from Captain Singleton (1720), from A Plan of the English Commerce (1728) -- James Thomson, Britannia (1729) -- George Lillo, from The London Merchant (1731) -- James Thomson and David Mallet, 'Rule Britannia' (1740) -- John Dyer, from The Ruins of Rome (1740) -- Joseph Warton, from The Dyng Indian (1755) -- John Brown, from An Estimate of the Manners and Times (1757-58) -- Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, from Letters ... Written, during her Travels in Europe, Asia and Africa (1763) -- William Smith, from An Historical Account of the Expedition Agains the Ohio Indians (1766) -- James Albert Ukawsaw Gronniosaw, from A Narrative of the Most Remarkable Particulars in the Life of ... An African Prince (1770) -- Samuel Foote, The Nabob (1772) -- John Hawkesworth, from An Account of the Voyages ... in the Southern Hempisphere (1773) -- Phyllis Wheatley, from Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (1773) -- Edward Long, from The History of Jamaica (1774) -- Frances Burney, Letter to Mr Crisp [Omai's visit] (1774) -- Edmund Burke, from 'Speech ... for Conciliation with the Colonies' (1775) -- Adam Smith, from The Welath of Nations (1776) -- Janet Schaw, from Journal of a Lady of Quality. Being the Narrative of a Journey from Scotland to the West Indies, North Carolina, and Portugal (1774-76) -- Jemima Kindersley, from Letters from ... the East Indies (1777) -- James Cook, from A Voyage Towards the South Pole and Round the World (1777) -- Joseph Peart, from A Continuation of Hudibras in Two Cantos. Written in the Time of the Unhappy Contest between Great Britain and America (1778) -- Anna Seward, from Elegy on Captain Cook (1780) -- James Freeth, American Contest (1780), Bunker Hill (1780), The Contest (1782) -- Ignatius Sancho, from Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African (1782) -- Edmund Burke, from 'Speech on Fox's East-India Bill' (1784) -- Ottobah Cugoano from Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evil and Wicked Traffic of the Slavery and Commerce of the Human Species (1787) -- CODA John Freeth, Botany Bay (1790) -- Bibliography and further reading.
- Great Britain Colonies History 18th century ; Sources.
- Great Britain Foreign relations 18th century ; Sources.
- Imperialism History 18th century ; Sources.
- Grande-Bretagne Colonies Histoire 18e siècle ; Sources.
- Grande-Bretagne Relations extérieures 18e siècle ; Sources.
- Impérialisme Histoire 18e siècle ; Sources.
- British colonies.
- Diplomatic relations.
- Great Britain.
- Geschichte 1690-1790.
- Geschichte 1690-1790
- Gregg, Stephen H. 1960-
- Offering a clear introduction to the field and reflecting the latest research, this book brings together a wide range of 18th century texts and materials, including poems, plays, speeches and letters. The format is easy-to-use and contains helpful suggestions for further reading.
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