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COLONIAL STUDIES IN THE UNITED STATES DURING THE TWENTIETH CENTURY By

LOWELL JOSEPH RAGATZ, M.

A., Ph. D.

Associate Professor of History at the George Washington University ; Editor, the American Historical Association

The Americans have developed tremendous interest in colonial history during the past three decades. This long neglected field is now undergoing assiduous cultivation and rich has been the harvest. The subject was, of course, studied after a fashion before 1900. But the antiquarian approach then prevailed, attention center ed on North America and more especially the Atlantic seaboard, and the tendency was to view the peopling of that geographically restricted area as an isolated phenomenon in world history rather than as merely part of a general movement among all western peoples. Likewise, under smug, self-righteous New England influence, Great Britain was portrayed as a blundering, despotic motherland while France, Spain, Holland and Portugal were depicted as colossal failures in empire building. It required the twentieth century concepts of the expansion of Europe, of commerce as the dominant force

Bibliographie d'histoire coloniale ( 1900-1930 )  

Auteur : Alfred Martineau, Roussier, Tramond / Partie 1 d'un ouvrage patrimonial de la bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la d...

Bibliographie d'histoire coloniale ( 1900-1930 )  

Auteur : Alfred Martineau, Roussier, Tramond / Partie 1 d'un ouvrage patrimonial de la bibliothèque numérique Manioc. Service commun de la d...

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