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BIBLIOGRAPHIE COLONIALE

The southern mainland of British America, and particularly Virginia and Maryland, have proven exceedingly popular with colonial specialists. Bruce has portrayed the institutional history and social life of Virginia in the 1600's, Flippin its royal government, Wertenbaker the life of the planters, Edith Sale the great estates, Baker-Crothers its position in the French and Indian War, and Harrell its loyalist sentiments. Hall has written on the Maryland Palatinate, Mereness on proprietary rule in the colony, and Gould and Margaret Morriss on commerce and transportation there. Mc Cain's Georgia as a Proprietary Province, Raper's study of the colonial government of North Carolina, and South Carolina as a Royal Province, by Smith, amply repay careful reading. The middle colonies, on the other hand, have been singularly neglected. Sydney Fisher's Quaker Colonies is a feeble effort. Goodwin's Dutch and English on the Hudson is not a finished work. However, Tanner's The Province of New Jersey, E. J. Fisher's New Jersey as a Royal Province and Becker's Political Parties in the Province of New York, marked by thoroughness and broad grasp of the subjects, demonstrate the possibilities of the area. It is inconceivable that these will not soon be exploited. New England has, as always, proven a fertile field for original investigation and many works of outstanding merit have resulted. The Massachussetts Bay Company and its Predecessors, by Frances Rose-Troup, brought much interesting material to light. Peabody's Merchant Venturers of Old Salem sets forth the wide ramifications of colonial commerce. Mc Farland's History of the New England Fisheries is the first adequate treatment of this most important subject. Miss Barnes' Dominion of New England is one of the most notable contributions to the entire literature of our period. Akagi's study of the New England proprietors is a pioneer work. Fry's New Hampshire as a Royal Province should likewise be mentioned. Writings on the Revolution have been numerous and, with but few exceptions, reveal the influence of Van Tyne, discussed above. The tendency today is to consider the struggle as a

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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