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Author Fitzmaurice, Andrew.

Title Humanism and America : an intellectual history of English colonisation, 1500-1625 / Andrew Fitzmaurice
Published Cambridge : UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003

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Description 1 online resource (x, 216 pages)
Series Ideas in context ; 67
Ideas in context ; 67
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; CHAPTER 1 Introduction; CHAPTER 2 The moral philosophy of Tudor colonisation; CHAPTER 3 The moral philosophy of Jacobean colonisation; CHAPTER 4 Rhetoric -- 'not the Words, but the Acts'; CHAPTER 5 Law and history; CHAPTER 6 The Machiavellian argument for colonial possession; CHAPTER 7 Conclusion; Bibliography; Index
Summary Humanism and America is the first major study of the impact of Renaissance humanism upon the English colonisation of America. Andrew Fitzmaurice conducts his analysis through an interdisciplinary examination of a broad spectrum of writings, ranging from the works of Thomas More to those of the Virginia Company
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-207) and index
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Subject Renaissance -- England
Humanism -- England
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Colonialism & Post-Colonialism.
British colonies
Humanism
Intellectual life
Renaissance
Kolonisation
Humanismus
Renaissance
Kolonisatie.
Humanisme (levensbeschouwing)
16e siècle.
1600-1649.
Colonie britannique.
Colonisation.
Histoire.
Humanisme.
Renaissance.
Vie intellectuelle.
SUBJECT Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 16th century
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- 17th century
England -- Intellectual life -- 16th century. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043301
England -- Intellectual life -- 17th century. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85043302
Subject America
England
Nordamerika
England
Amérique du Nord.
Angleterre.
Grande-Bretagne.
Genre/Form History
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0521822254
9780521822251
0511070438
9780511070433
0511061978
9780511061974