Humanism and America: An Intellectual History of English Colonisation, 1500-1625 (Ideas in Context)

  • Publish Date: 2007-04-23
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Andrew Fitzmaurice
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Andrew Fitzmaurice reveals that English expansion was profoundly neo-classical in its inspiration, and that humanist traditions were extremely influential in the early development of the American colonies. Until now, accounts of early American colonization, and of European colonization in general, have placed great emphasis upon the links between colonization and the aggressive agendas of modern times claimed by historians and literary scholars.



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