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European imperialists began to dream of other kinds of wealth besides gold in the New World

Louis Booker Wright was a graduate of Wofford College, and was at various times a John Simon Guggenheim Fellow and a Benjamin Franklin Medalist, and he held honorary degrees from, among others, Princeton, Tulane, and California State University-Fulerton. He was the author of a number of books, including The Atlantic Frontier: Colonial American Civilization 1607-1763, Gold, Glory, and the Gospel: the Adventurous Lives of the Renaissance Explorers, Culture on the Moving Frontier, and The Dream of Prosperity in Colonial America. At the time of the preparation of this work he was Director of the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Preface
  2. p. v
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  1. Contents
  2. p. vii
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  1. 1. The Elizabethan Dream of Wealth
  2. pp. 1-19
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  1. 2. Imperial Prosperity from Southern Plantations
  2. pp. 21-39
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  1. 3. Eden and Utopia South of Virginia
  2. pp. 41-62
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  1. Notes
  2. pp. 63-66
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780817382360
Related ISBN
9780817351809
MARC Record
OCLC
427509611
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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