Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano: Written by Himself Bedford Cultural Editions

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Additions to the related documents include a contemporary review of The Narrative, as well as excerpts from the Declaration of Independence and the debate over the Slave Trade at the Constitutional Convention, which serve to anchor Equiano’s story within the U. S. Allison's introduction, which places Equiano's narrative in the context of the Atlantic slave trade, has been revised and updated to reflect the latest scholarship surrounding this topic.

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The Salem Witch Hunt Bedford Series in History and Culture

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - The book’s final documents cover recantations of confessions, the aftermath of the witch hunt, and statements of regret. More than 150 people -- primarily women -- from 24 communities were charged with witchcraft; 19 were hanged and others died in prison. New to this edition are records from the trial of Samuel Wardwell, a fortune-teller or "cunning man" whose apparent expertise made him vulnerable to suspicions of witchcraft.

. A chronology of the witchcraft crisis, questions for consideration, and a selected bibliography round out the book's pedagogical support. The documents in this volume illuminate how the Puritans' worldview led them to seek a supernatural explanation for the problems vexing their community. This second edition continues to explore the beliefs, fears, and historical context that fueled the witch panic of 1692.

The Salem Witch Hunt Bedford Series in History and Culture #ad - In his revised introduction, richard godbeer offers coverage of the convulsive ergotism thesis advanced in the 1970s and a discussion of new scholarship on men who were accused of witchcraft for explicitly gendered reasons. Presented as case studies, the carefully chosen records from several specific trials offer a clear picture of the gender norms and social tensions that underlie the witchcraft accusations.

The salem witch trials stand as one of the infamous moments in colonial American history.

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The Misfortunes of Alonso Ramírez: The True Adventures of a Spanish American with 17th-Century Pirates Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long Series in Latin American and L

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University of Texas Press #ad - The misfortunes of alonso ramírez described the incredible adventures of a poor Spanish American carpenter who was taken captive by British pirates near the Philippines and forced to work for them for two years. López lázaro's critical translation of the misfortunes provides the only extensive Spanish eyewitness account of pirates during the period in world history 1650-1750 when they became key agents of the European powers jockeying for international political and economic dominance.

. An extensive introduction places the misfortunes within the worldwide struggle that Spain, and Holland waged against the ambitious Louis XIV of France, England, which some historians consider to be the first world war. In 1690, a dramatic account of piracy was published in Mexico City. After circumnavigating the world, he was freed and managed to return to Mexico, where the Spanish viceroy commissioned the well-known Mexican scholar Carlos de Sigüenza y Góngora to write down Ramírez's account as part of an imperial propaganda campaign against pirates.

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The Jesuit Relations: Natives and Missionaries in Seventeenth-Century North America Bedford Series in History and Culture

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - As a 73-volume library, the original The Jesuit Relations has long been inaccessible to undergraduate students. Colorful journal entries by such fathers as paul LeJeune, Isaac Jogues, and Jacques Marquette describe the Huron, Algonquin, Jean de Brébeuf, Iroquois, and Montagnais peoples. Vitally important, the writings of seventeenth-century French Jesuits in Native North America tell the story of early American encounters.

. Eleven images, two maps, a chronology, a bibliography, and questions for consideration supplement these firsthand accounts. This new edition deftly binds them into a thematically arranged, 35-document sampler with a detailed introduction that provides background on these missionaries, the Indians, and their cohabitation in early North America.

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Voyages in World History, Volume II, Brief

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Available in the following options: voyages in world history, brief edition chapters 1-32; volume I: To 1600 Chapters 1-16; Volume II: Since 1500 Chapters 15-32. Important notice: media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version. Voyages in world history includes a primary source feature called ""Movement of Ideas, "" which will help students develop the core skill of analyzing sources by allowing them to compare multiple explanations of significant ideas.

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A Pocket Guide to Writing in History

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Voyages in World History, Volume II, Brief

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Available in the following options: voyages in world history, brief edition, 2nd edition chapters 1−32; Volume I: To 1600 Chapters 1−16; Volume II: Since 1500 Chapters 15−32. Important notice: media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Students can practice being critical readers by evaluating the traveler's observations and attitudes.

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl AmazonClassics Edition

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Flint. Flint threatens to sell her children unless she submits, Linda hatches a desperate plan to escape, working to secure her children’s freedom as well as her own. Using the character linda brent to narrate her own life story, Harriet Ann Jacobs reveals the unparalleled struggles of an enslaved woman.

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Jefferson vs. Hamilton: Confrontations That Shaped a Nation Bedford Series in History and Culture Book 1

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Reading jefferson’s first inaugural address, the report on Public Credit, and a host of other documents, the Kentucky Resolutions, students can explore firsthand the two men’s philosophies and the impact these had on the emerging nation. In each chapter, and the military, economic and foreign policy, generous excerpts from their public papers and private letters reveal the two men’s often divergent views on government and the Constitution, and illustrate the roles they played in the emergence of political parties.

Jefferson vs. Hamilton: Confrontations That Shaped a Nation Bedford Series in History and Culture Book 1 #ad - Also included are 10 illustrations, a Jefferson/Hamilton chronology, a bibliography, and an index.

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A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815: Search for a Reasonable World

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Victors and Vanquished Bedford Series in History and Culture

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In 1519 hernán cortés and a small band of Spanish conquistadors overthrew the mighty Mexican empire of the Aztecs. The volume includes a broad array of visual images and maps, a chronology, biographical notes, questions for consideration, a glossary of Spanish and Nahua terms, a selected bibliography, and an index.

Victors and Vanquished Bedford Series in History and Culture #ad - A substantial introduction is followed by 9 chronological sections that illuminate the major events and personalities in this powerful historical episode and reveal the changing attitudes toward European expansionism.

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