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At the Edge of Empire? Women’s Ceramic Collections in Seventeenth-Century Newfoundland
ABSTRACT The sisters Sara Kirke and Frances Hopkins were successful plantation owners in the colony of Ferryland, Newfoundland. This article examines artefacts found in situ at Ferryland, alongsideExpand
'To the Foundation of a Common-Wealth': English Society and the Colonisation of Virginia, c. 1607-1642
The colonisation of Jamestown, Virginia, in 1607 marked the beginning of permanent English settlement in North America. This history of colonisation in Virginia has traditionally been told from theExpand
WOMEN INVESTORS AND THE VIRGINIA COMPANY IN THE EARLY SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
  • Misha Ewen
  • Political Science
  • The Historical Journal
  • 1 December 2019
Abstract This article explores the role of women investors in the Virginia Company during the early seventeenth century, arguing that women determined the success of English overseas expansion byExpand
Malcolm Gaskill, Between two worlds: how the English became Americans
Between two worlds: how the English became Americans, by Malcolm Gaskill, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2014, xxviii + 512pp., £20.00 (hardback), ISBN 978-0-19- 967296-7In Between Two Worlds: HowExpand