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Humanism and America : An Intellectual History of English Colonisation, 1500-1625.

By: Series: Ideas in ContextPublisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2003Copyright date: ©2003Description: 1 online resource (235 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781139148955
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Humanism and America : An Intellectual History of English Colonisation, 1500–1625DDC classification:
  • 325.3410973
LOC classification:
  • E127 .F58 2003
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- CHAPTER 1 Introduction -- CHAPTER 2 The moral philosophy of Tudor colonisation -- TUDOR MORAL PHILOSOPHY: THE VITA ACTIVA AND CORRUPTION -- ALEXANDER BARCLAY'S SCEPTICISM -- JOHN RASTELL'S APOLOGY -- RICHARD EDEN'S PROJECTIONS -- THOMAS SMITH AND IRELAND -- HUMPHREY GILBERT'S PROJECTS -- THE MORAL PHILOSOPHY OF GILBERT'S PROJECTS -- WALTER RALEGH'S PROJECTS -- THE MORAL PHILOSOPHY OF RALEGH'S PROJECTS -- CHAPTER 3 The moral philosophy of Jacobean colonisation -- THE VIRGINIA COMPANY -- THE PARTICIPANTS -- THE VITA ACTIVA AND CORRUPTION -- MORAL PHILOSOPHY AFTER TOBACCO -- NEWFOUNDLAND AND NOVA SCOTIA -- NEW ENGLAND -- CHAPTER 4 Rhetoric - 'not the Words, but the Acts' -- THE FOUNDATION OF COMMONWEALTHS -- LINGUISTIC POSSESSION -- PLAIN STYLE AND 'ASIATIC' CORRUPTION -- CHAPTER 5 Law and history -- RELIGIOUS JUSTIFICATIONS -- NATURAL LAW: RES NULLIUS, TRADE AND FRIENDSHIP -- CONQUEST AND JUST WAR -- LEGAL HUMANISM -- NOSTALGIA FOR NATIVE VIRTUES -- THE DENIAL OF DISPOSSESSION -- CHAPTER 6 The Machiavellian argument for colonial possession -- WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, THE TEMPEST -- JOHN SMITH -- CHAPTER 7 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- PRIMARY SOURCES -- SECONDARY SOURCES -- Index.
Summary: A major study of the impact of Renaissance humanism upon the English colonization of America.
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Cover -- Half-title -- Series-title -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- CHAPTER 1 Introduction -- CHAPTER 2 The moral philosophy of Tudor colonisation -- TUDOR MORAL PHILOSOPHY: THE VITA ACTIVA AND CORRUPTION -- ALEXANDER BARCLAY'S SCEPTICISM -- JOHN RASTELL'S APOLOGY -- RICHARD EDEN'S PROJECTIONS -- THOMAS SMITH AND IRELAND -- HUMPHREY GILBERT'S PROJECTS -- THE MORAL PHILOSOPHY OF GILBERT'S PROJECTS -- WALTER RALEGH'S PROJECTS -- THE MORAL PHILOSOPHY OF RALEGH'S PROJECTS -- CHAPTER 3 The moral philosophy of Jacobean colonisation -- THE VIRGINIA COMPANY -- THE PARTICIPANTS -- THE VITA ACTIVA AND CORRUPTION -- MORAL PHILOSOPHY AFTER TOBACCO -- NEWFOUNDLAND AND NOVA SCOTIA -- NEW ENGLAND -- CHAPTER 4 Rhetoric - 'not the Words, but the Acts' -- THE FOUNDATION OF COMMONWEALTHS -- LINGUISTIC POSSESSION -- PLAIN STYLE AND 'ASIATIC' CORRUPTION -- CHAPTER 5 Law and history -- RELIGIOUS JUSTIFICATIONS -- NATURAL LAW: RES NULLIUS, TRADE AND FRIENDSHIP -- CONQUEST AND JUST WAR -- LEGAL HUMANISM -- NOSTALGIA FOR NATIVE VIRTUES -- THE DENIAL OF DISPOSSESSION -- CHAPTER 6 The Machiavellian argument for colonial possession -- WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, THE TEMPEST -- JOHN SMITH -- CHAPTER 7 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- PRIMARY SOURCES -- SECONDARY SOURCES -- Index.

A major study of the impact of Renaissance humanism upon the English colonization of America.

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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.

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