REf Dictionaries Atlas Language Guides Writing Guides Learn more
Historical Dictionary of Colonial America and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Historical Dictionary of Colonial America (Historical Dictionaries of U.S. Politics and Political Eras) Hardcover – July 15, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-0810855878 ISBN-10: 0810855879
Buy used
$58.84
Buy new
$80.00
Used & new from other sellers Delivery options vary per offer
30 used & new from $58.84
Amazon Price New from Used from
Kindle
"Please retry"
Hardcover, July 15, 2011
"Please retry"
$80.00
$66.67 $58.84
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student


Hero Quick Promo
Save up to 90% on Textbooks
Rent textbooks, buy textbooks, or get up to 80% back when you sell us your books. Shop Now
$80.00 FREE Shipping. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Amazon.com. Gift-wrap available.

Editorial Reviews

Review

This volume, one in a series of such reference works on political eras and politics, is written by Pencak (Penn State Univ.), a noted professor with over 30 years' experience in the field of colonial history. It features brief A-Z entries on people, places, organizations and institutions, issues, and events relevant to the period 1607-1763. That said, the volume encompasses a good deal more than what is commonly accepted as the colonial period in American history. Over four pages of the volume's time line are devoted to the period prior to 1607, as are parts of the introduction, the appendixes, and the bibliography. Appendixes provide information on English monarchs and prime ministers (1491-1782), as well as estimated colonial population and colonial governors. This book is not only an excellent starting point for research in colonial history, but also valuable for individuals interested in the European superpowers (i.e., France, Spain, England) in the 15th century. The 400 cross-referenced entries, appendixes, and extensive and well-organized bibliography (171 pages) make this an invaluable resource for students and researchers at any level. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through researchers/faculty; general readers. (CHOICE)

About the Author

William Pencak is professor of history and Jewish Studies at Pennsylvania State University. His was a runner-up for the National Book Award in American Jewish History for his book Jews and Gentiles in Early America, 1654-1800.
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE


Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details


More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Historical Dictionary of Colonial America (Historical Dictionaries of U.S. Politics and Political Eras)
This item: Historical Dictionary of Colonial America (Historical Dictionaries of U.S. Politics and Political Eras)
Price: $80.00
Ships from and sold by Amazon.com