Dr Peter Thompson

Colonial North America and the British colonies of the Caribbean.

Dr Thompson has published on the social and cultural history of Britain's colonies in North America, 1607-c.1800. His current research interests lie in seventeenth century America and the the anglophone Caribbean.

  • David Walker's Nationalism -- and Thomas Jefferson's

  • The Logic of Slavery and the Language of Violence in America's Associational Moment

  • “I am an Indian”: Reading Robert Beverley’s The History and Present State of Virginia.

  • 'I have Known': Thomas Jefferson, Experience, and Notes on the State of Virginia

  • Aristotle and King Alfred in America

  • Rum Punch and Revolution: Taverngoing and Public Life in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia

  • Henry Drax's Instructions on the Management of a Seventeenth-Century Barbarian Sugar Plantation

  • Inventive Localism in the Seventeenth Century

  • The Thief, the Householder, and the Commons: Languages of Class in Seventeenth-Century Virginia

  • William Bullock's "Strange Adventure": A Plan to Transform Seventeenth-Century Virginia

  • More
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