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
The Logic of Political Association and the Logic of Chattel Slavery in Revolutionary America
“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