Chapter

A Difference amongst Ourselves”

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan

Published in print November 2004 | ISBN: 9780195165371
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199871735 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0004
A Difference amongst Ourselves”

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This chapter stresses that the English Crown relied on surrogates to project its sovereignty to the English overseas colonies. Colonial administrators, clergymen, missionaries, and schoolmasters undertook the assignment of transplanting English institutions of governance and English-derived cultural institutions and systems of representation in the colonial frontier.

Keywords: religion; language; race; nation; New York City; English

Chapter.  16909 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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