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“A Universall Monarchy”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 13363 words.

Chapter 1 analyzes a mid-seventeenth-century pamphlet exchange that suggests how global fantasies infuse writings that on their surface seem little interested in situating England on a...

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Future History

Kristina Bross.

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Book. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 288 pages.

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power....

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Introduction

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 10366 words.

The introduction considers the stakes and theoretical interventions of Future History. It reviews recent critical moves to consider American and English cultural productions from a global...

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“Of the New-World a new discoverie”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 17872 words.

Chapter 2 analyzes Thomas Gage’s The English-American (1648), which urges Oliver Cromwell to invade New Spain (the “Western Design”). Gage, an English Catholic, lived in New Spain for...

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“These Shall Come from Far”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 14016 words.

Chapter 3 analyzes English claims to a central role in a global network of indigenous and English people connected by faith around the world, claims made manifest in Of the Conversion of...

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“Why should you be so furious?”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 15894 words.

Chapter 4 focuses on the representation of Anglo-Dutch relations from Asia to America in the seventeenth century. The chapter analyzes the representation of an incident in 1623 on the spice...

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“Would India had beene never knowne”

Kristina Bross.

in Future History

November 2017; p ublished online August 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas; Theory, Methods, and Historiography. 19310 words.

This chapter analyzes two representations of women based on the print record of a 1623 incident in which English traders were tortured and killed by their Dutch rivals on the island of...

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