Table of contents for Empires of the Atlantic world : Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830 / J.H. Elliott.

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List of Illustrations
List of Maps
Introduction and acknowledgements
Part 1. Occupation
1. Intrusion and Empire
	Hern n Cort¿s and Christopher Newport; motives and methods.
2. Occupying American Space
	Symbolic occupation; physical occupation; peopling the land.
3. Confronting American Peoples
	A mosaic of peoples; Christianity and civility; coexistence and segregation.
4. Exploiting American Resources
	Plunder and 'improvement'; labour supply; transatlantic economies.
 Part 2. Consolidation
5. Crown and Colonists
	The framework of empire; authority and resistance.
6. The Ordering of Society
	Hierarchy and control; social antagonism and emerging elites.
7. America as Sacred Space
	God's providential design; the church and society; a plurality of creeds.
8. Empire and Identity
	Transatlantic communities; creole communities; cultural communities.
 Part 3. Emancipation
9. Societies on the Move
	Expanding populations; moving frontiers; slave and free.
10. War and Reform
	The Seven Years' War and imperial defence; the drive for reform; redefining imperial relationships.
 11. Empires in Crisis
	The movement of ideas; a community divided; a crisis contained.
12. A New World in the Making
	The search for legitimacy; the end of empire; the emancipation of America: contrasting experiences.
13. Epilogue

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

America -- History -- To 1810.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History.
Spain -- Colonies -- America -- History.
British -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Spaniards -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
America -- Colonization.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.