The Duke's Province

The Duke's Province

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The late seventeenth century in America was important as an era of transition from rough settlement to established provincial life. It was a time when social, political, and economic problems caused strains that led to religious doubt, personal anxiety, riot, and one of the worst rebellions in the colonies. New York's situation was further complicated by a series of political changes and a unique bicultural population. Originally published in 1977. A UNC Press Enduring Edition -- UNC Press Enduring Editions use the latest in digital technology to make available again books from our distinguished backlist that were previously out of print. These editions are published unaltered from the original, and are presented in affordable paperback formats, bringing readers both historical and cultural value.Between 1674 and 1680 the central figure in New York was Governor Edmund Andros. During these years he ruled with an autocratic manner. His recall to England in 1680, surrounded by charges of malfeasance, corruption, and favoritism, anbsp;...

Title:The Duke's Province
Author:Robert C. Ritchie
Publisher:UNC Press Books - 2012-12-01


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