Hunter, Phyllis

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From Civic to Social: New York's Taverns, Inside and Outside the Political Sphere 2008 3419 Taverns played a key role in the social and political life of the United States after the Revolution. As public gathering places, taverns allowed for informal political discussion and formal meetings of political groups. Studies of the role taverns p...
“Went to build castles in the aire:” colonial failure in the Anglo-North Atlantic World, 1570-1640 2015 1542 This study examines the early phases of Anglo-North American colonization from 1570 to 1640 by employing the lenses of imagination and failure. I argue that English colonial projectors envisioned a North America that existed primarily in their minds ...
Columbia at sea: America enters the Pacific, 1787-1793 2017 1331 This dissertation evaluates the earliest phase of American engagement in the Pacific Ocean through a close examination of the fur-trading ship Columbia during the years 1787-93. I argue that Columbia established the dominant pattern of American comme...
Agents of empire: entrepreneurship and the transformation of Virginia, 1688-1750 2018 627 This study examines the economic culture of Virginia from the end of the seventeenth century to the middle of the eighteenth. The study employs five individuals who operated in an entrepreneurial capacity as case studies to reveal the complexity of t...