Humanism and America: An Intellectual History of English Colonisation, 1500-1625

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Index
Abbot, George, 63
Acosta, Jose de, 52, 56, 141–2
active life, the, 2, 5–7, 11, 20, 191, see also duty
and Richard Eden, 34–5
and Newfoundland, 96–7
and publishing, 110–11
and John Rastell, 30
and Thomas Smith, 37
in Tudor moral philosophy, 21–5
and the Virginia Company, 68, 72–4, 100
Alexander VI, Pope Donation of, 150, 152, 157
Alexander the Great, 134
Alexander, Sir William, 11, 93–5
on the active life, 96
on audience, 121
on honour and profit, 105
relation to James I, 100
on uncertainty, 122
American revolution, 10–11
Amerindians, see also 'Powhatans'
compared with Britons, 157–64
denial of dispossession, 164–6
justice of dispossession, 137–8, 142–8, 187–9
and religious justification, 138–9
Andrews, Charles M., 99
Andrews, Kenneth, 68
Archer, Gabriel, 67
Aristotle, 51, 103, see also Thomism
on metaphor, 115
on the topics, 115
Armitage, David, 50, 193
audience, 15–19, 75
and appeals to honour and profit, 119–22
and Alexander Barclay, 26
and Ralph Hamor, 88
and moral redescription, 126–9
and the nature of persuasion, 112–18
and John Rastell, 30–1
and Thomas Smith, 22, 38
Aurelius, Marcus, 183–4
Bacon, Francis, 116, 130–1
on dispossession, 166, 169, 187
Barbour, Philip, 185
Barclay, Alexander, 26–8, 35, 80–1, 193
Bartolus of Sassoferrato, 84
Bate, Jonathan, 173
Beacon, Richard, 37
Benson, George, 64
Bermudas, 79, 103, 123–6, 173
Boccalini, Trajano, 93, 95
Bradford, William, 97
Brandt, Sebastian, 26–7
Brazil, 33
Brereton, John, 53
Brewster, William, 69
Bristol, 25, 28, 59, 92, 94
Brooke, Christopher, 62–3
Brown, Alexander, 99, 185
Brown, Paul, 172
Brutus, 134–5
Bry, Theodore de, 51, 141, 158, 163
Burckhardt, Jacob, 105
Burke, Peter, 14
Cabot, John, 25
and precedent, 151–6
Cabot, Sebastian, 25–6, 29, 32–3, 36, 140
and precedent, 151–4, 156
Calvert, George, Lord Baltimore, 92–5
Calvus, 134–5
Cambridge University, 32, 53
Emmanuel College, 66
St John's College, 66–7, 133
capitalism, 4, 10, 112, 129
Cartier, Jacques, 45, 153–4
Cary, Henry, 92–95
Castiglione, Baldassare, 184
Catholics, see also George Calvert and George Peckham
legal anxieties, 151–2
plans for colonies, 42–4, 48, 50, 93

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Table of contents

  • Humanism and America i
  • Ideas in Context ii
  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgements ix
  • Chapter 1 - Introduction 1
  • Chapter 2 - The Moral Philosophy of Tudor Colonization 20
  • Chapter 3 - The Moral Philosophy of Jacobean Colonization 58
  • Chapter 4 - Rhetoric – 'Not the Words, but the Acts' 102
  • Chapter 5 - Law and History 137
  • Chapter 6 - The Machiavellian Argument for Colonial Possession 167
  • Chapter 7 - Conclusion 187
  • Bibliography 195
  • Index 208
  • Ideas in Context 217
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