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dc.title The British influence on the development of florida, 1763–1783 en
dc.contributor.author Bell, Gregory Jason
dc.relation.ispartof Theories and Practices
dc.identifier.isbn 978-80-7454-191-9
dc.date.issued 2012
utb.relation.volume 3
dc.citation.spage 283
dc.citation.epage 287
dc.event.title 3rd International Conference on Anglophone Studies
dc.event.location Zlín
utb.event.state-en Czech Republic
utb.event.state-cs Česká republika
dc.event.sdate 2011-09-07
dc.event.edate 2011-09-08
dc.type conferenceObject
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně (UTB) cs
dc.publisher Tomas Bata University in Zlín en
dc.relation.uri http://conference.uaa.utb.cz/tp2011/TheoriesAndPractices2011.pdf#page=283
dc.subject Florida en
dc.subject Spain en
dc.subject Great Britain en
dc.subject St. Augustine en
dc.subject Native Americans en
dc.subject First Spanish Period en
dc.subject Seven Years' War en
dc.subject American Revolutionary War en
dc.subject Treaty of Paris en
dc.subject colonization en
dc.description.abstract This article begins by documenting the main reasons the Spanish failed to establish a self-sustaining colony in Florida during the First Spanish Period, 1513-1763. It then documents the steps Great Britain took during its short-lived possession of Florida (1763-1783) to occupy, govern and repopulate the territory with the ultimate goal of transforming it from an unproductive Spanish backwater into a civilized and profitable British colony, centered on the plantation system and black chattel slavery. Ultimately, this article contends, contrary to what some historians have argued, that the British, despite the brevity of their rule, greatly influenced the social, political and economic development of Florida. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1003036
utb.identifier.rivid RIV/70883521:28150/12:43868198!RIV13-MSM-28150___
utb.identifier.obdid 43868291
utb.identifier.wok 000310174300027
utb.source d-wok
dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-30T12:14:01Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-30T12:14:01Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Bell, Gregory Jason
utb.fulltext.affiliation Gregory Jason Bell Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Humanities, Department of English and American Studies, Mostní 5139, 760 01 Zlín, Czech Republic. Email: bell@fhs.utb.cz
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utb.fulltext.faculty Faculty of Humanities
utb.fulltext.ou Department of English and American Studies
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