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Art of ConversionChristian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Art of Conversion: Christian Visual Culture in the Kingdom of Kongo

Cécile Fromont

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618715
eISBN:
9781469618739
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618739.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Between the 16th and the 19th centuries, the west central African kingdom of Kongo practiced Christianity, actively participating in the Atlantic world as an independent, cosmopolitan realm on a par ... More

British Academy Lectures 2013-14

British Academy Lectures 2013-14

Janet Carsten and Simon Frith (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780197265864
eISBN:
9780191772016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265864.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The content derives from the British Academy’s public lecture programme which presents specialist research in an accessible manner. The papers range in subject matter over music, psychology, history, ... More

Brokers of ChangeAtlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Brokers of Change: Atlantic Commerce and Cultures in Pre-Colonial Western Africa

Toby Green (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This book, which provides a collection from scholars in the field of the precolonial history of Western Africa (the region between Senegal and Sierra Leone), aims to bring the history of the region ... More

The Company-StateCorporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Philip J. Stern

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book rethinks the nature of the early English East India Company as a form of polity and corporate sovereign well before its supposed transformation into a state and empire in the mid-eighteenth ... More

Empire by TreatyNegotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Empire by Treaty: Negotiating European Expansion, 1600-1900

Saliha Belmessous (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199391783
eISBN:
9780190213213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199391783.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Social History

This book is part of an intellectual project aimed at including indigenous voices in the debate over European appropriation of overseas territories. It is concerned with European efforts to negotiate ... More

Historical AtlasesThe First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Historical Atlases: The First Three Hundred Years, 1570-1870

Walter Goffart

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226300719
eISBN:
9780226300726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226300726.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Today we can walk into any well-stocked bookstore or library and find an array of historical atlases. This book traces how these collections of “maps for history”—maps whose sole purpose was to ... More

The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Caspar van Baerle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036649
eISBN:
9780813041599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036649.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

At its height in the first half of the seventeenth century, the Dutch West India Company controlled a scattered but sizeable portion of the western hemisphere, from present-day Albany, New York, to ... More

In Search of the WayThought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

In Search of the Way: Thought and Religion in Early-Modern Japan, 1582-1860

Richard Bowring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198795230
eISBN:
9780191836534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795230.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, History of Ideas

In Search of the Way is a history of intellectual and religious developments in Japan during the Tokugawa period, 1582–1860. It begins with an explanation of the fate of Christianity, and goes on to ... More

La ConquistadoraThe Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

La Conquistadora: The Virgin Mary at War and Peace in the Old and New Worlds

Amy G. Remensnyder

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199892983
eISBN:
9780199388868
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892983.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Medieval History, World Early Modern History

This book brings together medieval Iberia, colonial Mexico, and colonial New Mexico through the largely unexplored history of the Virgin Mary as a figure of warfare and cross-cultural encounter. ... More

A Living Man from AfricaJan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

A Living Man from Africa: Jan Tzatzoe, Xhosa Chief and Missionary, and the Making of Nineteenth-Century South Africa

Roger S. Levine

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125214
eISBN:
9780300168594
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125214.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Born into a Xhosa royal family around 1792 in South Africa, Jan Tzatzoe was destined to live in an era of profound change—one that witnessed the arrival and entrenchment of European colonialism. As a ... More

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