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Early Black Atlantic Christianity in the Middle Colonies

John W. Catron

in Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines why the German-Moravian settlement of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, became an important center of Atlantic African culture. While a small place, the existence in Bethlehem of rare, ... More


Afro-Christian Diaspora in the Age of Revolution

John W. Catron

in Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines why the movement of people of African descent such as George Leile and Olaudah Equiano throughout the Greater Caribbean, Canada, Great Britain, and Sierra Leone in Africa during ... More


Introduction

John W. Catron

in Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the process of becoming African Americans, people of African descent also developed Atlantic-African Christian identities, eschewing attachments to rigid political boundaries that whites were then ... More


Embracing Protestantism: Black Identities in the Atlantic World

John W. Catron

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061634
eISBN:
9780813051086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061634.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Embracing Protestantism argues that people of African descent in America who embraced Protestant Christianity during the eighteenth century did not become African Americans, but rather came to think ... More


Shifting Loyalties: St. Thomas and the Transit Trade in African Slaves

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses Zephaniah Kingsley’s life as a ship captain engaged in the Atlantic slave trade and inter-island commerce in the Caribbean. After changing national allegiance from the United ... More


Countercultural Structures of Contemporary Global South Poetry

Daniel Cross Turner

in Bohemian South: Creating Countercultures, from Poe to Punk

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631677
eISBN:
9781469631691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631677.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This essay heeds the fractal reckonings of countermemory—disparate strains of collective memory that resist totalizing models of official historiography—in an array of contemporary poets of the ... More


Global Faulkner

Annette Trefzer and Ann J. Abadie (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732115
eISBN:
9781604733549
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732115.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Today, debates about globalization raise both hopes and fears. But what about during William Faulkner’s time? Was Faulkner aware of worldwide cultural, historical, and economic developments? Just how ... More


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