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Introduction

Lisa L. Moore and Joanna Brooks

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

This book brings together the voices and writings of English-speaking women that circulated around the North Atlantic during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. From Abigail Adams and Nanye’hi ... More


Introduction: Spaces of Freedom in North America

Damian Alan Pargas

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction explains the changing geography of slavery and freedom in North America in the Age of Revolutions, specifically the development of various “spaces of freedom” throughout the ... More


Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Ali Yaycioglu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796125
eISBN:
9780804798389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is about the Ottoman Empire in the Age of Revolutions, between 1760 and 1820. Like many polities around the world in this period, the Ottoman Empire experienced a series of institutional ... More


How to Think about Rights in Early Modern Europe

Dan Edelstein

in On the Spirit of Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226588988
eISBN:
9780226589039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589039.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book presents itself as a history of how natural rights became human rights, from the Wars of Religion to the Age of Revolutions, and ultimately up to 1948. But it is also and more precisely a ... More


Empire: Order, Crisis, and Reform, 1700–1806

Ali Yaycioglu

in Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796125
eISBN:
9780804798389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796125.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter offers a brief sketch of the Ottoman world in the eighteenth century and examines the New Order, a set of reform agendas proposed by the Ottoman imperial elite to bring military and ... More


Introduction

Ali Yaycioglu

in Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796125
eISBN:
9780804798389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796125.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction of the book engages in a discussion on the growing historiography of the global age of revolutions and recent debates about the transformation of the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth ... More


Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Padraic X. Scanlan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Freedom’s Debtors is a history of the British movement to abolish the slave trade, told through the lens of the history of early colonial Sierra Leone. After the abolition of the British slave trade ... More


Anonymous

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0053
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

On April 25, 1795, the New York magazine Weekly Museum published a poem entitled “Rights of Woman” from an anonymous author. The author emphasizes the application of the universal human rights ... More


Rethinking the Age of Revolutions: France and the Birth of the Modern World

David A. Bell and Yair Mintzker (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190674793
eISBN:
9780190674830
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190674793.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, European Modern History

This new collection brings together some of the most exciting and important research now being done on the French Revolutionary era by prominent historians from North America and France. Adopting a ... More


Prieto: Yorúbá Kingship in Colonial Cuba during the Age of Revolutions

Henry B. Lovejoy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645391
eISBN:
9781469645414
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645391.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This Atlantic world history centers on the life of Juan Nepomuceno Prieto (c. 1773–c. 1835), a member of the West African Yorùbá people enslaved and taken to Havana during the era of the Atlantic ... More


Mary Darby Robinson (1758–1800)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0056
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

The unstable transatlantic world of the Age of Revolutions brought Mary Darby Robinson difficulties but also presented her with possibilities. At the age of 15, she married Thomas Robinson, whose ... More


Pierre Cholenec, S.J. (1641–1723)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

In the twentieth century, a young Iroquois woman named Katharine Tegakoüita (1656–1680) was canonized by the Roman Catholic Church. One important basis of Tegakoüita’s canonization was a biography of ... More


The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Elena A. Schneider

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645353
eISBN:
9781469645377
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In 1762, British forces mobilized more than 230 ships and 26,000 soldiers, sailors, and enslaved Africans to attack Havana, one of the wealthiest and most populous ports in the Americas. They met ... More


Margaret Askew Fell Fox (1614–1702)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Margaret Askew was a testament to the important role played by religion for women during the Age of Revolutions. She was imprisoned for four years for supporting the Society of Friends, popularly ... More


Deborah Sampson Gannett (1760–1827)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0058
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Deborah Sampson Gannett, Catalina de Erauso, Christian Davies, and Hannah Snell donned men’s clothes and participated in combat and adventure during the Age of Revolutions. These women would later ... More


Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (ca. 1623–1674)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, was an ardent Royalist who wrote poetry, science fiction, plays, prose romances, and philosophical and scientific essays. She also wrote an autobiography and ... More


Consequences: Memories of the Siege on an Island Transformed

Elena A. Schneider

in The Occupation of Havana: War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645353
eISBN:
9781469645377
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645353.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 links the Aponte slave rebellion in Cuba, which took place fifty years after the siege of Havana, with the wide-ranging impacts of the British invasion and occupation. After Spain regained ... More


The Missionary Impulse

Albert Monshan Wu

in From Christ to Confucius: German Missionaries, Chinese Christians, and the Globalization of Christianity, 1860-1950

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217070
eISBN:
9780300225266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217070.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter investigates the broader global context that generated the nineteenth-century missionary revival, which laid the foundation for missionary organizations like the Protestant Berlin ... More


The Rules Expand

Will Smiley

in From Slaves to Prisoners of War: The Ottoman Empire, Russia, and International Law

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198785415
eISBN:
9780191827334
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785415.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Legal History, Public International Law

The rules the Ottomans worked out with Russia did not remain confined to their relationship. Beginning with the 1787–92 Russo–Ottoman War and continuing through the age of the revolutionary and ... More


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