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Scots in the Atlantic Economy, 1600–1800

T. M. Devine and Philipp R. Rossner

in Scotland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199573240
eISBN:
9780191731310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573240.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the developing role of Scots traders in the Atlantic before and after the Union of 1707. The shift from Europe, the new connections with the Americas and the reasons for ... More


Empire at the Periphery: British Colonists, Anglo-Dutch Trade, and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1621-1713

Christian J. Koot

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748831
eISBN:
9780814749425
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748831.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Throughout history the British Atlantic has often been depicted as a series of well-ordered colonial ports that functioned as nodes of Atlantic shipping, where orderliness reflected the effectiveness ... More


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

Daniel L. Schafer

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Zephaniah Kingsley Jr., 1765–1843, was born in England, reared in Charleston, South Carolina during the American Revolution, and moved to British New Brunswick when his merchant father was banished ... More


Rufino’s Africa

João José Reis, Flávio dos Santos Gomes, Marcus J. M. de Carvalho, and H. Sabrina Gledhill

in The Story of Rufino: Slavery, Freedom, and Islam in the Black Atlantic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780190224363
eISBN:
9780190093549
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190224363.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History, World Early Modern History

Rufino was born in the ancient kingdom of Ò̩yó̩, one of the most powerful states in West Africa in the early nineteenth century. The expansion of Islam in the area, coupled with internal strife, led ... More


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