Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 35 items

  • Keywords: Atlantic history x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

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


Caryl Phillips, David Armitage, and the Place of the American South in Atlantic and Other Worlds

Brian Ward

in The American South and the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter uses the memoirs of Caryl Phillips and the theoretical writings of Atlantic historian David Armitage as the springboard for a wide-ranging critical survey of scholarly and creative ... More


Ending with a Whimper, Not a Bang: The Relationship between Atlantic History and the Study of the Nineteenth-Century South

Trevor Burnard

in The American South and the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This historiographical chapter argues that, for all its many achievements, Atlantic History’s early modern fixation has exacerbated an unhelpful division between American colonial historians, who ... More


Creolization and Creole Communities in the Portuguese Atlantic: São Tomé, Cape Verde, the Rivers of Guinea and Central Africa in Comparison

GERHARD SEIBERT

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

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197265208
eISBN:
9780191754180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265208.003.0002
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The Portuguese maritime expansion from the 15th century led to interactions and trade between Europeans and Africans. In places where the Portuguese established permanent bases, social interaction ... More


The American South and the Atlantic World

Brian Ward, Martyn Bone, and William A. Link (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044378
eISBN:
9780813046471
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044378.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume showcases, but also interrogates, the value of Atlantic World approaches to the histories and cultures of the American South. Challenging the traditional chronological focus of most ... More


Introduction: Connections within and beyond the Dutch Realm in the Long Eighteenth Century

Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie

in Realm between Empires: The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781501705267
eISBN:
9781501719592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705267.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

While one reason for writing The Second Dutch Atlantic, 1680-1815 was simply that this history is too often neglected in general overviews of Atlantic history, there is also a deeper motive with ... More


Introduction in the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680–1783

Michael J. Jarvis

in In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680-1783

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833216
eISBN:
9781469600291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833216.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book starts by presenting the argument that Atlantic history should rest on a maritime foundation. Early modern Americans were well acquainted with sailing vessels. For immigrants and slaves, ... More


Introduction: The What and Why of this Volume *

Stephen Foster

in British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199206124
eISBN:
9780191746635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206124.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter is essentially a review of the historiography of the subject as a prelude to explaining why a volume such as this can make a useful contribution to it. It weighs up the various ... More


Fire under the Ashes: An Atlantic History of the English Revolution

John Donoghue

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226157658
eISBN:
9780226072869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226072869.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Through a study of Coleman Street Ward, the citadel of London puritanism, this book explores the English Revolution as an Atlantic event shaped by the reciprocal development of the “old” and “new ... More


Introduction

Catherine Jones

in Literature and Music in the Atlantic World, 1767-1867

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748684618
eISBN:
9781474406369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748684618.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

The introduction outlines the scope and methodology of this book, with particular reference to Thomas Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia (1785); William Billings's The New-England ... More


Experiential Caribbean: Creating Knowledge and Healing in the Early Modern Atlantic

Pablo F. Gómez

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630878
eISBN:
9781469630892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630878.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book examines the strategies that Caribbean people used to create authoritative knowledge about the natural world, and particularly the body, during the long seventeenth century. It reveals a ... More


The Pinkster King and the King of Kongo: The Forgotten History of America's Dutch-Owned Slaves

Jeroen Dewulf

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496808813
eISBN:
9781496808851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808813.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book presents the history of the nation’s forgotten Dutch slave community and free Dutch-speaking African-Americans from seventeenth-century New Amsterdam to nineteenth-century New York and New ... More


The Smugglers' World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Jesse Cromwell

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469636887
eISBN:
9781469636948
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636887.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Smugglers’ World: Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela reinterprets the meaning of illicit commerce in the early modern Atlantic. More than simply a ... More


Introduction: The View from Havana

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/9781469645353.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction sketches the contours of the British six-week invasion and eleven-month occupation of Havana in 1762–1763, a major event in the history of the Atlantic world. It describes the ... More


Transatlantic Networks and the Geography of Climate Knowledge

Anya Zilberstein

in A Temperate Empire: Making Climate Change in Early America

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190206598
eISBN:
9780190206628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190206598.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter reconstructs the geography of scientific expertise in early America, in particular the transatlantic scientific networks through which learned elites in the Northeast established their ... More


Introduction Union and separation

David Edwards

in The Scots In Early Stuart Ireland: Union and separation in two kingdoms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097218
eISBN:
9781526104472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097218.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Studies of the three kingdoms have focussed chiefly on how between 1603-49 the realms of Scotland and Ireland inter-related with the major realm, of England. Though such studies have enriched the ... More


Introduction: The Role of Reformed Christianity in the Commercial and Colonial Endeavors of the Dutch Golden Age

D. L. Noorlander

in Heaven's Wrath: The Protestant Reformation and the Dutch West India Company in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453632
eISBN:
9781501740336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453632.003.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The introduction explores the relationship between religion, business, and early Dutch expansion. It explains how that relationship has been understood (and sometimes misunderstood) from the ... More


Colonial Identity and Revolutionary Loyalty: The Case of the West Indies

Sarah Yeh

in British North America in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199206124
eISBN:
9780191746635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199206124.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The chapter explores the connections and fractures in British America over the long eighteenth century, emphasizing the diverging sense of identity on the mainland and in the Caribbean islands. ... More


Atlantic Wars: From the Fifteenth Century to the Age of Revolution

Geoffrey Plank

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190860455
eISBN:
9780190860486
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860455.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, World Early Modern History

Atlantic Wars explores how warfare shaped human experience around the Atlantic from the late Middle Ages until the nineteenth century. Military concerns and initiatives drove the development of ... More


Scottish Protestant clergy and the origins of dissent in Ireland

Alan Ford

in The Scots In Early Stuart Ireland: Union and separation in two kingdoms

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097218
eISBN:
9781526104472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097218.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Historians have traditionally identified Wentworth's viceroyalty (1633-41) as the point when the majority of Scottish Protestants in Ireland were reclassified by the government as potential opponents ... More


View: