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Slavery, Society, and the First Steps Towards an Atlantic Revolution in Western Africa (Fifteenth–Sixteenth Centuries)

ANTÓNIO DE ALMEIDA MENDES

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/9780197265208.003.0011
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

The chronological and geographical preferences of Atlantic researchers often produce historiographies cloistered in nationalisms and particularised cultural identities. The Portuguese expansion in ... More


Everyday Commodities, the Rivers of Guinea, and the Atlantic World: The Beeswax Export Trade, c.1450–c.1800

MICHAEL W. TUCK

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/9780197265208.003.0013
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter argues that it was the actions of many common people in West Africa that created the trade systems linking the Atlantic World and the Upper Guinea coast. On one hand, Africans of the ... 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


Conclusion

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After a brief restatement of arguments about transatlantic political discord but continuing links in many other respects, the Conclusion goes on to consider the state of the British empire and the ... More


Introduction

Peter J. Marshall

in Remaking the British Atlantic: The United States and the British Empire after American Independence

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199640355
eISBN:
9780191739279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640355.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

After explaining how the book is divided into sections, one dealing with continuing political hostility and the other with the resumption of transatlantic links, which amounted to the restoration of ... More


No self is an island: The validations of autobiographical truths

Kathleen Lynch

in Protestant Autobiography in the Seventeenth-Century Anglophone World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199643936
eISBN:
9780191738876
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643936.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Protestant Autobiography takes it as axiomatic that autobiography is an act, not a form. The introduction reorients scholarly examinations of the social acts of first-person ... More


Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Travis Glasson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Beginning in 1701, the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SPG) launched one of the earliest and most sustained efforts to Christianize enslaved people in Britain’s colonies. ... More


Dish-Washing in the Sea of Ndayaan: What We Make of Our Souths in Atlantic World Initiation

Keith Cartwright

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/9780813044378.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter reminds us that subjective judgements and personal knowledge of the Atlantic World, whether recorded in memoir, expressed in literature and other creative arts, or channelled into a ... 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: Risk and Uncertainty

Jeremy Baskes

in Staying Afloat: Risk and Uncertainty in Spanish Atlantic World Trade, 1760-1820

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785426
eISBN:
9780804786355
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785426.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter summarizes the entire book, beginning with definitions of the key terms of risk and uncertainty. In addition to chapter summaries, this first chapter presents the book's geographical ... More


European Empires in the American South: Colonial and Environmental Encounters

Joseph P. Ward (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812193
eISBN:
9781496812230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812193.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This multi-authored volume examines the process of European expansion into the Atlantic by focusing on a region that has come to be known as the American South. During the three centuries after ... More


Introduction

Julia Gaffield

in Haitian Connections In the Atlantic World: Recognition after Revolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625621
eISBN:
9781469625645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625621.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

The introduction highlights the current scholarly emphasis on non-recognition and isolation in the decades following Haitian independence but reveals that primary source research calls this claim ... More


Female Alliances: Gender, Identity, and Friendship in Early Modern Britain

Amanda E. Herbert

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780300177404
eISBN:
9780300199253
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300177404.001.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

In the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, cultural, economic, and political changes, as well as increased geographic mobility, placed strains upon British society. But by cultivating ... More


Introduction: The Indo-Atlantic World

Kevin P. McDonald

in Pirates, Merchants, Settlers, and Slaves: Colonial America and the Indo-Atlantic World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780520282902
eISBN:
9780520958784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282902.003.0007
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Beginning with an account of a public meeting between the pirate Thomas Tew and New York governor Benjamin Fletcher, the introduction details the close connections between pirates and the North ... More


Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Fabrício Prado

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In the first decades of the 1800s, after almost three centuries of Iberian rule, former Spanish territories fragmented into more than a dozen new polities. Edge of Empire analyzes the emergence of ... More


Historiography

Stephen Howe

in Ireland and the British Empire

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199251841
eISBN:
9780191698064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199251841.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

A growing body of historical work seeks to integrate Ireland's story into that of English, then British, attempts at empire-building, both within the British-Irish islands themselves and across the ... More


Traversing Empires: The Atlantic Life of Don Manuel Cipriano de Melo

Fabrício Prado

in Edge of Empire: Atlantic Networks and Revolution in Bourbon Río de la Plata

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780520285156
eISBN:
9780520960732
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520285156.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Cipriano de Melo was born in Lisbon in 1746, spent his teenage years in Buenos Aires, and subsequently settled in the Portuguese town of Colonia do Sacramento. After the Spanish conquest of the ... More


Introduction

Joseph P. Ward (ed.)

in European Empires in the American South: Colonial and Environmental Encounters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812193
eISBN:
9781496812230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812193.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The introduction explains how, taken together, the essays in this volume bring to light new evidence of the ways in which the modern South—like so many other parts of the post-colonial world—is built ... 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


“When Is an Ocean not an Ocean?” Geographies of the Atlantic World1

James Taylor Carson

in The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617033032
eISBN:
9781617033056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617033032.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores conceptions of the ocean that made the creation of the Atlantic World possible. It argues that reconstructing the histories and geographies of the Atlantic World means setting ... More


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