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Return to Bermuda, October–December 1953

John W. Young

in Winston Churchill's Last Campaign: Britain and the Cold War 1951–1955

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198203674
eISBN:
9780191675942
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203674.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses the Bermuda conference and a three-power foreign ministers' conference, which took place in mid-October and December 1953, respectively. The foreign ministers' conference ... More


The Independent Deterrent and Anglo-American Co-operation, 1957–1958

Martins S. Navias

in Nuclear Weapons and British Strategic Planning, 1955–1958

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198277545
eISBN:
9780191684180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198277545.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The announcement of the 1957 White Paper took place against a background of attempts to shift the course of the Anglo-American relationship away from the dangerous path it was taking during and ... More


Epilogue

Heather Miyano Kopelson

in Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479805006
eISBN:
9781479814268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805006.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This epilogue discusses the role of English colonists in the establishment of permanent human habitation in New England and Bermuda during the seventeenth century. It considers how understandings of ... More


Shipwreck Modernity: "Ecologies of Globalization, 1550-1719"

Steve Mentz

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816691036
eISBN:
9781452953571
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816691036.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Shipwreck sinks human ambitions into the global ocean. In the wet chaos of disaster, sailors and writers seek temporary stability amid dynamic change. The vast archive of early modern representations ... More


“Ye are of one Body and members one of another”

Heather Miyano Kopelson

in Faithful Bodies: Performing Religion and Race in the Puritan Atlantic

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479805006
eISBN:
9781479814268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805006.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines the tension between equality and hierarchy of performing bodies in an overlapping context: English puritan iterations of the community body evoked in Roger Williams's statement ... More


Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World

Christopher M. Bruner

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780190466879
eISBN:
9780190466909
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190466879.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law, Comparative Law

Over the last century, small jurisdictions have become significant players in cross-border corporate and financial services. Their nature, legal status, and market roles, however, remain ... More


The Keepers of the Ghost Bird

Jenn Dean

in When Birds Are Near: Dispatches from Contemporary Writers

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501750915
eISBN:
9781501750939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750915.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter focuses on the birds in Bermuda. Prior to 1600, it is estimated that half a million pairs of devil birds bred on Bermuda, making it, in essence, a gigantic seabird colony. The cedar ... More


George Berkeley's “Bermuda Project”

Costica Bradatan

in The Other Bishop Berkeley: An Exercise in Reenchantment

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226931
eISBN:
9780823235773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226931.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter discusses George Berkeley's plan for a theology college in the islands of Bermuda under his so-called Bermuda project. It suggests that not only was Berkeley's ... More


Bermuda and the Beginnings of Black Anglo-America

Michael J. Jarvis

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Although 1619 stands out as a landmark year in early American history, Virginia was not the first English colony to import African laborers; that dubious distinction belongs to its Atlantic sister ... More


Algonquian Diasporas: Indigenous Bondages, Fugitive Geographies, and the Edges of Atlantic Memories

Christine M. DeLucia

in Memory Lands: King Philip's War and the Place of Violence in the Northeast

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300201178
eISBN:
9780300231120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300201178.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines how King Philip’s War gave rise to a significant but often ignored or misperceived history of bondage, enslavement, and diaspora that took Native Americans far from their ... More


George Larkin’s Tour, 1701–1703

Mark G. Hanna

in Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469617947
eISBN:
9781469617961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617947.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines George Larkin's tour of England's various colonies from 1701 to 1703 as part of his mission to train local authorities on how to administer a piracy trial. Larkin was appointed ... More


To Build and Fortify: Defensive Architecture in the Early Atlantic Colonies

Emily Mann

in Building the British Atlantic World: "Spaces, Places, and Material Culture, 1600-1850"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469626826
eISBN:
9781469628066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469626826.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

From the late 1500s through the seventeenth century, royal charters and commissions for English colonial projects made provisions for defense a priority. The imperative to build a strong defense was ... More


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

Michael J. Jarvis

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833216
eISBN:
9781469600291
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895887_Jarvis
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In an exploration of the oceanic connections of the Atlantic world, this book recovers a mariner's view of early America as seen through the eyes of Bermuda's seafarers. A social history of ... More


Routes

Chandra D. Bhimull

in Empire in the Air: Airline Travel and the African Diaspora

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781479843473
eISBN:
9781479800643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479843473.003.0012
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Chapter 5 discusses how an air route was made. In 1937, Imperial Airways (U.K.) and Pan American Airways (U.S.A.) launched an air passenger service between Bermuda and New York. It was the first ... More


Colonizing Paradise: The Somers Islands Company and Colony

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/9780807833216.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how Bermuda's early history highlights the tensions between metropolitan sponsors and colonial foot soldiers over who should profit the most from new American colonies. In ... More


Maritime Migration, Trade, and Atlantic Families: Emigration is both natural and easy to a maritime people…. Sometimes they have emigrated like bees, in regular and connected swarms.

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/9780807833216.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines Bermuda's extensive circumatlantic migration and the complex relationships between Bermudian seafarers and the thousands of islanders who fanned out throughout the Americas to ... More


Epilogue From Seaport to Sentry Post: The Decline of Maritime Bermuda, 1783–1820

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/9780807833216.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes how Governor William Browne sketched Bermuda's trajectory from active American supporter to loyal British colony in a letter to Prime Minister Lord North. Browne's charitable ... More


Conclusion Fate, Contingency, and the Development of Maritime America

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/9780807833216.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In conclusion, this book illustrates Bermuda's history as one of continuous adaptation to change and challenges. No sooner was the island fully peopled than a tobacco depression shook the nascent ... More


The Spectrum of Piracy

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/9780520282902.003.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

The focus on the role of pirates in this trade network provides an important counterbalance to both scholarly and popular portrayals of pirates. The first chapter examines pirates and piracy in the ... More


I & I Shot the Sheriff: Black Power and Decolonization in Bermuda, 1968–1977

Quito Swan

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores Black Power in Bermuda, focusing in particular on the activism of Roosevelt Brown (Pauulu Kamarakafego); the Black Power conference held in Bermuda in 1969; the formation and ... More


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