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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


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: “A State in the Disguise of a Merchant”

Philip J. Stern

in The Company-State: Corporate Sovereignty and the Early Modern Foundations of the British Empire in India

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195393736
eISBN:
9780199896837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195393736.003.0000
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The Introduction explores the nature of corporations, states, sovereigns, and imperial power in the early modern period. It argues that early modern “commercial” companies, like the English East ... More


‘So complete a change’ (in So Short a Time) – Scottish Romanticism, Modernity and Collective Memory

Kenneth McNeil

in Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474455466
eISBN:
9781474490962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455466.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter provides an overview of the themes of the book. Largely in response to their own national predicament in post-Union imperial Britain, Scottish writers of the Romantic period brought to ... 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


Space, Place and People

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.003
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines the business culture in the British Atlantic in terms of space, place and people. It describes the European Atlantic economies during the period from 1750 to 1815 and the ports ... More


An Imperial Compromise: The Calico Acts, the Company, and the Atlantic Colonies

Jonathan Eacott

in Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469622309
eISBN:
9781469623153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469622309.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Between the 1690s and 1721, the East India Company, English woolen and silk spinners and weavers, English Atlantic pirates operating out of colonial ports, and Parliament debated the implications of ... More


Introduction

Christian J. Koot

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748831
eISBN:
9780814749425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748831.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter sets out the book's main objectives, namely to explain the rise of British Atlantic colonies within an empire struggling to fashion its authority institutionally on the one ... More


A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica

Brooke N. Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300225556
eISBN:
9780300240979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300225556.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Focusing on Jamaica, Britain’s most valuable colony in the Americas by the mid-eighteenth century, A Dark Inheritance explores the relationship between racial classifications and the inherited rights ... More


Introduction: The Atlantic World in a Portrait

Zara Anishanslin

in Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300197051
eISBN:
9780300220551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197051.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This book presents an episodic history that travels back and forth across time and space in the eighteenth-century world of the British Atlantic. This introductory chapter focuses on the portrait at ... More


Portrait of a Woman in Silk: Hidden Histories of the British Atlantic World

Zara Anishanslin

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780300197051
eISBN:
9780300220551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300197051.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Through the story of a portrait of a woman in a silk dress, this book embarks on a fascinating journey, exploring and refining debates about the cultural history of the eighteenth-century British ... More


A Black British Racial Formation: Julius Soubise in London and Calcutta

Ashley L. Cohen

in The Global Indies: British Imperial Culture and the Reshaping of the World, 1756-1815

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780300239973
eISBN:
9780300255690
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300239973.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter uses the Indies mentality to relearn British racial discourse, focusing on Julius Soubise, the Afro-British assistant of celebrity fencing master Domenico Angelo. During his own ... More


Crises

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.009
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter examines how the business culture in the British Atlantic dealt with the crises or turbulent times the merchants experienced during the period from 1750 to 1815. It explains what ... More


Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic

Kenneth McNeil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474455466
eISBN:
9781474490962
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455466.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Charting the transatlantic movements of Scottish literature in the Age of Revolution, this book provides an in-depth examination of Scottish Romantic literary ideas on memory and their influence ... More


Memory on the Margins: Anne Grant’s Atlantic World

Kenneth McNeil

in Scottish Romanticism and Collective Memory in the British Atlantic

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474455466
eISBN:
9781474490962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455466.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

Chapter 2 takes up the retrospective writing of Anne Grant, in which she imagines the peripheral spaces of the British Atlantic as the unique enclave of a particular mode of human society and of ... More


Introduction

Daniel Livesay

in Children of Uncertain Fortune: Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469634432
eISBN:
9781469634449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634432.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the main ideas and themes of the book. It describes not only how and why mixed-race Jamaicans travelled to Britain, but it explains why their migration was so important. ... More


Introduction: Merely For Money?

in ‘Merely for Money’?: Business Culture in the British Atlantic, 1750–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846318177
eISBN:
9781846317729
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317729.002
Subject:
History, Economic History

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about the business culture in the British Atlantic during the period from 1750 to 1815. This volume aims to provide a better ... More


Protestantism, Empire, and Transatlantic Philanthropy, 1700–1760s

Amanda B. Moniz

in From Empire to Humanity: The American Revolution and the Origins of Humanitarianism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190240356
eISBN:
9780190240387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190240356.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, British and Irish Early Modern History

The study opens with an overview of transatlantic missionary and educational charities from the early 1700s through the early 1760s. Members of the British Atlantic community tightened their bonds ... More


Interimperial Foundations: Early Anglo-Dutch Trade in the Caribbean and New Amsterdam

Christian J. Koot

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

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814748831
eISBN:
9780814749425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814748831.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter introduces New Amsterdam, the Leeward Islands, and Barbados and describes the earliest interactions between English and Dutch adventurers in these places. Located far from the seat of ... More


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