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Crisis and Expansion

Geoffrey Jones

in British Multinational Banking, 1830-1990

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206026
eISBN:
9780191676925
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206026.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

This chapter discusses the period between the financial crises and the end of the world war. During this period, the British multinational banks had expanded along with the booming world economy. ... More


The Dutch in Seventeenth-Century Senegambia and the Emergence of Papiamentu

BART JACOBS

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/9780197265208.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter explores the presence of the first Dutch West India Company (WIC) in 17th-century Senegambia, particularly in the Petite Côte region. The WIC's activity in this part of Upper Guinea is ... More


Acts of Navigation, 1647–1674

Andrew Lipman

in The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300207668
eISBN:
9780300216691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207668.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter focuses on the years after the Pequot War and Kieft's War. During this period, villages began rising across the shoreline, some on the exact places where Indian towns had been recently ... More


The History of Brazil under the Governorship of Count Johan Maurits of Nassau, 1636–1644

Caspar van Baerle

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813036649
eISBN:
9780813041599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813036649.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

At its height in the first half of the seventeenth century, the Dutch West India Company controlled a scattered but sizeable portion of the western hemisphere, from present-day Albany, New York, to ... More


Introduction “The Angel Would Like to Stay, Awaken the Dead, and Make Whole What Has Been Smashed”: AWAKING TO HISTORY ON MANHATTAN ISLAND

THELMA WILLS FOOTE

in Black and White Manhattan: The History of Racial Formation in Colonial New York City

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195165371
eISBN:
9780199871735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195165371.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book shows that racialized subjects are formations that arise out of historically specific projects and strategic relations of power — in this case study, the early modern project of colony ... More


Remembering Revolution: Gender, Violence, and Subjectivity in India's Naxalbari Movement

Srila Roy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780198081722
eISBN:
9780199082223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198081722.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Remembering Revolution explores the gendered politics of leftwing cultures and practices of violence. It is a study of women’s role and involvement in the late 1960s radical left ... More


Appropriations of Spartan Helotage in British Anti‐Slavery Debates of the 1790s

Stephen Hodkinson and Edith Hall

in Ancient Slavery and Abolition: From Hobbes to Hollywood

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199574674
eISBN:
9780191728723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199574674.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Spartan helotage was important in framing the early British parliamentary motions, between 1791 and 1796 for abolition of the slave trade. Helotage, particularly illustrated from the evidence of ... More


The Absolute Disposal of the Crown

Padraic X. Scanlan

in Freedom's Debtors: British Antislavery in Sierra Leone in the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

From 1810 until the Court’s powers were dramatically reduced in 1817, the Vice-Admiralty Court of Sierra Leone became the object of intense interest from the British armed forces. Royal Navy and ... More


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

D. Noorlander

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780801453632
eISBN:
9781501740336
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453632.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Heaven’s Wrath explores the religious thought and religious rites of the early Dutch Atlantic world. The book argues that the Reformed Church and the West India Company forged and maintained a close ... More


New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Susanah Shaw Romney

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book locates the foundations of the early modern Dutch empire in interpersonal transactions among women and men. As West India Company ships began sailing westward in the early seventeenth ... More


Fitting In

Perry Gauci

in William Beckford: First Prime Minister of the London Empire

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300166750
eISBN:
9780300195163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300166750.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes the difficulties faced by Beckford as he endeavored to fit into metropolitan society. Regardless of the recent success of the West India lobby in Parliament, and for all his ... More


The Opportunities and Limits of Ethnic Soldiering: The Tupis and the Dutch-Portuguese Struggle for the Southern Atlantic, 1630–1657

Mark Meuwese

in Empires and Indigenes: Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753088
eISBN:
9780814765272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753088.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the Dutch colonization of northeastern Brazil from 1630 to 1654. The colony was governed by the West India Company (WIC), which depended on a strong navy and army. Without ... More


New York Merchants and the Indo-Atlantic Trade

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/9780520282902.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter provides a broad overview of the geographical, social, and cultural conditions in New York that gave rise to its prominence as the major colonial Atlantic hub in the Indo-Atlantic trade ... More


“She is Now Already at Sea”: Extending Ties, Creating Empire

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter describes the role of women in building the Dutch Atlantic empire. Many women took their place on board the many Dutch ships that plied the Atlantic as maidservants, single women seeking ... More


“To Be Together with One Another”: Creating an African Community

Angie Maxwell

in New Netherland Connections: Intimate Networks and Atlantic Ties in Seventeenth-Century America

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781469614250
eISBN:
9781469615585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469614250.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter considers the experiences of Africans in New Amsterdam, many of whom began their lives in the colony as property of the West India Company (WIC). On February 25, 1644, the long-serving ... More


Social Welfare Policies and Population Questions in the 1930s

Juanita De Barros

in Reproducing the British Caribbean: Sex, Gender, and Population Politics after Slavery

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469616056
eISBN:
9781469617930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469616056.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter considers the extent to which many of the ideas and approaches concerning population growth and infant and maternal welfare in Britain's Caribbean colonies—particularly Jamaica, Guyana, ... More


The Bay of Slaughters

MIGUEL A. Bretos

in Matanzas: The Cuba Nobody Knows

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813038100
eISBN:
9780813041568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813038100.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The origin of Matanzas's strange name (“Matanzas” literally means “slaughters”) can be traced back to around 1510, when most of the crew of a Spanish vessel that had wrecked at the bay were killed by ... More


Conclusion

P. J. Marshall

in Edmund Burke and the British Empire in the West Indies: Wealth, Power, and Slavery

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841203
eISBN:
9780191876738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841203.003.0012
Subject:
History, Latin American History, British and Irish Modern History

The Conclusion restates the narrative theme of the book in briefly tracing the growth of Burke’s involvement with the West Indies through the private interests of his close connections, to making ... More


Enslaved Africans and the British Military at the Brimstone Hill Fortress, St. Kitts, West Indies

Gerald F. Schroedl

in British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056753
eISBN:
9780813053646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056753.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Brimstone Hill Fortress (1690–1854) is a British colonial era fortification located on the northwest coast of St. Kitts in the eastern Caribbean. In the eighteenth century, it became the centerpiece ... 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


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