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Holy Nation: The Transatlantic Quaker Ministry in an Age of Revolution

Sarah Crabtree

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226255767
eISBN:
9780226255934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226255934.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Holy Nation reconstructs the transnational religious community forged by the Society of Friends during the Age of Revolution. It utilizes the public and private writings of 76 ministers (40 male and ... More


Introduction: Spaces of Freedom in North America

Damian Alan Pargas

in Fugitive Slaves and Spaces of Freedom in North America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056036
eISBN:
9780813053806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056036.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction explains the changing geography of slavery and freedom in North America in the Age of Revolutions, specifically the development of various “spaces of freedom” throughout the ... More


Archipelagic State Formation, 1578–1783

Jonathan Scott

in How the Old World Ended: The Anglo-Dutch-American Revolution 1500-1800

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780300243598
eISBN:
9780300249361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300243598.003.0014
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter looks at how the old world ended through a sequence of republican revolutions. The Anglo-Dutch revolution of 1649–1702 was part of a broader process of Anglo-Dutch-American state-making ... More


The Problem of Order

J. E. Cookson

in The British Armed Nation 1793–1815

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206583
eISBN:
9780191677236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206583.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

One most interesting aspect of the problem of order in Britain during the Age of Revolution is the enormous gap between the threat of revolution as ... More


Consent, Civil Society, and the Public Sphere in the Age of Revolution and the Early American Republic

John L. Brooke

in Beyond the Founders: New Approaches to the Political History of the Early American Republic

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828892
eISBN:
9781469605241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898833_pasley.12
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter explores the boundary between the old and new histories that give essential priority to law and to language. It argues that these histories share far more than many of their ... More


Introduction

Lisa L. Moore and Joanna Brooks

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

This book brings together the voices and writings of English-speaking women that circulated around the North Atlantic during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. From Abigail Adams and Nanye’hi ... More


Edward Nicolls and the Problem of War and Slavery in the Age of Revolution

Nathaniel Millett

in The Maroons of Prospect Bluff and Their Quest for Freedom in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813044545
eISBN:
9780813046426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044545.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the status of and challenges to slavery in both the Atlantic World and in the young American Republic during the Age of Revolution. It considers the role that slaves played in ... More


Catalonia's Advocates: Lawyers, Society, and Politics in Barcelona, 1759-1900

Stephen Jacobson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832974
eISBN:
9781469605494
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899175_jacobson
Subject:
Law, Legal History

Offering a window into the history of the modern legal profession in Western Europe, this book presents a history of lawyers in the most industrialized city on the Mediterranean. Far from being mere ... More


Introduction

Ali Yaycioglu

in Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796125
eISBN:
9780804798389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796125.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The introduction of the book engages in a discussion on the growing historiography of the global age of revolutions and recent debates about the transformation of the Ottoman Empire in the eighteenth ... More


Introduction: Sick of Politics

John Owen Havard

in Disaffected Parties: Political Estrangement and the Making of English Literature, 1760-1830

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198833130
eISBN:
9780191881558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198833130.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature

Disaffected Parties offers a prehistory for modern political disaffection that underscores literature’s importance as a means of thinking about a diverse array of relationships with politics, in this ... More


How to Think about Rights in Early Modern Europe

Dan Edelstein

in On the Spirit of Rights

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226588988
eISBN:
9780226589039
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589039.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This book presents itself as a history of how natural rights became human rights, from the Wars of Religion to the Age of Revolutions, and ultimately up to 1948. But it is also and more precisely a ... More


Islands and the Age of Revolutions in the Indian and Pacific Oceans

Sujit Sivasundaram

in Islands and the British Empire in the Age of Sail

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780198847229
eISBN:
9780191882135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198847229.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The Age of Revolutions altered the map of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. More of these oceans were ‘filled in’ in the European mind, as voyages of discovery and scientific studies of oceans, ... More


Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Ali Yaycioglu

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796125
eISBN:
9780804798389
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796125.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book is about the Ottoman Empire in the Age of Revolutions, between 1760 and 1820. Like many polities around the world in this period, the Ottoman Empire experienced a series of institutional ... More


Consequences: Memories of the Siege on an Island Transformed

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/9781469645353.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 links the Aponte slave rebellion in Cuba, which took place fifty years after the siege of Havana, with the wide-ranging impacts of the British invasion and occupation. After Spain regained ... More


Empire: Order, Crisis, and Reform, 1700–1806

Ali Yaycioglu

in Partners of the Empire: The Crisis of the Ottoman Order in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780804796125
eISBN:
9780804798389
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804796125.003.0002
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter offers a brief sketch of the Ottoman world in the eighteenth century and examines the New Order, a set of reform agendas proposed by the Ottoman imperial elite to bring military and ... More


Meditating on Slavery in the Age of Revolution: Barbary Captivities and the Whitening of American Democracy

Carroll Smith-Rosenberg

in Warring for America: Cultural Contests in the Era of 1812

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469631516
eISBN:
9781469631776
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631516.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

From the nation’s founding inclusion in and exclusion from the U.S. body politic has been racialized. Citizenship and whiteness have been defined in opposition to slavery and blackness, the free ... More


The Shock Waves of the Haitian Revolution

Aline Helg

in Slave No More: Self-Liberation before Abolitionism in the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649634
eISBN:
9781469649658
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649634.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter explores the shock waves caused by the Haitian Revolution and the massive slave insurrection that took both the Americas and Europe by surprise. Despite the rarity of large-scale revolts ... More


Revolutionary Conceptions: Women, Fertility, and Family Limitation in America, 1760-1820

Susan E. Klepp

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833223
eISBN:
9781469600796
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838716_Klepp
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In the Age of Revolution, how did American women conceive their lives and marital obligations? By examining the attitudes and behaviors surrounding the contentious issues of family, contraception, ... More


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

Padraic X. Scanlan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300217445
eISBN:
9780300231526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217445.001.0001
Subject:
History, African History

Freedom’s Debtors is a history of the British movement to abolish the slave trade, told through the lens of the history of early colonial Sierra Leone. After the abolition of the British slave trade ... More


The Gulf and Its City

Kenneth R. Aslakson

in Making Race in the Courtroom: The Legal Construction of Three Races in Early New Orleans

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814724316
eISBN:
9780814724972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814724316.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter provides the socioeconomic framework of New Orleans in the Age of Revolution, and locates the city's free people of color within this framework. The city was characterized by the rising ... More


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