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 The Revolution on the Corner of Main and Hardy

J. Rixey Ruffin

in A Paradise of Reason: William Bentley and Enlightenment Christianity in the Early Republic

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195326512
eISBN:
9780199870417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326512.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

William Bentley began his tenure as assistant pastor of the East Church in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1783, and immediately came into conflict with the much older senior pastor. But within two years, ... More


The Military Resources of the Nobility

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

in War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.003.010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines the resources deployed by the nobility in their participation in warfare. In England, their recruitment of troops became less important over time as retinues raised from their ... More


Piracy and Privateering

David M. Williams and Andrew P. White

in A Select Bibliography of British and Irish University Theses about Maritime History, 1792-1990

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780969588504
eISBN:
9781786944931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780969588504.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

A bibliography of post-graduate theses concerning Piracy and Privateering throughout Maritime History


Slave Merchant

Peter Earle

in The Earles of Liverpool: A Georgian Merchant Dynasty

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381731
eISBN:
9781781382301
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381731.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

When William Earle settled in Liverpool after retiring from the sea, his main (but not only) occupation was trading in slaves. This activity has been analysed with the aid of two data-sets, one ... More


Rough Waters: American Involvement with the Mediterranean in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Silvia Marzagalli, James R. Sofka, and John McCusker (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497346
eISBN:
9781786944504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497346.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This study analyses the presence of American ships, merchants, and interests in the Mediterranean region in the first decades following the independence of the United States, and seeks to understand ... More


The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Jaap R. Bruijn

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497353
eISBN:
9781786944498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.001.0001
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This book is a reprint of Jaap R. Bruijn’s 1993 book, The Dutch Navy, which offers an English-language overview of the history of the Dutch Navy in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It is ... More


Grocers’ Hall

David Brown

in Empire and Enterprise: Money, Power and the Adventurers for Irish Land during the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526131997
eISBN:
9781526152107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132000.00011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 4 charts the development of English state finance and policy towards Ireland during the first English Civil War. Following the outbreak of formal hostilities in England, the Adventurers ... More


Convoys and Companies: Privatising Economic Warfare at Sea in the Dutch Republic, 1580–1800

Erik Odegard

in Economic Warfare and the Sea: Grand Strategies for Maritime Powers, c. 1600-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781789621594
eISBN:
9781800341166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621594.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

When the Dutch Republic and Habsburg Spain went to war again in 1621, the Dutch were confronted by a well-run campaign against its trade and fisheries mainly operating out of Dunkirk. This chapter ... More


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

Jeremy Baskes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780804785426
eISBN:
9780804786355
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785426.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Early modern, long-distance trade was fraught with risk and uncertainty, driving merchants to seek means to reduce them. In the traditional historiography on Spanish colonial trade, the role of risk ... More


Captain Quelch’s Warning: The Transformation of Pirate Nests, 1704–1713

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/9781469617947.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter examines the cultural turn against heroic sea marauding during the period 1704–1713, with particular emphasis on the execution of Captain John Quelch and its significance for the ... More


Kingston

Christine Walker

in Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469658797
eISBN:
9781469655284
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469658797.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Two focuses on the urban and seafaring pursuits of a diverse group of women living in early eighteenth-century Kingston. Women of European, Euro-African, and African descent comprised a ... More


. Black Markets for Black Labor: Pirates, Privateers, and Interlopers in the Origins of the Intercolonial Slave Trade, CA. 1619–1720

Gregory E. O’Malley

in Final Passages: The Intercolonial Slave Trade of British America, 1619–1807

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469615349
eISBN:
9781469615554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469615349.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how piracy and privateering contributed to the slave trade in English, Dutch, and French America between 1619 and 1720. It shows that even before England possessed colonies from ... More


Britannia’s Rules: (1750–1914)

David Bosco

in The Poseidon Project: The Struggle to Govern the World's Oceans

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780190265649
eISBN:
9780197582916
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190265649.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

As Britain became the dominant naval power with increasingly global reach, its approach to the oceans underwent an important shift. London abandoned its claims to sovereignty over nearby waters and ... More


‘In a National Light’: War and the Ethics of Imperial Politics

D.H. Robinson

in The Idea of Europe and the Origins of the American Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198862925
eISBN:
9780191895432
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862925.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, History of Ideas

This chapter shows how continentalism and colonial British nationalism created a distinctive language of political legitimation in the colonies during the mid-eighteenth century. This standard of ... More


Trade in War and Peace

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/9780804785426.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 6 explores the effects of war on Spanish transatlantic commerce, focusing especially on the American Revolutionary War and the wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon. War had profound ... More


The Dutch Seaborne Empire: Qua Patet Orbis

Leonard Blussé

in The Oxford World History of Empire: Volume Two: The History of Empires

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780197532768
eISBN:
9780197532799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197532768.003.0031
Subject:
History, World Medieval History

In the course of the seventeenth century Dutch merchants created a seaborne empire that provided them with the primacy in world trade. This chapter focuses on the defining traits of the Verenigde ... More


Conclusion

Joshua M. White

in Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503602526
eISBN:
9781503603929
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503602526.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The conclusion recapitulates the book’s key arguments, fast-forwarding to the mid-eighteenth century to test the assertion that the Ottoman Mediterranean was a legal space, defined in large part by ... More


The Cockpit of Europe

Luis Martínez-Fernández

in Key to the New World: A History of Early Colonial Cuba

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781683400325
eISBN:
9781683400981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400325.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter focuses on the interconnectivity of war and peace in Europe with a variety of forms of European incursion in the Caribbean during the 1500s and 1600s. It traces the emergence and ... 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


Honour and anger: shipboard politics in 1627

Eleanor Hubbard

in Revolutionising Politics: Culture and Conflict in England, 1620-60

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781526148155
eISBN:
9781526166531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526148162.00010
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter uses the uncontested ‘election’ of the sea captain Sir Francis Stewart in 1627 to explore what voting meant to early modern Englishmen when deferential assent was apparently the only ... More


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