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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


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


. 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


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


‘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


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


Transitions, 1808–1820

Leonardo Marques

in The United States and the Transatlantic Slave Trade to the Americas, 1776-1867

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300212419
eISBN:
9780300224733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212419.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Chapter 3 discusses the impact of the slave trade act of 1807 and the multiple forms of U.S. participation in the slave trade during the 1810s. It shows how some forms became predominant over that ... More


War and the Shipping Industry

Ralph Davis

in The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497384
eISBN:
9781786944467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497384.003.0015
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter considers the financial impact of war on British shipping during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It attempts to discern the number of merchant ship losses during the ... More


In the Eye of the Storm: The Influence of Maritime and Trade Networks on the Development of Ostend and Vice Versa during the Eighteenth Century

Jan Parmentier

in Trade, Migration and Urban Networks in Port Cities, c. 1640-1940

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780973893489
eISBN:
9781786944566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780973893489.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter explores the development of trade opportunities in the port of Ostend during the Eighteenth century, particularly the circular manner in which trade helped the port develop, which in ... More


Baptized by Water and Fire: The Religious Rites of the Company’s Early Fleets and Conquests

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/9780801453632.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter is about religious rituals and worship aboard WIC ships, religious rituals in war, and the company’s privateering activities against the Spanish and Portuguese. Clergy played a crucial ... More


Public Service, Private Profits

Faye Margaret Kert

in Prize and Prejudice: Privateering and Naval Prize in Atlantic Canada in the War of 1812

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780968128817
eISBN:
9781786944832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780968128817.003.0005
Subject:
History, Maritime History

This chapter examines the role and financial appeal of prizemaking and privateering during the War of 1812. It details the legal prerequisites for privateering during the war, such as Letters of ... More


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