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Migrations and Diasporas

Susanne Lachenicht

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Migrations and Diasporas Introduction Between 1492 and 1866 millions of people crossed the Atlantic—from Africa’s west coast (from 1500 to 1866,...

Diaspora, The Acadian

Christopher Hodson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

The Acadian Diaspora Introduction Late in 1755, an army of British regulars and Massachusetts volunteers undertook what one officer described a...

Atlantic Creoles

Jane Landers

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-10-28

Atlantic Creoles Introduction Historians of the Atlantic world are indebted to Ira Berlin for the concept of “Atlantic Creoles,” a phrase Berli...

Constitutions

Max Edling

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Constitutions Introduction The age of Atlantic revolutions was also an age of constitution making. From Chile to Russia, from Norway to Malta, ...

Native American Histories in North America

Susan Sleeper-Smith

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Native American Histories in North America Introduction The involvement of Indian activists in the public protests of the 1960s and 1970s offe...

Economy of British America, The

Cathy D. Matson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

The Economy of British America Introduction From its earliest settlement in the early 1600s by small groups of British individuals to the conc...

Sex and Sexuality

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Sex and Sexuality Introduction Encounters around the Atlantic world often involved sex, a fact that fascinated and troubled people at the tim...

Slave Trade, The Atlantic

David Northrup

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Atlantic Slave Trade Introduction The slave trade was one of the earliest and the most capital-intensive forms of Atlantic interaction....

Jefferson, Thomas

Maurizio Valsania

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Thomas Jefferson Introduction Third president of the United States (1801–1809), coauthor of the Declaration of Independence, governor of Virgi...

Miners

Kris Lane

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Miners Introduction Humans mined and refined gold, silver, copper, tin, and other minerals long before Columbus first crossed the Atlantic in ...

Quakers

John Smolenski

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Quakers Introduction The Society of Friends, colloquially known as the Quakers, played a major role in shaping the religious culture of the At...

Creolization

Roderick McDonald, Michelle Craig McDonald

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Creolization Introduction Few areas of historical scholarship have undergone such dramatic expansion, in so short a space of time, as the stu...

Empire and State Formation

Catherine Desbarats

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Empire and State Formation Introduction Historical writing on empire and state formation is undergoing a kind of global renaissance for a host...

Slavery in British and American Literature

Judie Newman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Slavery in British and American Literature Introduction For some literary scholars, all literature that follows the establishment of Atlantic ...

Race and Racism

Andrew Wells

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Race and Racism Introduction It has become an acknowledged commonplace that “race” and the other entities from and against which it has been d...

Iberian Atlantic World, 1600-1800

Jane Landers

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Iberian Atlantic World, 1600–1800 Introduction Following the successful conclusion of their wars to recover the Iberian Peninsula from Musl...

West Indian Economic Decline

Ahmed Reid

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

West Indian Economic Decline Introduction A central feature of British West Indian economic history is the precipitous decline of the plantati...

Puritanism

Abram C. Van Engen

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-10-29

Puritanism Introduction Puritanism is a problem. It had a massive impact on the early modern history of England and New England, and yet no sc...

Slavery, Native American

Michael Guasco

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Native American Slavery Introduction Native American slavery has traditionally been treated by scholars as a secondary matter that is of histor...

Slavery, Public Memory and Heritage of

Ana Lucia Araujo

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Public Memory and Heritage of Slavery Introduction The study of public memory and heritage of slavery emerged during the 1980s. In various for...

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