About this Subject

Forthcoming Articles

 

Atlantic History - Oxford Bibliographies

You are looking at 21 - 40 of 229 items

Godparents and Godparenting

Vincent Cousseau

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Godparents and Godparenting Introduction Godparenting is a rite associated with baptism, which constitutes the integration ceremony within the...

Mining, Gold, and Silver

Kris Lane

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mining, Gold, and Silver Introduction The search for gold and silver spurred Atlantic exploration, and from the 15th to 19th centuries, mines i...

Monroe, James

Cassandra Good, Scott Harris

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

James Monroe Introduction Remembered primarily as the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe (b. 1758–d. 1831) compiled a more extensive rés...

Georgia

Paul M. Pressly

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Georgia Introduction Scholarly interest in comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to studying the past has produced a deep and rich understanding ...

British Atlantic World

Trevor Burnard

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

British Atlantic World Introduction The English were latecomers into the Atlantic, with permanent settlement not beginning in earnest until th...

Religion

Carla Gardina Pestana

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Religion Introduction Religion shaped the early modern Atlantic world in many ways. Although Iberian expansion began before the Protestant Reformation, ...

Slavery, Atlantic

Matt Childs

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Atlantic Slavery Introduction If historians were forced to name the one institution or historical phenomenon that most decisively fostered ...

Manumission

David Ryden

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Manumission Introduction Along the western rim of the Atlantic basin, slavery’s growth was primarily in response to economic imperatives. The ...

Loyalism

Liam Riordan

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Loyalism Introduction Loyalism as explored here refers to the ideologies, experiences, actions, and legacies of those who opposed the American ...

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...

Print Culture in the British Atlantic

Eve T. Bannet

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Print Culture in the British Atlantic Introduction This article focuses on the different ways in which a shared language and highly flexible print cultu...

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....

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 ...

Gender in the Caribbean

Christine Walker

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Gender in the Caribbean Introduction European contact initiated centuries of colonialism and slavery in the Caribbean, and also transformed the region’s...

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...

How to Subscribe

Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions and individuals. For more information or to contact an Oxford Sales Representative click here.

Purchase an Ebook Version of This Article

Ebooks of the Oxford Bibliographies Online subject articles are available in North America via a number of retailers including Amazon, vitalsource, and more. Simply search on their sites for Oxford Bibliographies Online Research Guides and your desired subject article.

If you would like to purchase an eBook article and live outside North America please email onlinemarketing@oup.com to express your interest.