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Caribbean, The

Gad Heuman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Caribbean Introduction The Caribbean includes the arc of islands in the Caribbean Sea but also the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, and French Gu...

Cartier, Jacques

Alan Gordon

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Jacques Cartier Introduction Jacques Cartier (b. 1491–d. 1557), a sea captain from Saint-Malo on France’s northern coast, was one of the first...


Rachel O'Toole

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Castas Introduction Lower-status people and people of color in colonial Latin America, or the castas, as well as casta categories or terms tha...


Allyson M. Poska

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Catholicism Introduction The Roman Catholic Church was the single largest institution of the early modern Atlantic world. Its reach extended fr...


Emma Hart

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Charleston Introduction The fourth largest city in the mainland British colonies, Charleston was the major urban center in the plantation Sout...

Chartered Companies, British and Dutch

Tony Webster

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

British and Dutch Chartered Companies Introduction Chartered companies were commercial organizations that enjoyed special privileges granted by...


Ruth Herndon

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Childhood Introduction This bibliography focuses on childhood in Atlantic world cultures in the 17th and 18th centuries (1600–1800). Geographi...


Adam Siegel, Axel Borg

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Chocolate Introduction While the role of Theobroma cacao L. in the Atlantic economy has been overshadowed by other commodity crops such as cof...

Class and Social Structure

Simon Middleton

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Class and Social Structure Introduction The study of social structure—meaning the relationships between different social groups and the signif...


Anya Zilberstein

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Climate Introduction In a geophysical sense, there has never been a single climate of the entire Atlantic world. The ocean’s hemispheres and l...


Sophie White

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Clothing Introduction The study of clothing offers a distinctive methodological approach to understanding the Atlantic world. It engages with ...


Michelle Craig McDonald

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Coffee Introduction Coffee has been one of the top five most heavily traded commodities worldwide for almost a century, and its production and...

Colonial Governance in Spanish America

Emily Berquist Soule

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Colonial Governance in Spanish America Introduction Infamously complex and mutable, yet in some ways surprisingly standardized, the Spanish go...

Colonialism and Postcolonialism

Eva Botella-Ordinas

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Colonialism and Postcolonialism ...

Colonization of English America

Trevor Burnard

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Colonization of English America Introduction England was a latecomer in the colonization of the Americas. It drew heavily on the example o...

Colonization, Ideologies of

Ken MacMillan

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Ideologies of Colonization Introduction Envisioning, executing, and explaining colonization in the Atlantic world was a complex process for Eu...

Comparative Indigenous History of the Americas

Yanna Yannakakis

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Comparative Indigenous History of the Americas Introduction The Atlantic world as an organizing concept for the history of the region bounded ...


Nicole von Germeten

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Confraternities Introduction Confraternities were European Catholic institutions that were brought to the Americas in the 16th century and emb...


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, ...

Continental America

Kathleen DuVal

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Continental America Introduction Traditionally, early American history was limited to the thirteen British colonies that rebelled and becam...

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