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Seven Years' War, The

Geoffrey Plank

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Seven Years’ War Introduction The Seven Years’ War began in 1754 in the upper Ohio River Valley in what is now western Pennsylvania. Britis...

Rumor

Christopher Vernon

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Rumor Introduction Rumor and the ways that people pass information to one another are an important mechanism behind how human societies functi...

Violence

Geoffrey Plank

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Violence Introduction In recent years scholars have become increasingly aware of the pervasiveness of violence in the early modern Atlantic ...

Slavery in Africa

Ty M. Reese

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Slavery in Africa Introduction Slavery is viewed as an ancient and universal institution and thus it can be found in a diversity of forms thro...

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...

French Revolution, The

Allan Potofsky

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The French Revolution Introduction Was the French Revolution part of a single movement that historians conceptualize as the revolutionary Atlan...

Haitian Revolution, The

Marie-Jeanne Rossignol

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Haitian Revolution Introduction The Haitian Revolution has continually triggered scholarly (and literary) interest since its inception, t...

Slave Codes

Sally Hadden

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Slave Codes Introduction The creation of legal codes dates back to antiquity, but the preference for continuing to use codes (as opposed to ga...

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 ...

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...

Free People of Color

Matt Childs

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Free People of Color Introduction Wherever slavery existed in the Americas, free people of color could be found. Despite the ubiquitous pre...

Proprietary Colonies

L. H. Roper

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Proprietary Colonies Introduction The character of early modern Western European states determined that many “public” activities were undertak...

Networks of Science and Scientists

Helen Cowie

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Networks of Science and Scientists Introduction Science in the Atlantic world was founded on the exchange of knowledge and objects across spac...

Sugar

Justin Roberts

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Sugar Introduction Sugar drove the expansion of European empires in the Atlantic world. From its cultivation in the Atlantic Islands in the 15...

Philanthropy

Amanda Moniz

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Philanthropy Introduction Since the beginnings of European expansion, philanthropy both fostered the integration of the Atlantic world and was...

Domestic Production and Consumption

Robert DuPlessis

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Domestic Production and Consumption Introduction In the past several decades, household production and consumption have emerged as importa...

Great Awakening

Thomas S. Kidd

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Great Awakening Introduction The Great Awakening was the most profound social, cultural, and religious upheaval in the North American British ...

Slave Owners In The British Atlantic

Nick Draper

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Slave Owners in the British Atlantic Introduction The recent historiography of slavery in the Atlantic world has, for entirely understandable ...

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, The

Travis Glasson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts Introduction The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SP...

Domestic Slave Trades in the Americas

Michael Tadman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Domestic Slave Trades in the Americas Introduction Through their power to tear families apart, domestic slave trades (also called internal sla...

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