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Abolition of Slavery

Michael Guasco, Matthew Wyman-McCarthy

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Abolition of SlaveryIntroductionThe abolition of slavery in the Atlantic world occurred during the 19th century, but its origins are generally recogni...

Abolitionism and Africa

Bronwen Everill

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Abolitionism and AfricaIntroductionFrom the beginning of the organized abolition campaigns in the Atlantic world in the 1780s, antislavery campaigners...

Africa and the Atlantic World

David Northrup

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Africa and the Atlantic World Introduction Africa from Morocco to the Cape of Good Hope experienced new contacts with Europeans during the...

African American Religions

Stefania Capone

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

African American Religions Introduction Since its beginnings, the study of African American religions has combined anthropological and histori...

African Religion and Culture

David Northrup

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

African Religion and Culture Introduction Africa has been home to a great variety of religious and other cultural practices and beliefs, i...

African Retailers and Small Artisans in the Atlantic World

Stewart King

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

African Retailers and Small Artisans in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionEnslaved and free Africans played a crucial role in the economies of the Atlanti...

Age of Atlantic Revolutions, The

Patrick Griffin

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2022-06-27

The Age of Atlantic RevolutionsIntroductionShould we call the broad dynamic that gripped the Atlantic from 1750 to 1850 the “Age of Revolution” or the...

Alexander von Humboldt and Transatlantic Studies

Jobst Welge

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Alexander von Humboldt and Transatlantic StudiesIntroductionThe Prussian aristocrat Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (b. 1769–d. 1859...

America, Pre-Contact

Kathleen DuVal

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Pre-Contact America Introduction People lived in the Americas for at least ten thousand years before the arrival of Europeans and Africans begi...

American Revolution, The

Trevor Burnard

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The American Revolution Introduction As a transformative event in American, world, and Atlantic history, the American Revolution has always...

Anti-Catholicism and Anti-Popery

Jessica Harland-Jacobs, Tyler Cline, Jeffrey Jones

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

Anti-Catholicism and Anti-PoperyIntroductionIt is hard to overestimate the extent to which anti-Catholicism structured the Atlantic world. As much as ...


Claudia Contente

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

ArgentinaIntroductionArgentina emerged as a nation-state in the latter half of the 19th century. However, both popular culture and the official histor...

Army, British

Matthew P. Dziennik

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

British Army Introduction Despite its seminal importance to the nation’s security in the long 18th century, the British army occupied an ambig...


David Plouviez

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Arsenals Introduction Dockyards were major instruments of the reach of European states’ navies over all the seas and oceans of the world. Thes...

Art and Artists

Elizabeth Mansfield, Emily Hagen

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Art and ArtistsIntroductionThe conceptual framework of Atlantic history calls for a nuanced understanding of the designations “art” and “artist.” As s...

Atlantic Biographies

Mark Meuwese

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Atlantic BiographiesIntroductionA vast number of biographical studies on Atlantic world history are available, making it impossible to give a comprehe...

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...

Atlantic History and Hemispheric History

Eric Hinderaker, Rebecca Horn

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

Atlantic History and Hemispheric HistoryIntroductionAtlantic history and hemispheric history overlap yet remain distinct. Atlantic history concerns th...

Atlantic Migration

Leslie Choquette

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Atlantic MigrationIntroductionBetween the 16th and 19th centuries, an estimated three million Europeans and twelve million Africans crossed the Atlant...

Atlantic New Orleans: 18th and 19th Centuries

Jean-Pierre Le Glaunec, Nathalie Dessens

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-05-27

Atlantic New Orleans: 18th and 19th CenturiesIntroductionFounded in 1718 by Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne, Sieur de Bienville, the city of La Nouvelle-Orléan...

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