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Bacon's Rebellion

Paul Musselwhite

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

Bacon’s RebellionIntroductionBacon’s Rebellion in Virginia was one of the largest popular uprisings in the history of the British America, and it has ...

Baltic Sea

Eric Schnakenbourg

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Baltic SeaIntroductionIn the Early Modern era, the Baltic Sea was called the Nordic Mediterranean because of its unique outlet on the high seas and it...


Janet Moore Lindman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

BaptistsIntroductionThe Baptist religion began in Continental Europe during the early 16th century. Known as Anabaptism, it emerged as a radical alter...

Barbados in the Atlantic World

Justin Roberts

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Barbados in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionBarbados, settled by Europeans in 1627, was among the first permanent English colonies in the Americas, and ...

Barbary States

David Dzurec

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-05-26

Barbary StatesIntroductionThe North African states of Algiers, Tunis, Tripoli, and Morocco, which, until the 19th century, Europeans collectively refe...


Mariana P. Candido

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Benguela Introduction Benguela is a city in central Angola, but the term often refers to its immediate interior and regions in the central hig...

Black Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions, The

Roderick McDonald, Michelle Craig McDonald

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Black Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions Introduction Between 1630 and 1780 at least five Africans landed in Britain’s Atlantic empire ...

Bolívar, Simón

Joshua Simon

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-08-25

Simón BolívarIntroductionSimón Bolívar was born in 1783 in Caracas, the capital city of the Captaincy-General of Venezuela (roughly corresponding to t...


Kathleen DuVal

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Borderlands Introduction A borderland is both a place and a historiographic methodology, although historians often combine the two uses. A bord...


John M. Monteiro

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Brazil Introduction In the early 21st century, one of the world’s largest nations, Brazil, owes its existence to a history that is intimately ...

Britain and Empire, 1685-1730

Gabriel Glickman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-10-27

Britain and Empire, 1685–1730IntroductionThe half century that followed the coronation of James II brought an escalation in English interest in the po...

British Atlantic Architectures

Daniel Maudlin

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

British Atlantic Architectures Introduction British Atlantic architectures is the history of buildings and built environments related to the B...

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...

Buenos Aires in the Atlantic World

Claudia Contente, Fernando Alberto Jumar

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Buenos Aires in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionBuenos Aires, which was founded a second and definitive time in 1580, was until 1617 part of the Goberna...


Kelly L. Watson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

CannibalismIntroductionCannibalism has loomed large in the Western historical imagination for millennia. The 5th-century bce Greek historian Herodotus...


Tom Cutterham

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

CapitalismIntroductionAs a conceptual apparatus for the analysis of complex historical phenomena, “capitalism” has been a powerful tool for historians...


Neal Salisbury

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Captivity Introduction The study of cross-cultural captivity as a phenomenon of Atlantic history from the late 15th to late 19th centuries rema...

Captivity in Africa

Vincent Carretta

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Captivity in AfricaIntroductionFactual as well as fictional accounts exist of specific individuals taken captive in Africa and brought into contact wi...

Captivity in North America

Evan Haefeli

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Captivity in North AmericaIntroductionBetween the 17th and 19th centuries, America’s indigenous peoples captured several thousand European colonists a...

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...

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