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Female Slave Owners

Christine Walker

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Female Slave OwnersIntroductionWhile scholarship on female slave ownership in the Atlantic world pales in comparison with the extensive literature on ...


Ann Taylor Allen

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Feminism Introduction Although women, as individuals and in groups, have protested against the various forms of subordination they experienced...

First Contact and Early Colonization of Brazil

Stuart B. Schwartz, Aldair Rodrigues

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

First Contact and Early Colonization of BrazilIntroductionThis article covers much of the first century of the history of Brazil. The quincentennial c...

Fiscal-Military State

Mark Knights

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Fiscal-Military State Introduction A fiscal-military state was one capable of sustaining large-scale warfare through taxation and fiscal in...


Filipa Ribeiro da Silva

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Fiscality Introduction The early modern Atlantic world was a space of circulation and exchange for people, ideas, and commodities. European st...


Jeffrey Pilcher

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Food Introduction Food is at the heart of human societies, economies, and cultures, but historians have long considered it peripheral to their...

Forts, Fortresses, and Fortifications

Ty M. Reese

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Forts, Fortresses, and FortificationsIntroductionForts, fortresses, and fortifications were constructed throughout the Atlantic world and by a great v...

France and Empire

Christopher Hodson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

France and Empire Introduction At its apex, the early modern French Empire laid claim to nearly a third of North America, ruled over the Carib...

France and its Empire in the Indian Ocean

Nathan Marvin, Blake Smith

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

France and Its Empire in the Indian OceanIntroductionFrance was a latecomer to the Indian Ocean among European powers. After some tentative and short-...

France and the British Isles from 1640 to 1789

Stéphane Jettot, Vincent Meyzie

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

France and The British Isles from 1640 to 1789IntroductionAmong many, one the Atlantic history’s achievements has been to reconnect the metropolis to ...

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...

Free Ports in the Atlantic World

R. Grant Kleiser

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Free Ports in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionFree ports played an important role in fostering inter-imperial and international connections and commerci...

French Army and the Atlantic World, The

Christopher Tozzi

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

The French Army and the Atlantic WorldIntroductionFor much of the early modern and modern eras, the French Army has been among the largest in Europe. ...

French Atlantic World

Marie-Jeanne Rossignol

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

French Atlantic World Introduction The very notions of Atlantic history and a French Atlantic are heavily debated, especially by French histo...

French Emancipation

Sue Peabody

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

French Emancipation Introduction France incorporated slavery in all of its early modern overseas colonies, including Canada, and was the first...

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...


Molly McClain

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

GardensIntroductionGardens can be tangible—rows of carefully tended flowers—and metaphorical. In the 17th and 18th centuries, the cultivation of plant...

Gender in Iberian America

Nicole von Germeten

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Gender in Iberian AmericaIntroductionGender studies in Iberian America derived from and continues to connect with a broad range of topics including de...

Gender in North America

Karin Wulf

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Gender in North America Introduction Gender, in Joan Scott’s famous formulation, is “a constitutive element of social relationships based on p...

Gender in the Atlantic World

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Gender in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionWomen as well as men were central to the patterns of trade and conquest that made the Atlantic world. Early wo...

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