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Jennifer Anderson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Mahogany Introduction Mahogany, the common name for several related species of tropical hardwoods of the genus Swietenia (Meliaceae family), b...


David Ryden

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Manumission Introduction Along the western rim of the Atlantic basin, slavery’s growth was primarily in response to economic imperatives. The ...

Maps in the Atlantic World

S. Max Edelson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Maps in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionMaps organized imperial expansion in the Atlantic world. They reflected European advances in mathematics and nav...

Maritime Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions, The

Mary Draper

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-03-25

The Maritime Atlantic in the Age of RevolutionsIntroductionBetween the 1770s and the 1820s, revolutions erupted across the Atlantic world. In North an...

Markets in the Atlantic World

Emma Hart

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Markets in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionThe centuries between 1500 and 1800, during which the Atlantic world reached its apogee as a phenomenon, coin...

Maroons and Marronage

Marjoleine Kars

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Maroons and MarronageIntroductionThe term “maroons” refers to people who escaped slavery to create independent groups and communities on the outskirts...

Marriage and Family in the Atlantic World

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Marriage and Family in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionPeople of the Atlantic world experienced political upheaval, migration, religious and intellectua...

Material Culture in the Atlantic World

Robert DuPlessis

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Material Culture in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionScholarly interest in artifacts is on the rise for reasons both narrowly academic and broadly social...

Material Culture of Slavery in the British Atlantic

Stephan Lenik

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-03-31

Material Culture of Slavery in the British AtlanticIntroductionThe material culture of Atlantic World slavery includes all portable and non-portable o...

Medicine in the Atlantic World

Katherine Johnston

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

Medicine in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionVarious medical traditions from Africa, Europe, and the Americas converged in the Atlantic world between the...


Tobin Miller Shearer

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

MennonitesIntroductionMennonites trace their roots to the Anabaptist movement of the early 16th century in Europe. The Anabaptists emerged out of the ...

Mental Disorder in the Atlantic World

Leonard Smith

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Mental Disorder in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionMental disorder is a long recognized element of the human condition. Throughout history, the response...


Albane Forestier

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mercantilism Introduction The term “mercantilism” is used to refer to a set of economic theories and policies that dominated in early modern Euro...

Merchants in the Atlantic World

Pierre Gervais

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Merchants in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionAtlantic history in the Early Modern period is, if not only the history of merchants, at least mostly the h...

Merchants' Networks

Cathy D. Matson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Merchants’ Networks Introduction For many decades, scholars have studied the commercial connections of the Atlantic world across national and ...


Jane E. Mangan

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Mestizos Introduction This article treats the subject of mestizos, defined as people of mixed-race descent, as well as mestizaje, interpreted ...


Sean McEnroe

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mexico Introduction Works treating Atlantic history and world systems as their explicit object generally address a broader geographic field tha...

Migrations and Diasporas

Susanne Lachenicht

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Migrations and Diasporas Introduction Between 1492 and 1866 millions of people crossed the Atlantic—from Africa’s west coast (from 1500 to 1866,...

Minas Gerais

Douglas Libby

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-11-24

Minas GeraisIntroductionThe territory known as Minas Gerais (General Mines), roughly corresponding to the highlands of the southeastern region of pres...


Kris Lane

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

Miners Introduction Humans mined and refined gold, silver, copper, tin, and other minerals long before Columbus first crossed the Atlantic in ...

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