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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 ...

Mining, Gold, and Silver

Kris Lane

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Mining, Gold, and Silver Introduction The search for gold and silver spurred Atlantic exploration, and from the 15th to 19th centuries, mines i...


Aliocha Maldavsky

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Missionaries Introduction In the early modern Atlantic world, Catholic and Protestant missionaries were the main agents of Amerindians, Africa...

Missionaries, Native American

Edward E. Andrews

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Native American MissionariesIntroductionNative Americans have had an incredibly complicated relationship with Christianity. On the one hand, many were...

Money and Banking in the Atlantic Economy

Jane Knodell

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-03-28

Money and Banking in the Atlantic EconomyIntroductionThis article gives the reader an entry into the history and economic history literatures on money...

Monroe, James

Cassandra Good, Scott Harris

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

James MonroeIntroductionRemembered primarily as the fifth president of the United States, James Monroe (b. 1758–d. 1831) compiled a more extensive rés...


Aaron Spencer Fogleman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

MoraviansIntroductionThe Moravians were a mostly German Pietist religious group that spread throughout the Atlantic world and beyond in the 18th centu...

Music and Music Making

José Ramón Jouve-Martín

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Music and Music Making Introduction Not all societies of the Atlantic world developed writing, or music notation systems for that matter, but ...

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