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Law and Slavery

Sally Hadden

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Law and Slavery Introduction Enslavement has existed in world history dating back to the earliest records we have, and its lengthy existence h...

Legal Culture

Marie Houllemare

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Legal CultureIntroductionLegal culture is a concept first used by US legal historians in the mid-1980s. It appeared under the influence of the Critica...

Leisure in the British Atlantic World

Natalie Zacek

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

Leisure in the British Atlantic WorldIntroductionPlay and recreation are sometimes considered to be less significant elements of culture in general an...

Letters and Letter Writing

Sarah M. S. Pearsall

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Letters and Letter Writing Introduction The early modern period was a great golden age of letters and letter writing in many parts of the Atla...

Lima

Jesús A. Cosamalón Aguilar

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Lima Introduction The current city of Lima, capital of the Republic of Peru, is located at latitude 12° 03′ S and longitude 77° 03′ W and is c...

Literature and Culture

Elizabeth Maddock Dillon

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Literature and Culture Introduction Atlantic literary studies is a young field that is in the midst of rapid change and expansion. The field de...

Literature of the British Caribbean

Tim Watson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Literature of the British Caribbean Introduction Until recently, Caribbean literature in English before 1850 has received relatively little at...

Literature, Slavery and Colonization

Madeleine Dobie

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2015-03-10

Literature, Slavery, and Colonization Introduction The conquest and colonization of the Americas and the enslavement of Amerindians and Africa...

Louverture, Toussaint

Philippe R. Girard

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Toussaint LouvertureIntroductionToussaint Louverture (b. c. 1743–d. 1803), also known as Toussaint Bréda and Toussaint L’Ouverture, was a slave, plant...

Loyalism

Liam Riordan

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Loyalism Introduction Loyalism as explored here refers to the ideologies, experiences, actions, and legacies of those who opposed the American ...

Lutherans

Wolfgang Splitter

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Lutherans Introduction Lutheranism came to North America when a shipload of Dutch Reformed, together with a few scattered German and Scandinav...

Mahogany

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...

Manumission

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...

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