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Niklas Frykman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-07-28

SailorsIntroductionEuropean overseas expansion and the processes of early modern globalization depended on the labor of sailors. It is therefore not s...

Saint Domingue

David Geggus

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Saint DomingueIntroductionThe French colony of Saint Domingue is now best known for the revolution that transformed it, between 1789 and 1803, into th...

Saint-Louis, Senegal

Bronwen Everill

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

Saint-Louis, SenegalIntroductionSaint-Louis is an island at the mouth of the Senegal River. Called Ndar by local Wolof speakers, the island became the...

Salvador da Bahia

Guida Marques

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-08-26

Salvador da BahiaIntroductionThe city of Salvador da Bahia was founded in 1549 under the name of São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos (Holy Savior...

São Paulo

Aiala Levy

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2022-04-25

São Paulo CityIntroductionThe city of São Paulo tends to be a minor character in histories of the Atlantic world, perhaps because its own historians h...

Scandinavian Chartered Companies

Hanna Hodacs

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Scandinavian Chartered Companies Introduction Chartered companies were established in Scandinavia from the beginning of the 17th century. Thes...

Science, History of

Susan Scott Parrish

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

History of Science Introduction The prevailing model that addressed the intertwined topics of science and empire until the 1980s was that of ...

Scotland and the Atlantic World

Ned C. Landsman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2015-06-29

Scotland and the Atlantic World Introduction For a small, resource-poor nation on the periphery of western Europe, few peoples had as conspicu...

Settlement and Region in British America, 1607-1763

Trevor Burnard

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Settlement and Region in British America, 1607–1763 Introduction When the English ventured overseas in the late 16th and early 17th centuries,...

Seven Years' War, The

Geoffrey Plank

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Seven Years’ WarIntroductionThe Seven Years’ War began in 1754 in the upper Ohio River Valley in what is now western Pennsylvania. British and Fre...

Sex and Sexuality in the Atlantic World

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Sex and Sexuality in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionEncounters around the Atlantic world often involved sex, a fact that fascinated and troubled people...


Lionel Laborie

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

ShakersIntroductionThe Shakers, officially known as the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, are a millenarian religious movement...

Shakespeare and the Atlantic World

David McInnis

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Shakespeare and the Atlantic World Introduction Shakespeare’s career as a playwright for the Lord Chamberlain’s men, later the King’s men, coi...

Ships and Shipping

Kenneth Morgan

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Ships and ShippingIntroductionThe scattered nature of colonial settlements across three thousand miles of the Atlantic Ocean placed ships at the heart...


Hilary Jones

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

SignaresIntroductionDerived from the Portuguese senhora, the word signare came to describe African women who entered into temporary marital unions wit...


Ben Marsh

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Silk Introduction Since its emergence in Neolithic China, the use and cultivation of silk has expanded dramatically across the globe. First sp...

Slave Codes

Sally Hadden

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Slave Codes Introduction The creation of legal codes dates back to antiquity, but the preference for continuing to use codes (as opposed to ga...

Slave Names and Naming in the Anglophone Atlantic

Margaret Williamson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Slave Names and Naming in the Anglophone AtlanticIntroductionThe naming of slaves has not been treated in dedicated monographs, but it often figures i...

Slave Owners In The British Atlantic

Nick Draper

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Slave Owners in the British Atlantic Introduction The recent historiography of slavery in the Atlantic world has, for entirely understandable ...

Slave Rebellions

James Sidbury

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Slave Rebellions Introduction The importance and meaning of slave rebellions for our understanding of slavery has changed. During the first ha...

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