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Cartier, Jacques

Alan Gordon

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

Jacques CartierIntroductionJacques Cartier (b. 1491–d. 1557), a sea captain from Saint-Malo on France’s northern coast, was one of the first French sa...

Castas

Rachel O'Toole

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Castas Introduction Lower-status people and people of color in colonial Latin America, or the castas, as well as casta categories or terms tha...

Catholicism

Allyson M. Poska

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

CatholicismIntroductionThe Roman Catholic Church was the single largest institution of the early modern Atlantic world. Its reach extended from the Lo...

Cattle in the Atlantic World

Eva Botella Ordinas

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Cattle in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionThere is more flesh in the history of cattle than meets the eye because there is probably more culture and pol...

Central Europe and the Atlantic World

Csaba Lévai, Zbigniew Mazur

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-08-23

Central Europe and the Atlantic WorldIntroductionCentral Europe as defined in this article includes the historical territories of the Holy Roman Empir...

Charleston

Emma Hart

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Charleston Introduction The fourth largest city in the mainland British colonies, Charleston was the major urban center in the plantation Sout...

Chartered Companies, British and Dutch

Tony Webster

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

British and Dutch Chartered Companies Introduction Chartered companies were commercial organizations that enjoyed special privileges granted by...

Cherokee

Gregory D. Smithers

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

CherokeeIntroductionThe Cherokee are an Iroquois-speaking people who at the time of contact with Europeans in the 16th century occupied a sizeable hom...

Childhood

Ruth Herndon

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Childhood Introduction This bibliography focuses on childhood in Atlantic world cultures in the 17th and 18th centuries (1600–1800). Geographi...

Chinese Indentured Servitude in the Atlantic World

Lomarsh Roopnarine

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Chinese Indentured Servitude in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionAlthough the first shipload of about 400 Chinese indentured servants arrived in Trinidad...

Chocolate

Adam Siegel, Axel Borg

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Chocolate Introduction While the role of Theobroma cacao L. in the Atlantic economy has been overshadowed by other commodity crops such as cof...

Cities and Urbanization in Portuguese America

Cláudia Damasceno Fonseca, Renata Malcher de Araujo

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-08-28

Cities and Urbanization in Portuguese AmericaIntroductionThis article looks at cities founded by the Portuguese in South America (i.e., Brazil and par...

Citizenship in the Atlantic World

Federica Morelli

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-04-26

Citizenship in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionNormally scholars, including historians of the Atlantic world, have traditionally strictly linked the con...

Class and Social Structure

Simon Middleton

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Class and Social Structure Introduction The study of social structure—meaning the relationships between different social groups and the signif...

Climate

Anya Zilberstein

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Climate Introduction In a geophysical sense, there has never been a single climate of the entire Atlantic world. The ocean’s hemispheres and l...

Clothing

Sophie White

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Clothing Introduction The study of clothing offers a distinctive methodological approach to understanding the Atlantic world. It engages with ...

Cod in the Atlantic World

Kurt Korneski

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-05-24

Cod in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionThough “cod” may refer to one of a number of species falling under the genus Gadus, including the Greenland cod a...

Coffee

Michelle Craig McDonald

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Coffee Introduction Coffee has been one of the top five most heavily traded commodities worldwide for almost a century, and its production and...

Colonial Governance in Spanish America

Emily Berquist Soule

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Colonial Governance in Spanish America Introduction Infamously complex and mutable, yet in some ways surprisingly standardized, the Spanish go...

Colonial Governance in the Atlantic World

Thiago Krause, Pedro Cardim

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Colonial Governance in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionFrom the beginning of the European overseas expansion into the Atlantic in the 15th century onwar...

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