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Cook, Captain James

Edward G. Gray

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Captain James CookIntroductionCaptain James Cook was probably the greatest explorer in British history. From 1768 until his death in 1779, he led thre...

Cotton

Beverly Lemire

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

CottonIntroductionCotton is one of the catalyst commodities in world history. This fiber was at the center of manufacturing and international trade in...

Credit and Debt

Yannick Lemarchand, Cheryl Susan McWatters

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Credit and Debt Introduction Trade and commercial development in the Atlantic world required capital, investment, and financing, both directly...

Creek Indians in the Atlantic World, The

Bryan Rindfleisch

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-03-27

The Creek Indians in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionThe Creek Indians (Mvskoke) are a nation of Native Peoples recognized by the US federal government ...

Creolization

Roderick McDonald, Michelle Craig McDonald

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Creolization Introduction Few areas of historical scholarship have undergone such dramatic expansion, in so short a space of time, as the stu...

Criminal Transportation in the Atlantic World

Nicole K. Dressler, Aaron Spencer Fogleman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Criminal Transportation in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionFor centuries, European states used criminal transportation as a mechanism not only to punish...

Crowds in the Atlantic World

Thomas J. Humphrey

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

Crowds in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionCrowds and crowd actions are a critical component of Atlantic history. While historians often refer to crowd a...

Cuba

Elena A. Schneider

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-06-27

CubaIntroductionCuba’s past has taken place at the crossroads of Atlantic history. The largest Caribbean island—located at the crux of crucial shippin...

Currency

Jonathan Barth

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

CurrencyIntroductionCurrency is among the most contested phenomena in economic history. Its tentacles extend well beyond the economic realm, influenci...

Death in the Atlantic World

Erik R. Seeman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Death in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionDeath studies emerged as a distinct field of scholarly inquiry in the 1970s. From the beginning the field was a...

Demography of the Atlantic World

Trevor Burnard

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-07-26

Demography of the Atlantic WorldIntroductionThe demography of the Atlantic world concerns the basic building blocks through which societies reproduce ...

Diaspora, Jewish

David Graizbord

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Jewish Diaspora Introduction Despite the existence of various academic works on Jews in or of various corners of the Atlantic, the study of Jew...

Diaspora, The Acadian

Christopher Hodson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

The Acadian Diaspora Introduction Late in 1755, an army of British regulars and Massachusetts volunteers undertook what one officer described a...

Disease in the Atlantic World

David S. Jones

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-04-14

Disease in the Atlantic World Introduction The advent of transatlantic exploration, colonization, and trade in the 15th and 16th centuries bro...

Domestic Production and Consumption in the Atlantic World

Robert DuPlessis

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Domestic Production and Consumption in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionIn the past several decades, household production and consumption have emerged as...

Domestic Slave Trades in the Americas

Michael Tadman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Domestic Slave Trades in the Americas Introduction Through their power to tear families apart, domestic slave trades (also called internal sla...

Dreams and Dreaming

Ann Marie Plane

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-05-25

Dreams and Dreaming Introduction Dreams had a central place in the Atlantic World that they lost later in the nineteenth century. Scholars from...

Dutch Atlantic World

Marjoleine Kars

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Dutch Atlantic WorldIntroductionIn the early modern world, long-distance trade and European colonization brought people along the Atlantic Ocean in we...

Dutch Brazil

Michiel van Groesen

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-02-22

Dutch BrazilIntroductionDutch Brazil was the most important colony of the West India Company, and constituted the only truly imperial moment of the so...

Dutch Caribbean and Guianas, The

Karwan Fatah-Black

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

The Dutch Caribbean and GuianasIntroductionThe Dutch ventures into the Caribbean and Guianas coincided with the wave of assaults by northern European ...

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