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Early Modern France

Nicolas Lyon-Caen

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Early Modern FranceIntroductionFrance is the largest, most populous, and richest country in Europe. Beginning in the Middle Ages, the monarchy tried t...

Economy and Consumption in the Atlantic World

Robert DuPlessis

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Economy and Consumption in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionWhether there was such a thing as an “Atlantic economy” in the Early Modern period (the three...

Economy of British America, The

Cathy D. Matson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-07-24

The Economy of British America Introduction From its earliest settlement in the early 1600s by small groups of British individuals to the conc...

Edwards, Jonathan

Mark Valeri

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Jonathan Edwards Introduction A New England pastor and divine, Jonathan Edwards (b. 1703–d. 1758) was a celebrated religious thinker throughou...

Elites

François-Joseph Ruggiu

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Elites Introduction “Elites” is a sociological concept born at the beginning of the 20th century and defined especially by Vilfredo Pareto. Th...

Emancipation

Roderick McDonald, Michelle Craig McDonald

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Emancipation Introduction The process of emancipation in the Atlantic world spanned most of the 19th century and took a variety of forms. So...

Emotions

Vicki Hsueh

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Emotions Introduction The study of emotions in the Atlantic context is rapidly expanding. The specific term “emotion” was infrequently used in...

Empire and State Formation

Catherine Desbarats

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Empire and State Formation Introduction Historical writing on empire and state formation is undergoing a kind of global renaissance for a host...

Enlightenment, The

Mark Knights

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Enlightenment Introduction The Enlightenment is a contested and often loosely defined term. It is sometimes taken to mean an intellectu...

Environment and the Natural World

Susan Scott Parrish

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Environment and the Natural World Introduction One of the central tenets of environmental history is that the natural world does not cons...

Ethnicity

Susanne Lachenicht

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Ethnicity Introduction “Ethnicity” is a term that we owe to the 20th century. It first appeared in W. Lloyd Warner and Paul S. Lunt’s The Soci...

Europe and Africa

Catherine Molineux

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Europe and Africa Introduction The 19th-century European scramble for Africa and the 20th-century decolonization movements have dominated the ...

Europe and the Atlantic World, Northern

Gunvor Simonsen

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Northern Europe and the Atlantic World Introduction The engagement of northern European states and peoples in the Atlantic world has received l...

Europe and the Atlantic World, Western

Molly Warsh

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Western Europe and the Atlantic World Introduction Exploration, trade, and fishing expeditions had long tempted sailors and adventurers into A...

European, Javanese and African and Indentured Servitude in the Caribbean

Lomarsh Roopnarine

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

European, Javanese, and African and Indentured Servitude in the CaribbeanIntroductionThe movement of indentured laborers from Europe, Java, and Africa...

Evangelicalism and Conversion

Carla Gardina Pestana

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Evangelicalism and ConversionIntroductionConversion was a frequently cited reason for European expansion into the wider Atlantic world. All colonizing...

Female Slave Owners

Christine Walker

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-09-25

Female Slave OwnersIntroductionWhile scholarship on female slave ownership in the Atlantic world pales in comparison with the extensive literature on ...

Feminism

Ann Taylor Allen

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Feminism Introduction Although women, as individuals and in groups, have protested against the various forms of subordination they experienced...

First Contact and Early Colonization of Brazil

Stuart B. Schwartz, Aldair Rodrigues

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-01-15

First Contact and Early Colonization of BrazilIntroductionThis article covers much of the first century of the history of Brazil. The quincentennial c...

Fiscal-Military State

Mark Knights

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Fiscal-Military State Introduction A fiscal-military state was one capable of sustaining large-scale warfare through taxation and fiscal in...

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