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France and the British Isles from 1640 to 1789

Stéphane Jettot, Vincent Meyzie

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

France and The British Isles from 1640 to 1789IntroductionAmong many, one the Atlantic history’s achievements has been to reconnect the metropolis to ...

Free People of Color

Matt Childs

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Free People of Color Introduction Wherever slavery existed in the Americas, free people of color could be found. Despite the ubiquitous pre...

Free Ports in the Atlantic World

R. Grant Kleiser

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-09-22

Free Ports in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionFree ports played an important role in fostering inter-imperial and international connections and commerci...

French Army and the Atlantic World, The

Christopher Tozzi

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

The French Army and the Atlantic WorldIntroductionFor much of the early modern and modern eras, the French Army has been among the largest in Europe. ...

French Atlantic World

Marie-Jeanne Rossignol

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

French Atlantic World Introduction The very notions of Atlantic history and a French Atlantic are heavily debated, especially by French histo...

French Emancipation

Sue Peabody

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-10-28

French Emancipation Introduction France incorporated slavery in all of its early modern overseas colonies, including Canada, and was the first...

French Revolution, The

Allan Potofsky

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The French Revolution Introduction Was the French Revolution part of a single movement that historians conceptualize as the revolutionary Atlan...


Molly McClain

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

GardensIntroductionGardens can be tangible—rows of carefully tended flowers—and metaphorical. In the 17th and 18th centuries, the cultivation of plant...

Gender in Iberian America

Nicole von Germeten

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-09-27

Gender in Iberian AmericaIntroductionGender studies in Iberian America derived from and continues to connect with a broad range of topics including de...

Gender in North America

Karin Wulf

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-01-30

Gender in North America Introduction Gender, in Joan Scott’s famous formulation, is “a constitutive element of social relationships based on p...

Gender in the Atlantic World

Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Gender in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionWomen as well as men were central to the patterns of trade and conquest that made the Atlantic world. Early wo...

Gender in the Caribbean

Christine Walker

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-04-28

Gender in the CaribbeanIntroductionEuropean contact initiated centuries of colonialism and slavery in the Caribbean, and also transformed the region’s...

George Montagu Dunk, Second Earl of Halifax

Andrew D. M. Beaumont

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

George Montagu Dunk, Second Earl of HalifaxIntroductionGeorge Montagu Dunk (b. 1716–d. 1771) was a British career politician from 1739 until his death...

Georgia in the Atlantic World

Paul M. Pressly

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

Georgia in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionScholarly interest in comparative and interdisciplinary approaches to studying the past has produced a deep a...

Germans in the Atlantic World

Philip Otterness

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Germans in the Atlantic World Introduction The scope of the German Atlantic world is somewhat limited when compared to the Atlantic worlds cre...


Stephen Mullen

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-07-24

GlasgowIntroductionGlasgow was a leading port in the British-Atlantic world for around 200 years. The granting of Royal Burgh status in 1611 facilitat...

Glorious Revolution

Gary S. De Krey

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Glorious RevolutionIntroductionThe Glorious Revolution of 1688–1689 was for long a well-known historical landmark. The Whig interpretation of the revo...

Godparents and Godparenting

Vincent Cousseau

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2015-04-29

Godparents and Godparenting Introduction Godparenting is a rite associated with baptism, which constitutes the integration ceremony within the...

Great Awakening

Thomas S. Kidd

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Great AwakeningIntroductionThe Great Awakening was the most profound social, cultural, and religious upheaval in the North American British colonies p...

Green Atlantic: the Irish in the Atlantic World

Elodie Peyrol-Kleiber

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Green Atlantic: the Irish in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionDoes an Irish Atlantic exist? Indeed, forgetting Ireland when studying the Atlantic world w...

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