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Religious Networks

Susanne Lachenicht

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Religious Networks Introduction Research on religions and religious migrants in the Atlantic world (and beyond) has made evident that these gr...

Representations of Slavery

Douglas Hamilton

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Representations of Slavery ...

Republicanism

Clément Thibaud

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-01-21

RepublicanismIntroductionThe history of republicanism in an Atlantic perspective really begins with the “Republican Turn” in the historiography of the...

Rice in the Atlantic World

Daniel C. Littlefield

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Rice in the Atlantic WorldIntroductionRice is perhaps the most important food crop in the modern world. In the first decade of the 21st century it ran...

Rio de Janeiro

Ronald Raminelli

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Rio de Janeiro Introduction From the 17th century on, the city of Rio de Janeiro was an important urban center in the southern Atlantic, conne...

Rum

Frederick H. Smith

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-08-29

Rum Introduction Rum is the alcoholic beverage produced by distilling fermented sugarcane juice and the waste products of sugar making. It was...

Rumor

Christopher Vernon

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Rumor Introduction Rumor and the ways that people pass information to one another are an important mechanism behind how human societies functi...

Russia and North America

Ilya Vinkovetsky

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Russia and North AmericaIntroductionFollowing Vitus Bering’s second exploratory voyage, which sighted land on the North American continent in 1741, th...

Sailors

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...

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...

Shakers

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...

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