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Slavery in New England

Wendy Warren

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-04-22

Slavery in New EnglandIntroductionIn popular imagination, the history of chattel slavery in North America is largely linked to the southeastern quarte...

Slavery in North America, The Growth and Decline of

John Craig Hammond

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2017-02-28

The Growth and Decline of Slavery in North AmericaIntroductionThe rise and fall of the North American plantation complex was inseparable from larger i...

Slavery in the French Atlantic World

Brett Rushforth

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

Slavery in the French Atlantic WorldIntroductionFor more than two centuries, French settlements in Africa and the Americas relied on enslaved laborers...

Slavery, Atlantic

Matt Childs

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Atlantic Slavery Introduction If historians were forced to name the one institution or historical phenomenon that most decisively fostered ...

Slavery, Health, and Medicine

Stephen C. Kenny

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Slavery, Health, and Medicine Introduction Considerations of health and well-being as fundamental human rights have always been at the heart o...

Slavery, Native American

Michael Guasco

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Native American SlaveryIntroductionNative American slavery has traditionally been treated by scholars as a secondary matter that is of historical inte...

Slavery, Public Memory and Heritage of

Ana Lucia Araujo

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Public Memory and Heritage of Slavery Introduction The study of public memory and heritage of slavery emerged during the 1980s. In various for...

Slavery, The Origins of

Michael Guasco

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Origins of Slavery Introduction Slavery predated European forays into the Atlantic world, but the system that developed during the 16th...

Slavery, Urban

Mariana Dantas

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Urban SlaveryIntroductionThe study of slavery in the Atlantic World has been dominated by scholarship focused on the plantation environment. This tend...

Smuggling

Mark G. Hanna

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Smuggling Introduction Most historians agree that smuggling was prevalent throughout the Atlantic World during the early modern period, but fe...

Sociability in the British Atlantic

Valérie Capdeville

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2020-07-29

Sociability in the British AtlanticIntroductionSociability is both a value and a social practice, yet it is not universal. The ability to live in soci...

Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, The

Travis Glasson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts Introduction The Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts (SP...

Soldiers

Matthew P. Dziennik

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2015-08-31

Soldiers Introduction No history of warfare is complete without an appreciation of those who physically conduct the fighting. The history of s...

South Atlantic

Mariana P. Candido

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

South Atlantic Introduction The Atlantic south of the equator line was the most active economic hub in the early modern world, connecting Afric...

South Atlantic Creole Archipelagos South Atlantic Creole Archipelagos

Gerhard Seibert

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

South Atlantic Creole ArchipelagosIntroductionIn 2020 Cabo Verde (1557 sq. miles) and São Tomé and Príncipe (621 sq. miles) had a resident population ...

South Carolina

James Piecuch

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2016-05-26

South CarolinaIntroductionThe Carolina colony was chartered by England’s King Charles II in 1663, and the first settlers arrived in the vicinity of pr...

Sovereignty and the Law

Zach Bates, Ken MacMillan

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Sovereignty and the LawIntroductionSovereignty—or to use the Latin term, imperium—refers to the independent power of a monarch or nation against all o...

Spain, Early Modern

Allyson M. Poska

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Early Modern SpainIntroductionDuring the Early Modern period, the Spanish kingdoms of Castile and Aragon were unique in many ways. For centuries, they...

Spanish America After Independence, 1825-1900

Clément Thibaud

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Spanish America After Independence, 1825–1900 Introduction The independence of Spanish America was the unexpected outcome of the monarchy’s ru...

Spanish American Port Cities

Jorge Díaz Ceballos

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2021-02-24

Spanish American Port CitiesIntroductionFollowing medieval political traditions, the conquest of America led by the Spanish crown was a highly urbaniz...

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