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Evangelicalism and Conversion

Carla Gardina Pestana

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

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

Native Americans in Europe

Carina Johnson

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Native Americans in Europe Introduction The scope of Native American presence in early modern Europe from 1492 to c. 1800 ce is not well under...

Whiteness

Tim Engles

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Whiteness Introduction Compared to studies of the concept of race, most of those directly focused on racial whiteness are relatively recent. A...

Universities

Anna Groeben, Sarah Lentz, Claudia Schnurmann

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2012-12-19

Universities Introduction From the 16th century on, European powers carried their concepts into the Atlantic world. One of the most important ...

Seven Years' War, The

Geoffrey Plank

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Seven Years’ War Introduction The Seven Years’ War began in 1754 in the upper Ohio River Valley in what is now western Pennsylvania. British and Fre...

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...

Violence

Geoffrey Plank

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

Violence Introduction In recent years scholars have become increasingly aware of the pervasiveness of violence in the early modern Atlantic world. The g...

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...

Slavery in Africa

Ty M. Reese

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

Slavery in Africa Introduction Slavery is viewed as an ancient and universal institution and thus it can be found in a diversity of forms thro...

Caribbean, The

Gad Heuman

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-06-29

The Caribbean Introduction The Caribbean includes the arc of islands in the Caribbean Sea but also the Guianas (Guyana, Suriname, and French Gu...

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...

Haitian Revolution, The

Marie-Jeanne Rossignol

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2010-05-10

The Haitian Revolution Introduction The Haitian Revolution has continually triggered scholarly (and literary) interest since its inception, t...

Slave Codes

Sally Hadden

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Slave Codes Introduction The creation of legal codes dates back to antiquity, but the preference for continuing to use codes (as opposed to ga...

Comparative Indigenous History of the Americas

Yanna Yannakakis

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-01-28

Comparative Indigenous History of the Americas Introduction The Atlantic world as an organizing concept for the history of the region bounded ...

Colonial Governance in Spanish America

Emily Berquist Soule

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-03-19

Colonial Governance in Spanish America Introduction Infamously complex and mutable, yet in some ways surprisingly standardized, the Spanish go...

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...

Proprietary Colonies

L. H. Roper

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2014-09-29

Proprietary Colonies Introduction The character of early modern Western European states determined that many “public” activities were undertak...

Networks of Science and Scientists

Helen Cowie

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-02-26

Networks of Science and Scientists Introduction Science in the Atlantic world was founded on the exchange of knowledge and objects across spac...

Sugar

Justin Roberts

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2011-08-26

Sugar Introduction Sugar drove the expansion of European empires in the Atlantic world. From its cultivation in the Atlantic Islands in the 15...

Philanthropy

Amanda Moniz

Subject: Atlantic History »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Philanthropy Introduction Since the beginnings of European expansion, philanthropy both fostered the integration of the Atlantic world and was...

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