Atlantic Biographies

Individuals and Peoples in the Atlantic World

Edited by Jeffrey A. Fortin, Emmanuel College and Mark Meuwese, University of Winnipeg

Status: 
€134,00
$174.00
ISBN13: 
9789004258976
E-ISBN: 
9789004259713
Publication Year: 
2013
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
372 pp.
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Language: 
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ISSN: 
1570-0542
Volume: 
27

Edited by Gert Oostindie, Leiden University and Jessica V. Roitman, Leiden University

This title will be available online in its entirety in Open Access Dutch Atlantic Connections reevaluates the role of the Dutch in the Atlantic between 1680-1800. It shows how pivotal the Dutch were for the functioning of the Atlantic sytem by highlighting both economic and cultural...
Series: 
Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004271326
Expected: 
July 2014

Nabil Matar, University of Minnesota

In British Captives from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic, 1563-1760, Nabil Matar furnishes a list of the names of all captives in the British archive and presents a chronological study of the historical and social background of British captivity.
Series: 
Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264496
Expected: 
May 2014

J. D. La Fleur, College of William & Mary

Fusion Foodways describes the agricultural and cultural history of the Gold Coast (now, Ghana) in the Atlantic era, exploring the historical significance of new food crops and culinary techniques from the Americas, Asia and elsewhere in Africa to the farmers who produced them and to everybody who...
Series: 
Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224124
Publication date: 
August 2012

Edited by Douglas Catterall, Cameron University and Jodi Campbell Texas Christian University

Bringing together work by Atlantic world scholars on the cutting edge of their respective fields, Women in Port’s practical application of microhistorical approaches achieves a depth and breadth that helps reframe our understanding of women’s possibilities in the Atlantic world.
Series: 
Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233171
Publication date: 
September 2012

Daniel Hopkins, University of Missouri

The rich archival record of Denmark's nineteenth-century African colonial undertakings, and particularly the work of the natural historian and colonial administrator Peter Thonning of the Guinea Commission, opens fresh perspectives on the broader history and geography of European colonialism.
Series: 
Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228689
Publication date: 
December 2012

Mark Meuwese, University of Winnipeg

Based on Dutch archival records and primary and secondary sources in multiple languages, this study integrates indigenous peoples more fully in the Dutch Atlantic by examining Dutch-indigenous alliances in Brazil, the Gold Coast, West Central Africa, and New Netherland.
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210837
Publication date: 
November 2011

Filipa Ribeiro da Silva, University of Hull

By looking at Dutch and Portuguese systems of settlement and trade in Western Africa, this book sheds new light on the formation of Dutch and Portuguese imperial frames, forms of commercial organisation and their role on the seventeenth-century-Atlantic.
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201514
Publication date: 
July 2011

John J. TePaske and edited by Kendall W. Brown, Brigham Young University

Using tax and mintage records, this book provides a district-by-district annual accounting of the gold and silver officially produced and minted in colonial Latin America, placing that output within the context of the emerging early-modern world economy.
Series: 
Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188914
Publication date: 
September 2010

Edited by Christophe Belaubre, CNRS FRAMESPA UMR, Jordana Dym, Skidmore College, and John Savage, Lehigh University

This volume introduces recent scholarship on an understudied dimension of Napoleonic and Atlantic history, tracing familiar Napoleonic themes, such as miliary, legal and artistic policies to their influence in the Americas, and offering a coherent Atlantic framework that highlights connections...
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181540
Publication date: 
September 2010

Lúcia Helena Costigan, Ohio State University

This book analyzes literary writings and inquisitorial testimonies produced by individuals of Jewish heritage who lived in the Iberian Atlantic during the sixteenth, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and the role they played in the expansion of the Iberian empires, despite frequent...
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179202
Publication date: 
January 2010

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