Constructing Early Modern Empires

Proprietary Ventures in the Atlantic World, 1500-1750

Edited by L.H. Roper, State University of New York–New Paltz and B. Van Ruymbeke, Université de Paris 8

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€127,00
$153.00
ISBN13: 
9789004156760
E-ISBN: 
9789047419037
Publication Date: 
February 2007
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Hardback
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viii, 428 pp., 1 map, 3 figures & 8 tables
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1570-0542
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11

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...
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26
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004224124
E-ISBN: 
9789004234093
Publication date: 
August 2012
€122,00
$147.00

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.
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25
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004233171
E-ISBN: 
9789004233195
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September 2012
€150,00
$181.00

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.
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Volume: 
24
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004228689
E-ISBN: 
9789004231993
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December 2012
€224,00
$283.00

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.
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23
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004210837
E-ISBN: 
9789004215160
Publication date: 
November 2011
€150,00
$181.00

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.
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004201514
E-ISBN: 
9789004206908
Publication date: 
July 2011
€118,00
$143.00

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.
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21
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004188914
E-ISBN: 
9789004190566
Publication date: 
September 2010
€121,00
$145.00

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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20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004181540
Publication date: 
September 2010
€121,00
$145.00

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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19
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004179202
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9789047441557
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January 2010
€121,00
$145.00

Siegfried Huigen

Knowledge and Colonialism examines writings and drawings of eighteenth-century scientific travellers in South Africa against the background of administrative and commercial discourses. It is argued that these travellers benefited more from their relationship with the colonial order than the other...
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18
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Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004177437
E-ISBN: 
9789047430872
Publication date: 
July 2009
€127,00
$153.00

Jonathan Schorsch, Columbia University

Drawing heavily on Inquisition sources, this book rereads race, religion and politics among three newly and incompletely Christianized groups in the seventeenth-century Iberian Atlantic world: Judeoconversos, Afroiberians and Amerindians.
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17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004170407
E-ISBN: 
9789047442455
Publication date: 
June 2009
€205,00
$247.00

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