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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Pages, Illustr.: 
viii, 428 pp., 1 map, 3 figures & 8 tables
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1570-0542
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11

Edited by Joyce D. Goodfriend, University of Denver, Benjamin Schmidt, University of Washington and Annette Stott, University of Denver

This multidisciplinary collection of essays explores the place of the Dutch in American society and the role of the Dutch in American history and culture over the past four centuries. It also investigates variants of "Dutchness" that developed in America.
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004163683
E-ISBN: 
9789047432227
Publication date: 
January 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Willem Frijhoff, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam. Translated by Myra Heerspink Scholz

This biography recalls the fascinating life of the second Reformed minister of New Amsterdam (New York), from his mystical experience as a 15-year old orphan in Holland until his tragic death as a spokesman of the opposition during Kieft's War.
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004162112
E-ISBN: 
9789047422020
Publication date: 
October 2007
€127,00
$153.00

Chris Evans and Göran Rydén

This book looks at the one of the key commercial links between the Baltic and Atlantic worlds in the eighteenth century - the export of Swedish and Russian iron to Britain - and its role in the making of the modern world.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161535
E-ISBN: 
9789047421474
Publication date: 
August 2007
€127,00
$153.00

Linda A. Newson, King’s College London and Susie Minchin, King’s College London

Based on exceptionally rich private papers of Portuguese slave traders, this study provides unique insight into the diet, health and medical care of slaves during their journey from Africa to Peru in the early seventeenth century.
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Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004156791
E-ISBN: 
9789047419365
Publication date: 
March 2007
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Richard E. Phillips, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio and Kellen Kee McIntyre, University of Texas–Pan American, Edinburg

This illustrated anthology brings together for the first time a collection of essays that explore the position of women and the contributions made by them to the arts and architecture of early modern Latin America.
Series: 
Volume: 
10
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153929
E-ISBN: 
9789047410997
Publication date: 
December 2006
€127,00
$153.00

Gunlög Fur, Växjö University

The first book-length study of Swedish-Indian encounters in the New Sweden colony on the Delaware River focuses on land, trade and culture from the founding in 1638 until the 1680s, and compares these relations with Swedish interaction with Saami people.
Series: 
Volume: 
9
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153165
Publication date: 
August 2006
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by P.C. Emmer, Leiden University, O. Pétré-Grenouilleau, University of Lorient and J.V. Roitman, Leiden University

This volume of essays provides a fresh and innovative look at colonial trade and its impact on economic development in Europe. It is unique in its coverage of countries that are usually ignored, such as Denmark and Sweden, while also including in its chronology more than the 18th century alone.
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Volume: 
8
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004151024
Publication date: 
March 2006
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Marc Kleijwegt, University of Wisconsin

This volume is concerned with the histories of freed slaves in a variety of slave societies in the ancient and modern world, ranging from ancient Rome to the southern States of the US, the Caribbean, and Brazil to Africa in the aftermath of emancipation in the twentieth century.
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Volume: 
7
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004150829
Publication date: 
April 2006
€127,00
$153.00
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Volume: 
6
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004150188
Publication date: 
March 2006
€127,00
$153.00

Edited by Allan I. Macinnes, Aberdeen University and Arthur H. Williamson, Washington University, St. Louis

Shaping the Stuart World examines the wide-ranging European interaction inherent in British expansion and discovers a multi-dimensional, multi-national Atlantic as a result. Spain, Sweden, and especially the Netherlands emerge as central to English and Scottish endeavors overseas and to the...
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Volume: 
5
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004147119
Publication date: 
November 2005
€127,00
$153.00

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