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Atlantic World A History, 1400-1888

ISBN-10: 0882952455
ISBN-13: 9780882952451
Edition: 2007
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Description: Presenting a survey history of the Atlantic world, this book adopts an Atlantic perspective to explore commonalities and convergences, patterns derived from the new interactions of people around, within, and across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Book details

List price: $49.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/20/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Presenting a survey history of the Atlantic world, this book adopts an Atlantic perspective to explore commonalities and convergences, patterns derived from the new interactions of people around, within, and across the Atlantic Ocean.

Introduction
Method
Selected Readings
Conceptualizing the Atlantic World
The Atlantic and Its Continental Boundaries
Atlantic People in 1450
Europeans
Africans
Americans
Geographic Constraints and Cultural Divergences
Selected Readings
The Roots of an Atlantic System, 1100-1492
Europeans and Sugar in the Mediterranean and Eastern Atlantic
Into the Atlantic
Sub-Saharan States and Empires
Portugal's "Guinea of Cape Verde"
Lower Guinea and the Kongo
The North Atlantic
An Age of Territorial Expansion: The Empires of the Western Atlantic
Selected Readings
Iberians in America, 1492-1550
The Spanish in the Caribbean
The Portuguese in Brazil
Spanish Mainland Expeditions
Spanish Expansion into South America
Establishing Spanish Rule
Spain's Advancing Frontiers
Selected Readings
European Rivalries and Atlantic Repercussions, 1500-1650
A Fractured Unity
Taking Quarrels out of Europe
The Western Atlantic: Entrepreneurs, Pirates, and Trading Posts
North Atlantic Settlements
Undermining Spain: Africa and Commerce
The Rise of the Dutch
Selected Readings
Labor, Migration, and Settlement: Europeans and Indians, 1500-1800
Indian Labor Systems
European Laborers and Migrants
Settlements
Plantations
Family Settlement and Religious Migrations
Selected Readings
The Transatlantic Slave Trade and Slavery in the Americas, 1580-1780
Appetites for Sugar-and Labor
Captives and Trade Goods in Africa
The Middle Passage
Slavery in the Americas
Maroon Settlements and Slave Revolts
Selected Readings
Trade in the Atlantic World, 1580-1780
Urban and Regional Transformations
The Cultures of Consumption
Transformations in Africa in the Wake of the Slave Trade
Selected Readings
Racial and Cultural Mixture in the Atlantic World, 1450-1830
The Atlantic's New People
Africa's Coastal Cosmopolitans
Cultural Transformations in the Western Atlantic
European and African Ethnicities in the Western Atlantic
Indigenous Responses and Cultural Innovations
Free People of Color
Selected Readings
The Atlantic Shrinks: War, Reform, and Resistance, 1689-1790
Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Warfare and Its Consequences
Total War
The Regional Impact of Warfare
War, Peace, and Geographic Ignorance
An Age of Imperial Reform
Resistance and Rebellion
Selected Readings
The First Imperial Rupture, 1754-1783
The Nine Years' War
The Reshaping of the Americas
British Imperial Reform and Anglo-American Political Culture
The War Widens
Declaring Independence and Building Republics
Loyalists: Red, White, and Black
More Atlantic Repercussions
Selected Readings
Revolutions and Counterrevolutions: The Season of Irony, 1789-1804
What is That in Your Hand?
Where Does It Bloom?
The Tricolor in Black and White
The Reign of Terror
Washington's Dilemma
The Thermidorian Reaction
The Haitian D�tente
The Revolutions of 1800 and 1804?
Selected Readings
The Ebb and Flow of Empire, 1804-1830
Independence: Northern South America
Independence: The Southern Cone
Independence: New Spain
Independence: Brazil
British Triangulation and Neoimperialism
Atlantic Africa
The Monroe Doctrine
The Panama Congress
Selected Readings
Industrialism and a New Imperialism, 1780-1850
Mercantile Capitalism Transformed
The Market Revolution and the American South
Thomas Jefferson: Unwitting Industrial Promoter
An Army of Redressers
Migration in an Industrial Age
Economic Neo-Colonialism
Atlantic Africa: New Exports, Cheap Imports, Heightened Dependence
Selected Readings
Abolishing Slavery in the Western Atlantic, 1750-1888
Abolition: The Early Years
Abolition by Law
Stopping the Slave Trade
The End of Slavery in Europe and the Americas
Abolition and Africa
Labor in the Post-Emancipation Period
Reconfiguring the Global Process
Selected Readings
Index
Special Topics
Atlantic Distance and Time
Maps and Our Sense of Things
Transatlantic Voyages before 1492
Spices of the East?
Dependent on Wind for Propulsion
Ecological Imperialism
Early Iberian Slavery
Food, Commerce, Consumption, and Catholicism
Captives
Man's Best Friend? War Dogs and the Spanish Conquest of America
Pero Vaz de Caminha's Letter to the King of Portugal
American Food Crops in Eurasia
Tenochtitl�n
The Legend of El Dorado
The Day of the Dead
Enclosure
Pirates
The Fur Trade
Promotional Literature
Who was Pocahontas?
What's In a Name?
Holy Women
The Slave Trade and Numbers
The Atlantic Slave Trade and History
Warfare and Slave Trading: Chicken or Egg?
In Exchange for Slaves
Confusing Slavery with Cotton
Down the Road to Underdevelopment
Atlantic Drugs and Popular Music

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