The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World: 1450-1850 by Nicholas CannyThe Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World: 1450-1850 by Nicholas Canny

The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World: 1450-1850

EditorNicholas Canny, Philip Morgan

Paperback | February 6, 2013

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The essays in this volume provide a comprehensive overview of Atlantic history from c.1450 to c.1850, offering a wide-ranging and authoritative account of the movement of people, plants, pathogens, products, and cultural practices - to mention some of the key agents - around and within theAtlantic basin. As a result of these movements, new peoples, economies, societies, polities, and cultures arose in the lands and islands touched by the Atlantic Ocean, while others were destroyed.
Nicholas Canny has published widely on the history of early modern Ireland, early modern Britain, and the history of European colonization more generally, including Making Ireland British, 1580-1650 (2001) and (as editor) volume one in the Oxford History of the British Empire series, Origins of Empire (1998). Philip Morgan is the auth...
Title:The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World: 1450-1850Format:PaperbackDimensions:704 pagesPublished:February 6, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. Nicholas Canny and Philip Morgan: IntroductionPart I: Emergence2. Joan-Pau Rubies: The Worlds of Europeans, Africans, and Americans ca 14903. David Northrup: Africans, Early European Contacts, and the Emergent Diaspora4. Neil Whitehead: Native Americans and Europeans: Early Encounters in the Caribbean and along the Atlantic Coast5. N. A. M. Rodger: Atlantic Seafaring6. Matthew Edney: Knowledge and Cartography in the Early Atlantic7. Jean-Frederic Schaub: Violence in the Atlantic, Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries8. David S. Shields: The Atlantic World, the Senses, and the Arts9. Stuart Schwartz: The Iberian Atlantic to 165010. Wim Klooster: The Northern European Atlantic WorldSection II: Consolidation11. Ida Altman: The Spanish Atlantic 1650-178012. John Russell-Wood: The Portuguese Atlantic World, ca. 1650-ca.176013. Joyce Chaplin: The British Atlantic14. Silvia Marzagalli: The French Atlantic World in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries15. Kevin Terraciano: Transatlantic Strategies: Native Americans in New Spain, Peru, and North America, c. 1550-175016. David Eltis: Africa, Slavery, and the Slave Trade, mid-Seventeenth to mid-Eighteenth CenturiesSection III: Integration17. John R. McNeill: The Ecological Atlantic18. William O'Reilly: Movements of People in the Atlantic World, 1450-185019. David Hancock: Atlantic Trade and Commodities 1402-181520. Richard L. Kagan: People and Places in the Americas: A Comparative Approach21. Carole Shammas: Household Formation, Lineage, and Gender Relations in the Early Modern Atlantic World22. Elizabeth Mancke: Polity Formation and Atlantic Political Narratives23. Lauren Benton: Atlantic Law: Transformations of a Regional Legal Regime24. Ira D. Gruber: Atlantic Warfare, 1440-176325. Kenneth Mills: Religion in the Atlantic World26. Anthony Pagden: The Challenge of the New27. Susan Scott Parrish: Science, Nature, Race28. Tamar Herzog: Identities and Processes of Identification in the Atlantic WorldSection IV: Disintegration29. Daniel K. Richter and Troy L. Thompson: Severed Connections: American Indigenous Peoples and the Atlantic World in an Era of Imperial Transformation30. David Armitage: The American Revolution in Atlantic Perspective31. David Geggus: The Haitian Revolution in Atlantic Perspective32. Laura de Mello e Souza and Joao Jose Reis: Popular Movements in Colonial Brazil33. Jaime E. Rodriguez: The Hispanic Revolution, 1808-182634. Robin Law: Africa in the Atlantic World, ca. 1760-ca. 184035. Christopher Leslie Brown: Slavery and Antislavery, 1760-182036. Craig Muldrew: Atlantic World 1760-1820: Economic Impact37. Emma Rothschild: Atlantic and Wider World