This reader, composed of original essays by leading authors, expands the category of the Atlantic chronologically, spatially, and methodologically. It firmly places the Atlantic within global history and the coverage expands into the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The essays present events that formed the nations and cultures of the Atlantic region and show their global roots and how they intertwine with non-Atlantic communities of the world.
Table of Contents
Thomas Bender, Foreword.
Section I: Comparing Atlantics.
Allan Greer and Kenneth Mills. A Catholic Atlantic.
Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra. The Devil in the New World: A Transnational Perspective.
Erik R. Seeman. Jews in the Early Modern Atlantic: Crossing Boundaries, Keeping Faith
Claudio Saunt. ‘Our Indians’: European Empires and the History of the Native American South
Patricia Seed. Navigating the Mid-Atlantic, or What Gil Eanes Achieved
Section II: Beyond the Atlantic.
Felipe Fernández-Armesto, Empires in Their Global Context, c. 1500 - c.1800
Peter A. Coclanis, ReOrienting Atlantic History: The Global Dimensions of the ‘Western’ Rice Trade.
Pier M. Larson, African Diasporas and the Atlantic.
Claire S. Schen. Piracy in the Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
Reed Ueda, Pushing the Atlantic Envelope: Interoceanic Perspectives on Atlantic History.
Section III. The Evolving Atlantic
José C. Moya. Modernization, Modernity, and the Trans/formation of the Atlantic World in the Nineteenth Century.
Christopher Schmidt-Nowara, Continuity and Crisis: Cuban Slavery, Spanish Colonialism, and the Atlantic World in the Nineteenth Century.
Jason Young, Black Identities in the Formation of the Atlantic World.
Patrick F. McDevitt, Ireland, Latin America, and an Atlantic Liberation Theology.
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