English Atlantics Revisited

Author: Nancy L. Rhoden
Editor: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 0773560408
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Ian K. Steele's pioneering work in imperial and early North American history was a pivotal contribution to the establishment of Atlantic history as a field. His study of a unified English - and later British - Atlantic challenged American exceptionalism and encouraged the current wave of interest in Atlantic studies.
English Atlantics Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Nancy L. Rhoden
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-08-09 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Ian K. Steele's pioneering work in imperial and early North American history was a pivotal contribution to the establishment of Atlantic history as a field. His study of a unified English - and later British - Atlantic challenged American exceptionalism and encouraged the current wave of interest in Atlantic studies.
Setting All the Captives Free
Language: en
Pages: 552
Authors: Ian K. Steele
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-01 - Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

Among the many upheavals in North America caused by the French and Indian War was a commonplace practice that affected the lives of thousands of men, women, and children: being taken captive by rival forces. Most previous studies of captivity in early America are content to generalize from a small
The Merchant Ship in the British Atlantic, 1600—1800
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Phillip Reid
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-14 - Publisher: BRILL

In The Merchant Ship in the British Atlantic, 1600—1800, Phillip Reid shows how ordinary commercial vessels reflected the risk management strategies of those who designed, built, bought, and sailed them.
Building the British Atlantic World
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Daniel Maudlin, Bernard L. Herman
Categories: Architecture
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-11 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Spanning the North Atlantic rim from Canada to Scotland, and from the Caribbean to the coast of West Africa, the British Atlantic world is deeply interconnected across its regions. In this groundbreaking study, thirteen leading scholars explore the idea of transatlanticism--or a shared "Atlantic world" experience--through the lens of architecture,
Loyal Protestants and Dangerous Papists
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Antoinette Sutto
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-30 - Publisher: University of Virginia Press

Loyal Protestants and Dangerous Papists analyzes the vibrant and often violent political culture of seventeenth-century America, exploring the relationship between early American and early modern British politics through a detailed study of colonial Maryland. Seventeenth-century Maryland was repeatedly wracked by disputes over the legitimacy of the colony’s Catholic proprietorship. The