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  1. Undercurrents of Power
    Published: 23rd February 2018
    Hardback / £37.00
  2. Nature and Culture in the Early Modern Atlantic
    Nature and Culture in the Early Modern Atlantic reveals how Europeans and Native Americans devised ways to understand the environment. Drawing on paintings, oral history, early printed books, and other cultural artifacts, Peter... Learn More
    Published: 12th December 2017
    Hardback / £24.99
  3. The Black Urban Atlantic in the Age of the Slave Trade
    In The Black Urban Atlantic, eleven original essays by leading scholars from the United States, Europe, and Latin America chronicle the black experience in Atlantic ports, providing a rich and diverse portrait of the ways in which... Learn More
    Published: 15th December 2016
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  4. Slaves and Englishmen
    Michael Guasco traces the broad spectrum of ways slavery shaped the way Englishmen and Anglo-Americans thought about and interacted with the world even before the rise of plantation-based economies.... Learn More
    Published: 13th December 2016
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  5. Daughters of the Trade
    Examining five generations of marriages between African women and European men in a Gold Coast slave trading port, Daughters of the Trade uncovers the vital role interracial relationships played in the production of racial discourse... Learn More
    Published: 7th December 2016
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  6. Amsterdam's Atlantic
    Amsterdam's Atlantic puts Dutch Brazil back on the front pages and argues that the way the Amsterdam media constructed Atlantic events was a key element in the transformation of public opinion in Europe.... Learn More
    Published: 20th October 2016
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  7. Intimate Bonds
    Following the stories of families who built their lives and fortunes across the Atlantic Ocean, Intimate Bonds shows how households anchored the French empire and shaped the meanings of race, slavery, and gender in the early modern... Learn More
    Published: 3rd August 2016
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  8. The Plantation Machine
    Jamaica and Saint-Domingue were especially brutal but conspicuously successful eighteenth-century slave societies and imperial colonies. Trevor Burnard and John Garrigus trace how the plantation machine developed between 1748... Learn More
    Published: 24th May 2016
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  9. Forbidden Passages
    Forbidden Passages is the first book to document and evaluate the impact of Moriscos—Christian converts from Islam—in the early modern Americas, and how their presence challenged notions of what it meant to be Spanish... Learn More
    Published: 2nd May 2016
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  10. A New World of Labor
    A New World of Labor connects developments in seventeenth-century Britain with the British experience of slavery on the West African coast and with the initial development of African chattel slavery in Barbados, whose labor system... Learn More
    Published: 18th April 2016
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  11. The Temptations of Trade
    The Temptations of Trade reveals the opportunities and tensions of doing business in regions far from strict imperial control, where the actions of individuals could both connect empires and drive them to war.... Learn More
    Published: 25th March 2016
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  12. Death by Effigy
    On July 21, 1578, a small Mexican town awoke to the news of a scandal. Nailed to the door of its church was a double-faced effigy denouncing a neighbor as a Jew who should burn at the stake. Nine trials over the course of four... Learn More
    Published: 17th October 2014
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  13. Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas
    Religious Transformations in the Early Modern Americas shows what happened to Christianity when Old World doctrine and belief crossed the Atlantic and collided with New World realities. Essays from across disciplines explore the... Learn More
    Published: 9th October 2014
    Hardback / £41.00
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  14. The Opened Letter
    By the eighteenth century, personal networks bound together the widening British world. In The Opened Letter, Lindsay O'Neill argues that the British became an early networking society, relying on letters to maintaining necessary... Learn More
    Published: 4th September 2014
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  15. The Bishop's Utopia
    Based on intensive archival research and the unique visual data of more than a thousand extraordinary watercolors, The Bishop's Utopia seamlessly weaves cultural history, natural history, art, and imperial politics into a cinematic... Learn More
    Published: 26th March 2014
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  16. Biography and the Black Atlantic

    Biography and the Black Atlantic

    Edited by Lisa A. Lindsay and John Wood Sweet

    Series The Early Modern Americas

    University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

    In this volume, leading historians reflect on the recent biographical turn in studies of slavery and the modern African diaspora. This collection presents vivid glimpses into the lives of remarkable enslaved and formerly enslaved... Learn More
    Published: 3rd October 2013
    Hardback / £45.00
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