The book presents the atlantic coast history as a story of interaction and adaptation among the peoples of the four continents, and discusses the variety of social, political, environmental, and cultural processes set in motion by european exploration and settlement beginning with a chapter on the. The atlantic world is the history of the interactions among the peoples and empires bordering the atlantic ocean rim from the beginning of the age of discovery to the early 21st century. About the conference the department of pan african studies at kent state university is on the move, and it's very excit-ing the conference on slavery, colonialism and. Kent state university's department of pan-african studies is hosting the conference slavery, colonialism and african identities in the atlantic world on april 26 and 27 at ritchie hall. Introduction envisioning, executing, and explaining colonization in the atlantic world was a complex process for european and american intellectuals, who were often called upon to justify these actions both domestically and to the wider atlantic community.
The atlantic world trace the web of maritime connections between western europe, western and central africa, and the americas that made up the atlantic world details from the western ocean, a map published in the english pilot , the fifth book, 1720. Readings i: colonial america and the atlantic world page 1 readings i bibliography: colonial america and the atlantic world december 2017 compiled by paul g e clemens, james delbourgo, marisa fuentes, jan ellen lewis. A comprehensive collection of primary documents for students of early american and atlantic history, colonial north america and the atlantic world gives voice to the men and women¿amerindian, african, and european¿who together forged a new worldthese compelling narratives address the major themes of early modern colonialism from the.
The colonial encirclement of the world is an integral component of european history from the early modern period to the phase of decolonisation individual national and expansion histories referred to each other in varying degrees at different times but often also reinforced each other transfer. It refers to the ongoing effects that colonial encounters, dispossession and power have in shaping the familiar structures (social, political, spatial, uneven global interdependencies) of the present world. In the past decade or so, the 'atlantic world' has emerged as one of the most fertile areas of scholarship in british and american studies.
Atlantic world 1492-1750 in 1492 to 1750 there were some social and economic changes that occurred between africa, europe and the americas across the atlantic continuities were the desire of europeans for raw materials like sugar and spice. The atlantic world is an historical concept that frames the histories of europe, africa, and the americas from the opening of the age of european exploration to the ending of the american wars for independence in the 1820s it emerged as an idea in the midst of world war ii as a way to conceptualize. Introduction: the making and unmaking of an atlantic world abstract and keywords beginning in the fifteenth century, people, plants, pathogens, products, and cultural practices — just to mention some key agents — began to move regularly back and forth across the atlantic ocean.
Colonial identity in the atlantic world, 1500-1800 [nicholas canny, anthony pagden] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the description for this book, colonial identity in the atlantic world, 1500-1800, will be forthcoming. The description for this book, colonial identity in the atlantic world, 1500-1800, will be forthcoming. The making of an atlantic world vista de una casa de calderas shows enslaved laborers boiling sugar in large cauldrons in background and, in foreground, whites being served drinks by an enslaved man (left) and sugar pots on table (right.
Today's empires are born on the web, and exert tremendous power in the material world. The roots of european racism lie in the slave trade, colonialism - and edward long as well as at those in bondage in the new world the impact of atlantic slavery on africa can be. The web of empire and the atlantic slave trade a atlantic trading system the traffic in slaves became the linchpin of a complicated web of exchange that tied the peoples of the atlantic world together.
The colonial book in the atlantic world carries the interrelated stories of publishing, writing, and reading from the beginning of the colonial period in america up to 1790 three major themes run through the volume: the persisting connections between the. Evoking the remarkable complexity created by the bridging of the atlantic ocean, colonial north america and the atlantic world suggests that the challenges of globalization¿and the growing reality of american diversity¿are among the most important legacies of the colonial world.
A comprehensive collection of primary documents for students of early american and atlantic history, colonial north america and the atlantic world gives voice to the men and women-amerindian, african, and european-who together forged a new world. In spring 2015, i'll be working with students in an upper-division history course entitled slavery in the atlantic world this course examines the development and spread of racial slavery in the atlantic basin from the fifteenth through the eighteenth centuries. Mercantilism, capitalism & slavery in the atlantic world today capitalist society - most people sell their time to make a living last week: european imperial expansion begins to undermine pre-modern/traditional world order (described in lecture ii), and the empires that dominated it.