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Author Shannon, Timothy J. (Timothy John), 1964-

Title Atlantic lives : a comparative approach to early America / Timothy J. Shannon.

Imprint New York : Pearson/Longman, 2004.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  970.02 Sh19a 2004    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xiii, 251 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents What is Atlantic history? -- Into the Atlantic crucible: An early Portuguese encounter with West Africans ; First impressions in South America ; An Indian perspective on the European's arrival in North America -- The Columbian exchange: An Elizabethan scientist admires Indian agriculture ; The exchange of furs and microbes in New France ; A military officer contemplates life in a beaver lodge -- Captivity and conversion : religion and the European-Indian encounter: A French missionary's captivity among the Mohawks ; A Pennsylvania woman's adoption into an Indian family ; A Christian Indian challenges his colonial mentor -- West Africa and the Atlantic slave trade: A African experiences enslavement ; A European describes a slave-trading post -- The plantation complex in the Caribbean: Servants, slaves, and masters in Barbados ; A description of African Maroon communities -- Spanish and Portuguese in the Americas: Two views of the Pueblo Revolt in New Mexico, 1680 ; A description of plantation society in Portuguese Brazil -- The Dutch, French, and English in North America: A Dutch traveler in New Netherland/New York, 1679-1680 ; A French military officer describes the Indians of Canada, 1757 ; Benjamin Franklin calculates the population of British North America -- The wooden world, maritime labor and piracy: A Dutch pirate in the seveteenth-century Caribbean ; A AFrican's seafaring odyssey in the Atlantic world ; A woman's perception of life on a whaling ship -- The Atlantic highway, European migrations: A German warns his countrymen abouth the perils of migration ; A French account of a passage to Canada ; Two Scottish opinions on the emigration experience -- Constructing gender in the Atlantic world: A French nun remarks on Native American women ; Moravian women's spiritual autobiographies ; A Scottish woman's impression of gender relations in the British West Indies and North Carolina -- Enlightenment and revolution: A French expatriate describes colonial society in British North America ; A transatlantic revolutionary's attack on monarchy and aristocracy ; A Creole revolutionary's vision for the future of Spanish America -- Out of the Atlantic crucible: A German traveler describes the race-based social order of Mexico ; A French traveler considers the future of race relations in the United States of America ; A Free Black's incendiary call for the destruction of slavery.
Subject America -- History -- To 1810.
America -- History -- To 1810 -- Sources.
Indians -- Biography.
Africans -- America -- Biography.
Europeans -- America -- Biography.
America -- Relations -- Europe.
Europe -- Relations -- America.
America -- Relations -- Africa.
Africa -- Relations -- America.
Africans. (OCoLC)fst00799938
Europeans. (OCoLC)fst00916820
Indians. (OCoLC)fst00969307
International relations. (OCoLC)fst00977053
Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239509
America. (OCoLC)fst01239786
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
Chronological Term To 1810
Genre/Form Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Sources. (OCoLC)fst01423900
ISBN 0321077105

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