Bridging the Early Modern Atlantic World by Caroline A. Williams

By Caroline A. Williams

''Bridging the Early smooth Atlantic World'' brings jointly ten unique essays by way of a world crew of students exploring the complicated results of the intermingling of individuals, movement of products, trade of knowledge, and publicity to new rules which are the hallmark of the early glossy Atlantic. Spanning the interval from the earliest French crossings to Newfoundland first and foremost of the 16th century to the tip of the wars of independence in Spanish South the United States, c. 1830, and encompassing more than a few disciplinary techniques, the individuals direct specific realization to areas, groups, and teams whose actions in, and responses to, an ever-more heavily sure Atlantic international stay particularly under-represented within the literature. many of the chapters specialise in the adventure of Europeans, together with French shoppers of Newfoundland cod, English retailers forming households in Spanish Seville, and Jewish refugees from Dutch Brazil making the Caribbean island of Nevis their domestic. Others specialize in the ways that the populations with whom Europeans got here into touch, enslaved, or between whom they settled - the Tupi peoples of Brazil, the Kriston girls of the west African port of Cacheu, between others - tailored to and have been replaced through their interactions with formerly unknown peoples, items, associations, and concepts. including the large advent by means of the editor which stories the importance of the sector as a complete, those essays trap the complexity and diversity of expertise of the numerous women and men who got here into touch in the course of the interval, while highlighting and illustrating the porous and fluid nature, in perform, of the Early smooth Atlantic global.

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A Social Critique of the Judgement of Taste (London, 1979).  Claude Fischler, L’Omnivore (Paris, 2001), pp. 66–70.  Henry P. Biggar, Les précurseurs de Jacques Cartier, 1497–1534: Collection de documents relatifs à l’histoire primitive du Canada (Ottawa, 1913), pp. ix–xvii, 116–18; Michel Mollat, Le commerce maritime normand à la fin du Moyen Âge: étude d’histoire économique et sociale (Paris, 1952), pp. 262–3.  Archives Départementales de la Gironde (hereafter, ADG), 3E 9796 (23 September 1517), cited in Jacques Bernard, Navires et gens de mer à Bordeaux, vers 1450–vers 1550 (Paris, 1968), p.

Peter E. Pope, Fish into Wine: The Newfoundland Plantation in the Seventeenth Century (Chapel Hill and London, 2004), pp. 11, 13. , pp. 15–16. According to James Pritchard, the French supplied the largest single domestic market for cod as well as substantial and profitable export markets in Italy, Spain, and Portugal. See James Pritchard, In Search of Empire: The French in the Americas, 1670–1730 (Cambridge, 2004), pp. 140, 142. 93 Canny, ‘Writing Atlantic History’: 1107–08. 94 Pope, Fish into Wine, p.


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