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Macmillan Higher Education Palgrave Higher Education

The Atlantic Experience

Peoples, Places, Ideas

ISBN 9780230272736
Publication Date January 2014
Formats Hardcover Ebook Paperback 
Publisher Palgrave

A succinct yet comprehensive introduction to the history of the Atlantic world in its entirety. The book explores discrete themes such as conquest, trade and race in an holistic Atlantic context, and provides a thorough overview of key and cutting edge scholarship in the field for an undergraduate audience.

Catherine Armstrong is Senior Lecturer in American History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She is the author of Landscape and Identity in North America's Southern Colonies 1660-1745.

Laura M. Chmielewski is Associate Professor of History at Purchase College, State University of New York, USA. She is the author of The Spice of Popery: Converging Christianities on an Early American Frontier.

Introduction – Studying Atlantic History
1. Navigation and Empire
2. Contact and Encounter
3. Bondage and Freedom
4. Trade and Economy
5. Atlantic Religion: Beliefs and Behaviours
6. Cultural Transfer in the Greater Atlantic
7. Dependence and Independence
8. The Quest for Abolition
Conclusion



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The Atlantic Experience has the potential to become the leading text in the field for both teachers and students of the Atlantic world and Atlantic history.' – David Ceri Jones, Lecturer in History, Aberystwyth University, UK
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