A cultural history of the Atlantic world, 1250-1820 / John K. Thornton.

"A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250-1820 explores the idea that strong links exist in the histories of Africa, Europe and North and South America. John K. Thornton provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the Atlantic Basin before 1830 by describing political, social and...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Thornton, John K. 1949-
Format: Book
Published: New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Part I. The Atlantic Background
  • 1. The foundation of the Atlantic world, 1250-1600
  • Part II. Three Atlantic Worlds
  • 2. The European background
  • 3. The African background
  • 4. The American world, 1450-1700
  • Part III. The Nature of Encounter and its Aftermath
  • 5. Conquest
  • 6. Colonization
  • 7. Contact
  • Part IV. Culture Transition and Change
  • 8. Transfer and retention in language
  • 9. Aesthetic change
  • 10. Religious stability and change
  • 11. The revolutionary moment in the Atlantic.