Atlantic Biographies: Individuals and Peoples in the Atlantic World

584699143beb8.jpg Author Jeffrey A Fortin and Mark Meuwese
Isbn 9789004258976
File size 2MB
Year 2013
Pages 356
Language English
File format PDF
Category Biography

Book Description:

This volume uses a biography-as-history approach to illuminate the interconnectedness of the peoples of the Americas, West Africa, and Europe. Contributors highlight individuals' and people's experiences made possible by their participation in the creation of an Atlantic world, where conflict, cooperation, neccessity and invention led to new societies and cultures. Composed of chapters that span a broad chronological, topical and thematic range, "Atlantic Biographies" highlights the uniqueness of the Atlantic as a social, political, economic, and cultural theater bound together to illustrate what the Atlantic meant to those subjects of each chapter. This is a book about people, their resilience, and their resolve to carve a niche or have a broader impact in the ever-changing world around them.

 

 

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