Reviews

Author: 
Cécile Vidal
Reviewer: 
Kristin C. Lee

Lee on Vidal, 'Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society'

Cécile Vidal. Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 552 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-4518-6.

Reviewed by Kristin C. Lee (University College, Washington University in St. Louis) Published on H-Atlantic (January, 2022) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
Herman L. Bennett
Reviewer: 
Chris Blakley

Blakley on Bennett, 'African Kings and Black Slaves: Sovereignty and Dispossession in the Early Modern Atlantic'

Herman L. Bennett. African Kings and Black Slaves: Sovereignty and Dispossession in the Early Modern Atlantic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2018. 226 pages. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-5063-3

Author: 
Christine Levecq
Reviewer: 
Michael Becker

Becker on Levecq, 'Black Cosmopolitans: Race, Religion, and Republicanism in an Age of Revolution'

Christine Levecq. Black Cosmopolitans: Race, Religion, and Republicanism in an Age of Revolution. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019. 304 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4218-6

Author: 
Diana Arbaiza
Reviewer: 
Daniela Samur

Samur on Arbaiza, 'The Spirit of Hispanism: Commerce, Culture, and Identity across the Atlantic, 1875-1936'

Diana Arbaiza. The Spirit of Hispanism: Commerce, Culture, and Identity across the Atlantic, 1875-1936. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2020. Illustrations. 308 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-268-10693-5.

Reviewed by Daniela Samur (Cornell University) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
Suzanne Desan, Lynn Hunt, William Max Nelson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Gayle K. Brunelle

Brunelle on Blaufarb, 'The Revolutionary Atlantic: Republican Visions, 1760-1830: A Documentary History' and Desan and Hunt and Nelson, 'The French Revolution in Global Perspective'

Rafe Blaufarb, ed. The Revolutionary Atlantic: Republican Visions, 1760-1830: A Documentary History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017. 528 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-19-989796-4Suzanne Desan, Lynn Hunt, William Max Nelson, eds. The French Revolution in Global Perspective. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013. vi + 236 pp.

Author: 
David Wilson
Reviewer: 
Blake Earle

Earle on Wilson, 'Suppressing Piracy in the Early Eighteenth Century: Pirates, Merchants and British Imperial Authority in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans'

David Wilson. Suppressing Piracy in the Early Eighteenth Century: Pirates, Merchants and British Imperial Authority in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Melton: Boydell & Brewer, Incorporated, 2021. 288 pp. $130.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-78327-595-3.

Reviewed by Blake Earle (Texas A&M University of Galveston) Published on H-Atlantic (October, 2021) Commissioned by W. Douglas Catterall (Cameron University of Oklahoma)

Author: 
Gregory P. Downs
Reviewer: 
Eric Walls

Walls on Downs, 'The Second American Revolution: The Civil War-Era Struggle over Cuba and the Rebirth of the American Republic'

Gregory P. Downs. The Second American Revolution: The Civil War-Era Struggle over Cuba and the Rebirth of the American Republic. The Steven and Janice Brose Lectures in the Civil War Era Series. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2019. 232 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4696-5273-3.

Reviewed by Eric Walls (Johnston Community College) Published on H-Atlantic (October, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
Ivonne del Valle, Anna More, Rachel Sarah O'Toole, eds.
Reviewer: 
María Victoria Marquez

Marquez on Valle and More and O'Toole, 'Iberian Empires and the Roots of Globalization'

Ivonne del Valle, Anna More, Rachel Sarah O'Toole, eds. Iberian Empires and the Roots of Globalization. Hispanic Issues Series. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press, 2020. 368 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8265-2252-8; $34.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8265-2253-5

Author: 
Wim Klooster
Reviewer: 
Pamela McVay

McVay on Klooster, 'The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World'

Wim Klooster. The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2016. 432 pp. Ill. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8014-5045-7.

Reviewed by Pamela McVay (Ursuline College) Published on H-Atlantic (August, 2021) Commissioned by W. Douglas Catterall (Cameron University of Oklahoma)

Author: 
Andrew Lambert
Reviewer: 
Blake Earle

Earle on Lambert, 'Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World'

Andrew Lambert. Seapower States: Maritime Culture, Continental Empires, and the Conflict that Made the Modern World. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2018. 320 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-23004-8

Reviewed by Blake Earle (Texas A&M University of Galveston) Published on H-Atlantic (August, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
Edmond A. Boudreaux III, Maureen Meyers, Jay K. Johnson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Peter Ferdinando

Ferdinando on Boudreaux III and Meyers and Johnson, 'Contact, Colonialism, and Native Communities in the Southeastern United States'

Edmond A. Boudreaux III, Maureen Meyers, Jay K. Johnson, eds. Contact, Colonialism, and Native Communities in the Southeastern United States. Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen Series. Gainesville: University of Florida Press, 2020. Illustrations, tables. 322 pp. $90.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-68340-117-9

Author: 
Mary V. Thompson
Reviewer: 
Tristan Stubbs

Stubbs on Thompson, '"The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret": George Washington, Slavery, and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon'

Mary V. Thompson. "The Only Unavoidable Subject of Regret": George Washington, Slavery, and the Enslaved Community at Mount Vernon. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2019. Illustrations. 502 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-4184-4

Author: 
Anthony Tibbles
Reviewer: 
Ryan E. Mewett

Mewett on Tibbles, 'Liverpool and the Slave Trade'

Anthony Tibbles. Liverpool and the Slave Trade. Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018. Illustrations, maps. ix + 118 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-78694-153-4

Reviewed by Ryan E. Mewett (Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
Miles Ogborn
Reviewer: 
Dylan LeBlanc

LeBlanc on Ogborn, 'The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World'

Miles Ogborn. The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2019. x + 309 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-226-65768-4; $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-226-65592-5. 

Reviewed by Dylan LeBlanc (La Lumiere School) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

Author: 
Jonathan Schorsch
Reviewer: 
Cacey Farnsworth

Farnsworth on Schorsch, 'Hidden Lives of Jews and Africans: Underground Societies in the Iberian Atlantic World'

Jonathan Schorsch. Hidden Lives of Jews and Africans: Underground Societies in the Iberian Atlantic World. Princeton: Markus Wiener Publishers, 2019. 312 pp. $28.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-55876-630-3

Reviewed by Cacey Farnsworth Published on H-Atlantic (April, 2021) Commissioned by Bryan Rindfleisch (Marquette University)

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