Reviews

Author: 
Alan Taylor
Reviewer: 
Nancy L. Hagedorn

Hagedorn on Taylor, 'American Colonies: The Settling of North America'

Alan Taylor. American Colonies: The Settling of North America. New York and London: Viking, 2001. xvii + 526 pp. $18.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-14-200210-0; $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-670-87282-4.

Reviewed by Nancy L. Hagedorn (Department of History, SUNY Fredonia) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2003)

North American Cultures, Colonies, and Colonialism in an Atlantic Context

Author: 
Kenneth J. Banks
Reviewer: 
Gayle K. Brunelle

Brunelle on Banks, 'Chasing Empire across the Sea: Communications and the State in the French Atlantic, 1713-1763'

Kenneth J. Banks. Chasing Empire across the Sea: Communications and the State in the French Atlantic, 1713-1763. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2002. x + 319 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7735-2444-6.

Reviewed by Gayle K. Brunelle (Department of History, California State University, Fullerton) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2003)

Author: 
Isidore Okpewho, Carole Boyce Davies, Ali A. Masrui, eds.
Reviewer: 
John K. Thornton

Thornton on Okpewho and Davies and Masrui, 'The African Diaspora: African Origins and New World Identities'

Isidore Okpewho, Carole Boyce Davies, Ali A. Masrui, eds. The African Diaspora: African Origins and New World Identities. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 1999. xviii + 566 pp. $25.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-253-21494-2; $59.95 (library), ISBN 978-0-253-33425-1.

Reviewed by John K. Thornton (Department of History, Millersville University) Published on H-Atlantic (August, 2003)

Author: 
Peter Linebaugh, Marcus Rediker
Reviewer: 
Michael Guasco

Guasco on Linebaugh and Rediker, 'The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic'

Peter Linebaugh, Marcus Rediker. The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic. Boston: Beacon Press, 2000. 433 pp. $24.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8070-5007-1; $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8070-5006-4.

Reviewed by Michael Guasco (Department of History, Davidson College) Published on H-Atlantic (June, 2003)

Author: 
Benjamin Schmidt
Reviewer: 
Donald Harreld

Harreld on Schmidt, 'Innocence Abroad: The Dutch Imagination and the New World, 1570-1670'

Benjamin Schmidt. Innocence Abroad: The Dutch Imagination and the New World, 1570-1670. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001. xxix + 450 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-80408-0.

Reviewed by Donald Harreld (Department of History, Brigham Young University) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2003)

Dutch Perspectives on the New World

Author: 
Jorge Cañizares Esguerra
Reviewer: 
Antonio Feros

Feros on Cañizares Esguerra, 'How to write the History of the New World: Histories, Epistemologies, and Identities in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World'

Jorge Cañizares Esguerra. How to write the History of the New World: Histories, Epistemologies, and Identities in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2001. 488 S. $26.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8047-4693-9; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8047-4084-5.

Reviewed by Antonio Feros (Department of History, New York University) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2003)

Author: 
David P. Geggus, ed.
Reviewer: 
Mimi Sheller

Sheller on Geggus, 'The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World'

David P. Geggus, ed. The Impact of the Haitian Revolution in the Atlantic World. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. xviii + 261 pp. $34.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-416-9.

Reviewed by Mimi Sheller (Department of Sociology, Lancaster University) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2003)

Author: 
David Armitage, Michael J. Braddick, eds.
Reviewer: 
Kurt Gingrich

Gingrich on Armitage and Braddick, 'The British Atlantic World, 1500-1800'

David Armitage, Michael J. Braddick, eds. The British Atlantic World, 1500-1800. Basingstoke and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002. xx + 324 pp. $37.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-333-96341-8; $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-333-96340-1.

Reviewed by Kurt Gingrich (Department of History, Radford University) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2003)

Assaying British Atlantic History

Author: 
John A. Butler
Reviewer: 
Richard A. Voeltz

Voeltz on Butler, 'Atlantic Kingdom: America's Contest with Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam'

John A. Butler. Atlantic Kingdom: America's Contest with Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam. Washington, D.C.: Brassey's, 2001. xx + 280 pp. $17.95 (paper), ISBN 978-1-57488-521-7; $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57488-383-1.

Reviewed by Richard A. Voeltz (Department of History and Government, Cameron University) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2003)

Sail, Steam, and Gods of the High Seas

Author: 
Bruce L. Mouser, ed.
Reviewer: 
Trevor Burnard

Burnard on Mouser, 'A Slaving Voyage to Africa and Jamaica: The Log of the Sandown, 1793-1794'

Bruce L. Mouser, ed. A Slaving Voyage to Africa and Jamaica: The Log of the Sandown, 1793-1794. Bloomington and Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2002. xxii + 156 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-253-34077-1.

Reviewed by Trevor Burnard (Reader in Early American History, Brunel University, West London) Published on H-Atlantic (January, 2003)

Author: 
James Raven
Reviewer: 
Matthew Mulcahy

Mulcahy on Raven, 'London Booksellers and their American Customers: Transatlantic Literary Community and the Charleston Library Society, 1748-1811'

James Raven. London Booksellers and their American Customers: Transatlantic Literary Community and the Charleston Library Society, 1748-1811. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2001. xxii + 522 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-406-0.

Reviewed by Matthew Mulcahy (Department of History, Loyola College in Maryland) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2002)

Author: 
Randolph Vigne, Charles Littleton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Alison Games

Games on Vigne and Littleton, 'From Strangers to Citizens: The Integration of Immigrant Communities in Britain, Ireland and Colonial America, 1550-1750'

Randolph Vigne, Charles Littleton, eds. From Strangers to Citizens: The Integration of Immigrant Communities in Britain, Ireland and Colonial America, 1550-1750. Brighton and Portland, Ore.: Sussex Academic Press, 2001. 1246 pp. $35.00 (paper), ISBN 978-1-902210-86-5; $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-902210-85-8.

Reviewed by Alison Games (Department of History, Georgetown University) Published on H-Atlantic (October, 2002)

Author: 
David S. Cecelski
Reviewer: 
Michael Jarvis

Jarvis on Cecelski, 'The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina'

David S. Cecelski. The Waterman's Song: Slavery and Freedom in Maritime North Carolina. Chapel Hill and London: University of North Carolina Press, 2001. Xx + 288 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-4972-9; $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2643-0.

Reviewed by Michael Jarvis (Department of History, University of Rochester) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2002)

Slavery in a Watery World

Author: 
Robert Harms
Reviewer: 
Thomas N. Ingersoll

Ingersoll on Harms, 'The Diligent: A Voyage Through the Worlds of the Slave Trade'

Robert Harms. The Diligent: A Voyage Through the Worlds of the Slave Trade. New York: Basic Books, 2002. xxv + 466 pp. $30.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-465-02871-9.

Reviewed by Thomas N. Ingersoll (Department of History, Ohio State University, Lima) Published on H-Atlantic (February, 2002)

Into those Waves, Never to Return

Into those Waves, Never to Return

Author: 
Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy
Reviewer: 
Thomas Agostini

Agostini on O'Shaughnessy, 'An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean'

Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy. An Empire Divided: The American Revolution and the British Caribbean. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2000. xviii + 357 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-1732-2.

Reviewed by Thomas Agostini (Department of History, Lehigh University) Published on H-Atlantic (February, 2002)

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