Reviews

Author: 
Joao Pedro Marques
Reviewer: 
Timothy Coates

Coates on Marques, 'The Sounds of Silence: Nineteenth-Century Portugal and the Abolition of the Slave Trade'

Joao Pedro Marques. The Sounds of Silence: Nineteenth-Century Portugal and the Abolition of the Slave Trade. Oxford: Berghahn Books, 2006. 282 S. $80.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57181-447-0.

Reviewed by Timothy Coates (Department of History, College of Charleston) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2008)

The Sin of Omission

Author: 
John D. Krugler
Reviewer: 
Jerome de Groot

de Groot on Krugler, 'English and Catholic: The Lords Baltimore in the Seventeenth Century'

John D. Krugler. English and Catholic: The Lords Baltimore in the Seventeenth Century. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004. xiii + 319 pp. $46.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-7963-0.

Reviewed by Jerome de Groot (Department of English, University of Manchester) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2008)

Author: 
Douglas J. Hamilton
Reviewer: 
Mark Quintanilla

Quintanilla on Hamilton, 'Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World, 1750-1820'

Douglas J. Hamilton. Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic World, 1750-1820. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2005. vii + 249 pp. $84.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7190-7182-9.

Reviewed by Mark Quintanilla (Department of History, Hannibal-LaGrange College) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2008)

Author: 
Louis Sicking
Reviewer: 
Henriette De Bruyn Kops

De Bruyn Kops on Sicking, 'Frontieres d'Outre-Mer: La France et les Pays-Bas dans le monde atlantique au XIXe siecle'

Louis Sicking. Frontieres d'Outre-Mer: La France et les Pays-Bas dans le monde atlantique au XIXe siecle. Paris: Les Indes Savantes, 2006. 207 pp. EUR 28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-2-84654-148-0.

Reviewed by Henriette De Bruyn Kops (Department of History, Georgetown University) Published on H-Atlantic (February, 2008)

Author: 
I. C. B. Dear, ed.
Reviewer: 
Glenn Gordinier

Gordinier on Dear, 'The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea'

I. C. B. Dear, ed. The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. viii + 677 pp. $65.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-860616-1.

Reviewed by Glenn Gordinier (Frank C. Munson Institute of American Maritime Studies, Mystic Seaport) Published on H-Atlantic (February, 2008)

A Venerable Maritime Reference Reconstituted

Author: 
Allan I. Macinnes, Arthur H. Williamson, eds.
Reviewer: 
Victor Enthoven

Enthoven on Macinnes and Williamson, 'Shaping the Stuart World, 1603-1714: The Atlantic Connection'

Allan I. Macinnes, Arthur H. Williamson, eds. Shaping the Stuart World, 1603-1714: The Atlantic Connection. Leiden: Brill, 2006. xiv + 389 pp. $129.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-14711-9.

Reviewed by Victor Enthoven (Netherlands Defense Academy and Royal Netherlands Naval College) Published on H-Atlantic (February, 2008)

A Caledonian Fairytale

Author: 
Kellen Kee McIntyre, Richard E. Phillips, eds.
Reviewer: 
Delia Cosentino

Cosentino on McIntyre and Phillips, 'Woman and Art in Early Modern Latin America'

Kellen Kee McIntyre, Richard E. Phillips, eds. Woman and Art in Early Modern Latin America. Leiden: Brill, 2007. xviii + 449 pp. $129.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-15392-9.

Reviewed by Delia Cosentino (Department of Art and Art History, DePaul University) Published on H-Atlantic (February, 2008)

Woman Represented

Author: 
Martin Brückner
Reviewer: 
Robert Michael Morrissey

Morrissey on Brückner, 'The Geographic Revolution in Early America: Maps, Literacy, and National Identity'

Martin Brückner. The Geographic Revolution in Early America: Maps, Literacy, and National Identity. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. ix + 276 pp. $22.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5672-7.

Reviewed by Robert Michael Morrissey (Department of History, University of Tennessee) Published on H-Atlantic (January, 2008)

Author: 
John Lynch
Reviewer: 
Monica Henry

Henry on Lynch, 'Simón Bolí­var: A Life'

John Lynch. Simón Bolí­var: A Life. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006. 368 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-11062-3; $20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-12604-4.

Reviewed by Monica Henry (Université François-Rabelais, Tours) Published on H-Atlantic (January, 2008)

Spanish America in the Age of Revolution

Author: 
Janny Venema
Reviewer: 
Holly Rine

Rine on Venema, 'Beverwijck: A Dutch Village on the American Frontier, 1652-1664'

Janny Venema. Beverwijck: A Dutch Village on the American Frontier, 1652-1664. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2003. 527 pp. $31.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7914-6080-1; $86.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-7914-6079-5.

Reviewed by Holly Rine (Department of History, Le Moyne College) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2007)

Beverwijck Uncovered

Author: 
Annie Molinié, Alexandra Merle, Araceli Guillaume-Alonso, eds.
Reviewer: 
Christophe Belaubre

Belaubre on Molinié and Merle and Guillaume-Alonso, 'Les jésuites en Espagne et en Amérique: jeux et enjeux du pouvoir (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles)'

Annie Molinié, Alexandra Merle, Araceli Guillaume-Alonso, eds. Les jésuites en Espagne et en Amérique: jeux et enjeux du pouvoir (XVIe-XVIIIe siècles). Paris: Les Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 2007. 631 pp. EUR 35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-2-84050-489-4.

Reviewed by Christophe Belaubre (Universidad Industrial de Santander, Colombia) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2007)

Author: 
Vincent Carretta
Reviewer: 
Douglas Chambers

Chambers on Carretta, 'Equiano the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man'

Vincent Carretta. Equiano the African: Biography of a Self-Made Man. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2005. xxviii + 436 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8203-2571-2.

Reviewed by Douglas Chambers (Department of History, University of Southern Mississippi) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2007)

"Almost an Englishman": Carretta's Equiano

Author: 
Colin Kidd
Reviewer: 
Ruth Doan

Doan on Kidd, 'The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000'

Colin Kidd. The Forging of Races: Race and Scripture in the Protestant Atlantic World, 1600-2000. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. 309 S. $27.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-79729-0; $84.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-79324-7.

Reviewed by Ruth Doan (Department of History, Hollins University) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2007)

Author: 
David Cannadine, ed.
Reviewer: 
Isaac Land

Land on Cannadine, 'Empire, the Sea, and Global History: Britain's Maritime World, c.1763-c.1840'

David Cannadine, ed. Empire, the Sea, and Global History: Britain's Maritime World, c.1763-c.1840. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. viii + 159 pp. $69.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-00899-1.

Reviewed by Isaac Land (Indiana State University) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2007)

Go with the Flow

Author: 
Marika Sherwood
Reviewer: 
Christian Hogsbjerg

Hogsbjerg on Sherwood, 'After Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade since 1807'

Marika Sherwood. After Abolition: Britain and the Slave Trade since 1807. London: I. B. Tauris, 2007. x + 246 pp. £20 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84511-365-0.

Reviewed by Christian Hogsbjerg (Department of History, University of York) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2007)

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