Reviews

Author: 
Alden T. Vaughan
Reviewer: 
Troy Bickham

Bickham on Vaughan, 'Transatlantic Encounters: American Indians in Britain, 1500-1776'

Alden T. Vaughan. Transatlantic Encounters: American Indians in Britain, 1500-1776. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xxv + 337 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-86594-4.

Reviewed by Troy Bickham (Department of History, Texas A&M University) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2007)

Author: 
Donna Merwick
Reviewer: 
Simon Middleton

Middleton on Merwick, 'The Shame and the Sorrow: Dutch Amerindian Encounters in New Netherland'

Donna Merwick. The Shame and the Sorrow: Dutch Amerindian Encounters in New Netherland. Early American Studies Series. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. Maps. ix + 332 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3928-7.

Reviewed by Simon Middleton (Department of History, University of Sheffield) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2007)

New Netherland's Heart of Darkness

Author: 
Sean X. Goudie
Reviewer: 
James Dun

Dun on Goudie, 'Creole America: The West Indies and the Formation of Literature and Culture in the New Republic'

Sean X. Goudie. Creole America: The West Indies and the Formation of Literature and Culture in the New Republic. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2006. 275 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3930-0.

Reviewed by James Dun (Department of History, Princeton University) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2006)

Complex Creoles

Author: 
Joyce Goodfriend, ed.
Reviewer: 
Laura E. Cruz

Cruz on Goodfriend, 'Revisiting New Netherland: Perspectives on Early Dutch America'

Joyce Goodfriend, ed. Revisiting New Netherland: Perspectives on Early Dutch America. The Atlantic World: Brill, 2005. xiv + 346 pp. $179.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-14507-8.

Reviewed by Laura E. Cruz (Department of History, Western Carolina University) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2006)

New Netherland: History's Debutante?

Author: 
Emma Christopher
Reviewer: 
Amy Mitchell-Cook

Mitchell-Cook on Christopher, 'Slave Ship Sailors and Their Captive Cargoes, 1730-1807'

Emma Christopher. Slave Ship Sailors and Their Captive Cargoes, 1730-1807. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. v + 241 pp. $21.99 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-67966-4.

Reviewed by Amy Mitchell-Cook (Department of History, University of West Florida) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2006)

Ambiguity and the Middle Passage

Author: 
James Robert Enterline
Reviewer: 
Emily Rose

Rose on Enterline, 'Erikson, Eskimos and Columbus: Medieval European Knowledge of America'

James Robert Enterline. Erikson, Eskimos and Columbus: Medieval European Knowledge of America. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. 368 pp. $28.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8018-7895-4.

Reviewed by Emily Rose (University of Cambridge) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2006)

Author: 
Carla Gerona
Reviewer: 
Michael J. Galgano

Galgano on Gerona, 'Night Journeys: The Power of Dreams in Transatlantic Quaker Culture'

Carla Gerona. Night Journeys: The Power of Dreams in Transatlantic Quaker Culture. Charlottesville and London: University Press of Virginia, 2004. x + 290 pp. $35.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8139-2310-9.

Reviewed by Michael J. Galgano (James Madison University) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2006)

The Worlds of Quaker Dreams

Author: 
Colin Newbury
Reviewer: 
Ty Reese

Reese on Newbury, 'Patrons, Clients and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-Rule in Asia, Africa and the Pacific'

Colin Newbury. Patrons, Clients and Empire: Chieftaincy and Over-Rule in Asia, Africa and the Pacific. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003. ix + 328 pp. $105.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-925781-2.

Reviewed by Ty Reese (Department of History, University of North Dakota) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2006)

Imposing Authority and Establishing Empire

Author: 
Michael A. Gomez
Reviewer: 
Ty Reese

Reese on Gomez, 'Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora'

Michael A. Gomez. Reversing Sail: A History of the African Diaspora. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. xii + 219 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-521-00135-9; $63.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-80662-6.

Reviewed by Ty Reese (Department of History, University of North Dakota) Published on H-Atlantic (November, 2006)

Race, Agency, and the African Diaspora

Author: 
Donald J. Harreld
Reviewer: 
Claudia Schnurmann

Schnurmann on Harreld, 'High Germans in the Low Countries: German Merchants and Commerce in Golden Age Antwerp'

Donald J. Harreld. High Germans in the Low Countries: German Merchants and Commerce in Golden Age Antwerp. Leiden: Brill, 2004. x + 214 pp. $112.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-14104-9.

Reviewed by Claudia Schnurmann (Historisches Seminar, Universität Hamburg) Published on H-Atlantic (October, 2006)

German Merchants Misperceived

Author: 
Rafe Blaufarb
Reviewer: 
Ashli White

White on Blaufarb, 'Bonapartists in the Borderlands: French Exiles and Refugees on the Gulf Coast, 1815-1835'

Rafe Blaufarb. Bonapartists in the Borderlands: French Exiles and Refugees on the Gulf Coast, 1815-1835. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2005. xix + 302 pp. $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8173-1487-3.

Reviewed by Ashli White (Department of History, University of Miami) Published on H-Atlantic (October, 2006)

Atlanticizing the Antebellum West

Author: 
Douglas B. Chambers
Reviewer: 
Gloria Chuku

Chuku on Chambers, 'Murder at Montpelier: Igbo Africans in Virginia'

Douglas B. Chambers. Murder at Montpelier: Igbo Africans in Virginia. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2005. x + 325 pp. $45.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57806-706-0.

Reviewed by Gloria Chuku (Department of History, Millersville University of Pennsylvania) Published on H-Atlantic (October, 2006)

Enslaved Igbo and the Foundation of Afro-Virginia Slave Culture and Society

Author: 
Kieran Quinlan
Reviewer: 
Margaret Sankey

Sankey on Quinlan, 'Strange Kin: Ireland and the American South'

Kieran Quinlan. Strange Kin: Ireland and the American South. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2005. xi + 289 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-2983-8.

Reviewed by Margaret Sankey (Department of History, Minnesota State University Moorhead) Published on H-Atlantic (September, 2006)

Myth and History in Ireland and the American South

Author: 
Frederick H. Smith
Reviewer: 
Christian Koot

Koot on Smith, 'Caribbean Rum: A Social and Economic History'

Frederick H. Smith. Caribbean Rum: A Social and Economic History. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2005. xvi + 339 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-2867-5.

Reviewed by Christian Koot (Department of History, Colgate University) Published on H-Atlantic (August, 2006)

The "Spirit" of the Caribbean

Author: 
P. J. Marshall
Reviewer: 
Scott Breuninger

Breuninger on Marshall, 'The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America, c. 1750 - 1783'

P. J. Marshall. The Making and Unmaking of Empires: Britain, India, and America, c. 1750 - 1783. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. ix + 398 pp. $55.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-19-927895-4.

Reviewed by Scott Breuninger (Department of History, University of South Dakota) Published on H-Atlantic (August, 2006)

Britain at a Crossroads: Two Paths, One Map

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