Reviews

Author: 
Gelien Matthews
Reviewer: 
Jeffrey A. Fortin

Fortin on Matthews, 'Caribbean Slave Revolts and the British Abolitionist Movement'

Gelien Matthews. Caribbean Slave Revolts and the British Abolitionist Movement. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006. ix + 240 pp. $42.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8071-3131-2.

Reviewed by Jeffrey A. Fortin (Department of History, SUNY-Oneonta) Published on H-Atlantic (July, 2007)

Slaves on the Floor of Parliament: How Caribbean Revolts Shaped the British Abolitionist Movement

Author: 
Brendan McConville, Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture.
Reviewer: 
Colin Nicolson

Nicolson on McConville and Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture., 'The King's Three Faces: The Rise and Fall of Royal America, 1688-1776'

Brendan McConville, Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture. The King's Three Faces: The Rise and Fall of Royal America, 1688-1776. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006. xii + 322 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-3065-9; $21.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8078-5866-0.

Reviewed by Colin Nicolson (Department of History, University of Stirling) Published on H-Atlantic (June, 2007)

Author: 
Peter C. Mancall
Reviewer: 
Michael LaCombe

LaCombe on Mancall, 'Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America'

Peter C. Mancall. Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2007. 378 pp. $38.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-300-11054-8.

Reviewed by Michael LaCombe (Department of History, Adelphi University) Published on H-Atlantic (June, 2007)

The Principal Navigations of an Armchair Explorer

Author: 
José M. Portillo Valdés
Reviewer: 
Erika Pani

Pani on Valdés, 'Crisis Atlántica: Autonomía e Independencia en la Crisis de la Monarquía Hispánica'

José M. Portillo Valdés. Crisis Atlántica: Autonomía e Independencia en la Crisis de la Monarquía Hispánica. Madrid: Marcial Pons Ediciones de Historia, 2006. 318 pp. EUR 20.00 (paper), ISBN 978-84-96467-16-3.

Reviewed by Erika Pani (División de Historia, CIDE (Mexico)) Published on H-Atlantic (June, 2007)

Revolution and Constitutionalism in the Spanish Atlantic

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: 
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: 
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: 
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

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