Reviews

Author: 
Jonathan I. Israel
Reviewer: 
Jonathan Schorsch

Schorsch on Israel, 'Diasporas within a Diaspora: Jews, Crypto-Jews and the World Maritime Empires, 1540-1740'

Jonathan I. Israel. Diasporas within a Diaspora: Jews, Crypto-Jews and the World Maritime Empires, 1540-1740. Leiden: Brill, 2002. 613 pp. $226.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-12765-4.

Reviewed by Jonathan Schorsch (Department of Religion, Columbia University) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2006)

Sephardic Jews in the Atlantic World: Agents and Victims of Empire

Author: 
Richard R. Beeman
Reviewer: 
Craig Yirush

Yirush on Beeman, 'The Varieties of Political Experience in Eighteenth-Century America'

Richard R. Beeman. The Varieties of Political Experience in Eighteenth-Century America. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004. viii + 366 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3770-2.

Reviewed by Craig Yirush (Department of History, University of California at Los Angeles) Published on H-Atlantic (May, 2006)

Republicanism Redux

Author: 
Daniel Vickers
Reviewer: 
Mark A. Nicholas

Nicholas on Vickers, 'Young Men and the Sea: Yankee Seafarers in the Age of Sail'

Daniel Vickers. Young Men and the Sea: Yankee Seafarers in the Age of Sail. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005. ix + 336 pp. $31.50 (paper), ISBN 978-0-300-10067-9.

Reviewed by Mark A. Nicholas (Lehigh University) Published on H-Atlantic (April, 2006)

A Master of the Sea

Author: 
Neil Kamil
Reviewer: 
Owen Stanwood

Stanwood on Kamil, 'Fortress of the Soul: Violence, Metaphysics, and Material Life in the Huguenots' New World, 1517-1751'

Neil Kamil. Fortress of the Soul: Violence, Metaphysics, and Material Life in the Huguenots' New World, 1517-1751. Early America: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. xxiv + 1058 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8018-7390-4.

Reviewed by Owen Stanwood (Department of History, Catholic University of America) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Words and Things in the Protestant Atlantic

Author: 
Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo
Reviewer: 
Alex Lichtenstein

Lichtenstein on Nwankwo, 'Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas'

Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo. Black Cosmopolitanism: Racial Consciousness and Transnational Identity in the Nineteenth-Century Americas. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005. viii + 291 pp. $59.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8122-3878-5.

Reviewed by Alex Lichtenstein (Department of History, Rice University) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Reading the Black Atlantic

Author: 
Tom Earle, Kate J. P. Lowe
Reviewer: 
Catherine Molineux

Molineux on Earle and Lowe, 'Black Africans in Renaissance Europe'

Tom Earle, Kate J. P. Lowe. Black Africans in Renaissance Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. 417 S. $110.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-521-81582-6.

Reviewed by Catherine Molineux (Vanderbilt University) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Author: 
Alexia Grosjean, Steve Murdoch
Reviewer: 
David Worthington

Worthington on Grosjean and Murdoch, 'Scottish Communities Abroad in the Early Modern Period'

Alexia Grosjean, Steve Murdoch. Scottish Communities Abroad in the Early Modern Period. Leiden: Brill, 2005. xx + 393 pp. $199.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-90-04-14306-7.

Reviewed by David Worthington (Department of History, University of Aberdeen) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Scottish Communities in Foreign Settings during the Early Modern Period

Author: 
Kenneth Mills, Anthony Grafton, eds.
Reviewer: 
Rachel O'Toole

O'Toole on Mills and Grafton, 'Conversion: Old Worlds and New'

Kenneth Mills, Anthony Grafton, eds. Conversion: Old Worlds and New. Rochester: University of Rochester Press, 2003. xvii + 301 pp. $75.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58046-123-8.

Reviewed by Rachel O'Toole (Department of History, University of California, Irvine) Published on H-Atlantic (March, 2006)

Author: 
Londa Schiebinger
Reviewer: 
John R. McNeill

McNeill on Schiebinger, 'Plants and Empire: Colonial Bioprospecting in the Atlantic World'

Londa Schiebinger. Plants and Empire: Colonial Bioprospecting in the Atlantic World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2004. x + 306 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01487-9.

Reviewed by John R. McNeill (Georgetown University) Published on H-Atlantic (February, 2006)

One Plant and Several Scientists

Author: 
Holly Brewer
Reviewer: 
Lorri Glover

Glover on Brewer, 'By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in Authority'

Holly Brewer. By Birth or Consent: Children, Law, and the Anglo-American Revolution in Authority. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2005. xi + 390 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8078-2950-9.

Reviewed by Lorri Glover (Department of History, University of Tennessee) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Theorizing Childhood in the Age of Reason

Author: 
James Robertson
Reviewer: 
Emma Hart

Hart on Robertson, 'Gone Is the Ancient Glory: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534-2000'

James Robertson. Gone Is the Ancient Glory: Spanish Town, Jamaica, 1534-2000. Kingston and Miami: Ian Randle Publishers, 2005. xviii + 477 pp. $30.00 (paper), ISBN 978-976-637-197-5.

Reviewed by Emma Hart (University of St. Andrews) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Author: 
Mary Sarah Bilder
Reviewer: 
Ellen Pearson

Pearson on Bilder, 'The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire'

Mary Sarah Bilder. The Transatlantic Constitution: Colonial Legal Culture and the Empire. Cambridge and London: Harvard University Press, 2004. xiii + 291 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01512-8.

Reviewed by Ellen Pearson (Department of History, University of North Carolina, Asheville) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

Author: 
Robin Law
Reviewer: 
Ty Reese

Reese on Law, 'Ouidah: The Social History of a West African Slaving Port, 1727-1892'

Robin Law. Ouidah: The Social History of a West African Slaving Port, 1727-1892. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2005. xii + 308 pp. $49.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8214-1571-9; $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8214-1572-6.

Reviewed by Ty Reese (Department of History, University of North Dakota) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

The Evolution of Ouidah's Merchant Community

Author: 
James A. McMillin
Reviewer: 
Gregory O'Malley

O'Malley on McMillin, 'The Final Victims: Foreign Slave Trade to North America, 1783�"1810'

James A. McMillin. The Final Victims: Foreign Slave Trade to North America, 1783�"1810. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2004. xi + 207 pp. $39.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-57003-546-3.

Reviewed by Gregory O'Malley (Department of History, Johns Hopkins University) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

American Enthusiasm for the Slave Trade

Author: 
Jon F. Sensbach
Reviewer: 
Daryl Sasser

Sasser on Sensbach, 'Rebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic World'

Jon F. Sensbach. Rebecca's Revival: Creating Black Christianity in the Atlantic World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2005. 302 pp. $22.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-674-01689-7.

Reviewed by Daryl Sasser (Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education, Richmond, Virginia) Published on H-Atlantic (December, 2005)

A Partial Life in the Atlantic World

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