The human tradition in the Atlantic world, 1500-1850 [electronic resource] / edited by Karen Racine and Beatriz G. Mamigonian.
- Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2010.
- Human tradition around the world.
The human tradition around the world
1 online resource (287 p.)
- History, Modern.
Atlantic Ocean Region -- Biography.
Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
- Electronic books.
- This collection of compact biographies puts a human face on the sweeping historical processes that shaped contemporary societies throughout the Atlantic world. Focusing on life stories that represented movement across or around the Atlantic Ocean from 1500 to 1850, The Human Tradition in the Atlantic World, 1500-1850 explores transatlantic connections by following individuals-be they slaves, traders, or adventurers-whose experience took them far beyond their local communities to new and unfamiliar places. Whatever their reasons
- Contents; Introduction. The Human Tradition in the Atlantic World; Chapter 01. Catarina Álvares Paraguaçu (1510s-1582): Indian Visionary in Brazil and France; Chapter 02. John Billington and His Family (c. 1582-1630): Doomed "Knave" of Plymouth Plantation; Chapter 03. Samuel Cohen (c. 1600-1642): Jewish Translator in Brazil, Curaçao, and Angola; Chapter 04. William Lamport/Guillén de Lombardo (1611-1659): Mexico's Irish Would-Be King; Chapter 05. Jacob Leisler (1640-1691): German-Born Governor of New York; Chapter 06. Hendrick/Tiyanoga/Theyanoguen (1680-1755): Iroquois Emissary to England
Chapyer 07. Sir William Johnson (1715-1774): English Emissary to the IroquoisChapter 08. Henry "Harry" Washington (1750s-1790s): A Founding Father's Slave; Chapter 09. Julien Raimond (1744-1801): Planter, Revolutionary, and Free Man of Color in Saint-Domingue; Chapter 10. Anne Pépin (1758-1837): Entrepreneur, Landlady, and Mixed-Race Signare in Senegal; Chapter 11. João da Silva Feijó (1760-1824): Brazilian Scientist in the Portuguese Overseas Empire; Chapter 12. Juan Antonio Olavarrieta (1765-1822): Basque Cleric and Libertine Rebel in Mexico
Chapater 13. Eliza Fenwick (1766-1840): Feminist Slave Owner in BarbadosChapter 14. Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte( 1785-1879): Napoleon's American Sister-in-Law; Chapter 15. James MacQueen (1778-1870): Agent of Imperial Change in the Caribbean and Africa; Chapter 16. William Bullock (1780-1844): British Museum Curator and Showman in Mexico; Notes; Recommended Reading; Filmography; Index; About the Editors and Contributors
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references, filmography and index.
- Racine, Karen, 1967-
Mamigonian, Beatriz G. (Beatriz Gallotti), 1969-
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