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A Confluence of Transatlantic Networks [electronic resource] : Elites, Capitalism, and Confederate Migration to Brazil / Laura Jarnagin.

Author/Creator:
Jarnagin, Laura.
Publication:
Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2008.
Series:
Atlantic Crossings
Atlantic Crossings
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (327 p.)
Subjects:
Capitalism -- Social aspects -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
American Confederate voluntary exiles -- Brazil.
Elite (Social sciences) -- Brazil -- History.
Merchants -- Social networks -- Brazil -- History.
Atlantic Ocean Region -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects -- History.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Summary:
A Confluence of Transatlantic Network demonstrates how portions of interconnected trust-based kinship, business, and ideational transatlantic networks evolved over roughly a century and a half and eventually converged to engender, promote, and facilitate the migration of southern elites to Brazil in the post-Civil War era. Placing that migration in the context of the Atlantic world sharpens our understanding of the transborder dynamic of such mainstream nineteenth-century historical currents as international commerce, liberalism, Protestantism, and Freemasonry. The manifestati
Contents:
Contexts
Systems, capitalism, networking, and migration
An overview of Confederate migration to Brazil
A transatlantic family
The Avelar Broteros and the Dabneys
John Bass Dabney, Monsieur Projet
The evolution of a mercantile dynasty
Cultural and commercial synergies
Transatlantic mercantile networks
Transatlantic commission houses
Coffee merchants and Confederate migration to Brazil
Reverberations of a Protestant diaspora
Intersecting and expanding networks
Migration processes
Southerners making choices
A confluence of transatlantic networks.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-286) and index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
0-8173-8040-X
OCLC:
899266127
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