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By Jack P. Greene,Philip D. Morgan

Atlantic historical past, with its emphasis on inter-regional advancements that go beyond nationwide borders, has risen to prominence as a fruitful point of view in which to check the interconnections between Europe, North the United States, Latin the USA, and Africa. those unique essays current a complete and incisive examine how Atlantic heritage has been interpreted throughout time and during numerous lenses from the 15th in the course of the early 19th century. Editors Jack P. Greene and Philip D. Morgan have assembled a stellar forged of 13 overseas students to debate key components of Atlantic historical past, together with the British, Spanish, Portuguese, Dutch, French, African, and indigenous worlds, in addition to the circulate of principles, peoples, and items. different participants determine modern understandings of the sea and current possible choices to the concept that itself, juxtaposing Atlantic background with worldwide, hemispheric, and Continental history.

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