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Abolition of Slavery

Michael Guasco.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 7248 words.

The abolition of slavery in the Atlantic world occurred during the 19th century, but its origins are generally recognized to be the intellectual ferment of the 18th-century Enlightenment,...

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Abolitionism and Africa

Bronwen Everill.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 7552 words.

From the beginning of the organized abolition campaigns in the Atlantic world in the 1780s, antislavery campaigners were interested in Africa as both an idea and a place for action....

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The Acadian Diaspora

Christopher Hodson.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online April 2011 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 5826 words.

Late in 1755, an army of British regulars and Massachusetts volunteers undertook what one officer described as a “disagreeable” duty: deporting the entire Acadian population of the province...

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Africa and the Atlantic World

David Northrup.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 7491 words.

Africa from Morocco to the Cape of Good Hope experienced new contacts with Europeans during the four centuries before 1850. Growing Atlantic exports and imports from the 1400s affected...

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Africa and the Atlantic World

David Northrup.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 7491 words.

Africa from Morocco to the Cape of Good Hope experienced new contacts with Europeans during the four centuries before 1850. Growing Atlantic exports and imports from the 1400s affected...

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African American Religions

Stefania Capone.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online August 2011 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 15228 words.

Since its beginnings, the study of African American religions has combined anthropological and historical approaches, predating the idea of Atlantic history. African American religions were...

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African Ports

Ty M. Reese.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online April 2011 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 8913 words.

Starting in the 15th century, West Africa’s orientation started to change from being inward looking, to the trans-Saharan caravan routes, where powerful and centralized states emerged near...

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African Ports

Ty M. Reese.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online April 2011 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 8913 words.

Starting in the 15th century, West Africa’s orientation started to change from being inward looking, to the trans-Saharan caravan routes, where powerful and centralized states emerged near...

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African Religion and Culture

David Northrup.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online May 2010 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 7035 words.

Africa has been home to a great variety of religious and other cultural practices and beliefs, including the many that developed within particular African societies and those that were...

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African Retailers and Small Artisans in the Atlantic World

Stewart King.

in Atlantic History

P ublished online April 2018 .

Article. Subjects: History of the Americas; European History; African History; History; Regional and National History. 8018 words.

Enslaved and free Africans played a crucial role in the economies of the Atlantic world throughout the era of the slave trade. As small merchants and artisans, producing and selling...

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