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By John K. Thornton

A Cultural historical past of the Atlantic global, 1250-1820 explores the concept that robust hyperlinks exist within the histories of Africa, Europe and North and South the US. John okay. Thornton presents a entire evaluate of the historical past of the Atlantic Basin sooner than 1830 via describing political, social and cultural interactions among the continents' population. He strains the backgrounds of the populations on those 3 continental landmasses introduced into touch through eu navigation. Thornton then examines the political and social implications of the encounters, tracing the origins of numerous Atlantic societies and exhibiting how new methods of consuming, ingesting, talking and worshipping built within the newly created Atlantic international. This e-book makes use of shut readings of unique resources to provide new interpretations of its subject.

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