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By John K. Thornton

A Cultural historical past of the Atlantic global, 1250-1820 explores the concept powerful hyperlinks exist within the histories of Africa, Europe and North and South the United States. John ok. Thornton offers a entire assessment of the background of the Atlantic Basin prior to 1830 by means of 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 by way of ecu navigation. Thornton then examines the political and social implications of the encounters, tracing the origins of numerous Atlantic societies and displaying how new methods of consuming, consuming, conversing and worshipping constructed within the newly created Atlantic international. This ebook makes use of shut readings of unique assets to supply new interpretations of its subject.

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