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Dutch Atlantic connections, 1680-1800 : linking empires, bridging borders

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Summary

  • This title is available online in its entirety in Open Access. Dutch Atlantic Connections reevaluates the role of the Dutch in the Atlantic between 1680-1800. It shows how pivotal the Dutch were for the functioning of the Atlantic system by highlighting both economic and cultural contributions to the Atlantic world.

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • English.

Contents

  • Introduction / Gert Oostindie and Jessica V. Roitman -- SECTION I. CARIBBEAN ENCOUNTERS -- Curaca̧o as a transit center to the Spanish Main and the French West Indies / Wim Klooster -- Paramaribo as Dutch and Atlantic nodal point,1540-1795 / Karwan Fatah-Black -- Anglo-Dutch trade in the Chesapeake and the British Caribbean, 1621-1733 / Christian Koot -- SECTION II. EUROPEAN ENCOUNTERS -- The French Atlantic and the Dutch, late 17th-late 18th century / Silvia Marzagalli -- Anglo-Dutch economic relations in the Atlantic world, 1688-1783 / Kenneth Morgan -- A network-based merchant empire : Dutch trade in the Hispanic Atlantic (1680-1740) / Ana Crespo Solana -- A public and private Dutch West India interest / Henk den Heijer -- SECTION III. INTELLECTUAL AND INTERCULTURAL ENCOUNTERS -- Adultery here and there : crossing sexual boundaries in the Dutch Jewish Atlantic / Aviva Ben-Ur and Jessica V. Roitman -- The scholarly Atlantic : circuits of knowledge between Britain, the Dutch Republic and the Americas in the eighteenth century / Karel Davids -- The Dutch "Atlantic" and the dubious case of Frans Post / Benjamin Schmidt -- SECTION IV. SHIFTING ENCOUNTERS -- The eighteenth-century Danish, Dutch and Swedish free ports in the northeastern Caribbean : continuity and change / Hanjordaan and Victor Wilson -- Dutch Atlantic decline during the "Age of Revolutions" / Gert Oostindie -- SECTION V. PERSPECTIVES ON THE DUTCH ATLANTIC -- The rise and decline of the Dutch Atlantic, 1600-1800 / Pieter C. Emmer -- Conclusion : Dutch moment in Atlantic historiography / Alison Games
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