The Atlantic World and Virginia, 1550-1624 / Edition 1

The Atlantic World and Virginia, 1550-1624 / Edition 1

by Peter C. Mancall

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Atlantic World and Virginia, 1550-1624

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The University of North Carolina Press
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Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Series
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6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     V
Introduction   Peter C. Mancall     1
Native American Settings
Tsenacommacah and the Atlantic World   Daniel K. Richter     29
Between Old World and New: Oconee Valley Residents and the Spanish Southeast, 1540-1621   Joseph Hall     66
Escape from Tsenacommacah: Chesapeake Algonquians and the Powhatan Menace   James D. Rice     97
Africa and the Atlantic
The Caravel and the Caravan: Reconsidering Received Wisdom in the Sixteenth-Century Sahara   E. Ann McDougall     143
The Gulf of Guinea and the Atlantic World   David Northrup     170
Central African Leadership and the Appropriation of European Culture   Linda Heywood   John Thornton     194
African Identity and Slave Resistance in the Portuguese Atlantic   James H. Sweet     225
European Models
The Multinational Commodification of Tobacco, 1492-1650: An Iberian Perspective   Marcy Norton   Daviken Studnicki-Gizbert     251
Revisioning the "French Atlantic": or, How to Think about the French Presence in the Atlantic, 1550-1625   Philip P. Boucher     274
Kings, Captains, and Kin: French Views of Native American Political Cultures in the Sixteenth and Early Seventeenth Centuries   Peter Cook     307
Virginia's Other Prototype: The Caribbean   Philip D. Morgan     342
Intellectual Currents
Moral Uncertainty in the Dispossession of Native Americans   Andrew Fitzmaurice     383
Discourses of Western Planting: Richard Hakluyt and the Making of the Atlantic World   David Harris Sacks     410
Reading Ralegh's America: Texts, Books, and Readers in the Early Modern Atlantic World   Benjamin Schmidt     454
The Genius of Ancient Britain   David S. Shields     489
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Imperfect Understandings: Rumor, Knowledge, and Uncertainty in Early Virginia   James Horn     513
The Iberian Atlantic and Virginia   J. H. Elliott     541
Virginia and the Atlantic World   Stuart B. Schwartz     558
Conference Program     571
Index     575
Notes on the Contributors     595

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