Europe and the Americas: State Formation, Capitalism and Civilizations in Atlantic Modernity by Jeremy Smith | 9789004152298 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Europe and the Americas: State Formation, Capitalism and Civilizations in Atlantic Modernity

Europe and the Americas: State Formation, Capitalism and Civilizations in Atlantic Modernity

by Jeremy Smith
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004152296

ISBN-13: 9789004152298

Pub. Date: 07/13/2006

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

The reconstructed histories of interaction between Europe and the New World introduced here cast new light on the nature of the early modern world. This fresh perspective will grab the attention of historians, sociologists and social theorists alike.

Overview

The reconstructed histories of interaction between Europe and the New World introduced here cast new light on the nature of the early modern world. This fresh perspective will grab the attention of historians, sociologists and social theorists alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004152298
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
07/13/2006
Series:
International Comparative Social Studies Series, #12
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
6.55(w) x 9.62(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction by S. N. Eisenstadt

1. Atlantic Modernity and Its Dimensions
2. Civilizational Sociology and the Atlantic
3. Absolutism and Post-absolutism in Europe's Empires
4. Civilization and Pre-colonial Traditions
5. 'Discovery' in the West
6. Mercantilism, Slavery and the Part Played by the Transatlantic Empires in the Formation of Capitalism
7. Communities of the Colonial Order
8. War and Imperial Re-Division between Utrecht and the Seven Years War
9. 'Raising the Decibels': Republican Revolutions of the Colonial Order
10. The Atlantic's Distinct Modernity

Bibliography
Index

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