Seascapes: Maritime Histories, Littoral Cultures, and Transoceanic Exchanges

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  • ISBN-13: 9780824830274
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
  • Publication date: 4/28/2007
  • Series: Perspectives on the Global Past Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 261
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     ix
Introduction   Karen Wigen     1
Constructs
Islands in the Making of an Atlantic Oceania, 1500-1800   John R. Gillis     21
Vessels of Exchange: The Global Shipwright in the Pacific   Hans Konrad Van Tilburg     38
Maritime Ideologies and Ethnic Anomalies: Sea Space and the Structure of Subalternity in the Southeast Asian Littoral   Jennifer L. Gaynor     53
Empires
The Organization of Oceanic Empires: The Iberian World in the Habsburg Period   Carla Rahn Phillip     71
The Ottoman "Discovery" of the Indian Ocean in the Sixteenth Century   Giancarlo Casale     87
Lines of Plunder or Crucible of Modernity? The Legal Geography of the English-Speaking Atlantic, 1660-1825   Eliga H. Gould     105
Transgressive Exchange: Circumventing Eighteenth-Century Atlantic Commercial Restrictions, or The Discount of Monte Christi   Alan L. Karras     121
Sociologies
"Tavern of the Seas"? The Cape of Good Hope as an Oceanic Crossroads during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries   Kerry Ward     137
That Turbulent Soil: Seafarers, the "Black Atlantic," and Afro-Caribbean Identity   Alan Gregor Cobley     153
Race, Migration, and Port-City Radicalism: West Indian Longshoremen and the Politics of Empire, 1880-1920   Risa L. Faussette     169
South Asian Seafarers and Their Worlds: c. 1870-1930s   G. Balachandran     186
Transgressors
Marking Water: Piracy and Property in the Premodern West   Emily Sohmer Tai     205
With the Sea as Their Domain: Pirates and Maritime Lordship in Medieval Japan   Peter D. Shapinsky     221
The Pirate and the Gallows: An Atlantic Theater of Terror and Resistance   Marcus Rediker     239
Contributors     251
Index     255
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