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Britain and the Atlantic World, 2017/18, Semester 1
Dr Pete Maw
p.maw@leeds.ac.uk
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Seminar 1 (week 1)

Historiography: Imperial history, Atlantic History and Global History

Essential preparatory reading

Greene, J.P. and Morgan, P.D. Atlantic history : a critical appraisal (Oxford, 2008), Introduction.

Coclanis, P.A. ‘Atlantic World or Atlantic/World’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 63 (2006), pp. 725-742.

 

Further reading

Armitage, D. ‘Three concepts of Atlantic history’ in Armitage, D. and Braddick, M.J. (eds.) The British Atlantic world, 1500-1800 (London, 2002).

Bailyn, B. Atlantic history: Concept and Contours (Cambridge, MA., 2005).

Bodle, W. ‘Atlantic History Is the New “New Social History”’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 64 (2007), pp. 203-220

Burnard, T. ‘The British Atlantic’, in Greene, J.P. and Morgan, P.D. Atlantic history : a critical appraisal (Oxford, 2008), Chapter 4. EBook available

Canny, N. ‘The British Atlantic World: Working towards a definition’, The historical journal., Vol. 33 (1990), pp. 479-97.

Canny, N. ‘Writing Atlantic History; or, Reconfiguring the History of Colonial British America’, The Journal of American history. , Vol. 86 (1999), pp. 1093-1114.

Canny, N. ‘Atlantic History and Global History’ in in Greene, J.P. and Morgan, P.D. Atlantic history : a critical appraisal (Oxford, 2008), Chapter 12.

Chaplin, J.E. ‘The British Atlantic’ in Canny, N. and Morgan, P.D. (eds.) The Oxford handbook of the Atlantic world, 1450-1850 (Oxford, 2011), chapter 13.

Coclanis, P.A. ‘Drag Noch Osten: Bernard Bailyn, the World-Island, and the Idea of Atlantic History’, Journal of World History, Vol. 13 (2002), pp. 169-82.

Coclanis, P.A. ‘Atlantic World or Atlantic/World’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 63 (2006), pp. 725-742.

Coclanis, P. ‘ReOrientating Atlantic History: The Global Dimension of the ‘Western’ Rice Trade’ in Cañizares-Esguerra, J. and Seeman, E.R. (eds.) The Atlantic in global history, 1500-2000 (New Jersey, 2007).

Coclanis, P. ‘Beyond Atlantic History’, in Greene, J.P. and Morgan, P.D. Atlantic history : a critical appraisal (Oxford, 2008), Chapter 13.

Fernandez-Armesto, F. ‘Empires in their Global Contexts’ in Cañizares-Esguerra, J. and Seeman, E.R. (eds.) The Atlantic in global history, 1500-2000 (New Jersey, 2007).

Games, A. ‘Atlantic History: Definitions, Challenges, and Opportunities’, The American historical review., Vol. 111 (2006).

Games, A. ‘Beyond the Atlantic: English Globetrotters and Transoceanic Connections’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 63 (2006), pp. 675-692.

Gould, E.H. ‘Entangled Atlantic Histories: A Response from the Anglo-American Periphery, The American historical review. , Vol. 112 (2007).

Greene, J.P. and Morgan, P.D. Atlantic history : a critical appraisal (Oxford, 2008), Introduction.

Greene, J.P. ‘Hemispheric History and Atlantic History’ in Greene, J.P. and Morgan, P.D. Atlantic history : a critical appraisal (Oxford, 2008), Chapter 11.

Hornsby, S.J. ‘Geographies of the British Atlantic World’ in Bowen, H.V., Mancke, E. and Reid, J.G. (eds.) Britain's oceanic empire : Atlantic and Indian Ocean worlds, c. 1550-1850, (Cambridge, 2012).

Karras, A.L. ‘The Atlantic World as a Unit of Study’ Karras, A.L. and McNeil, J.R. (ed.) Atlantic American societies : from Columbus through abolition 1492-1888 (New York, 1992).

Law, R. and Mann, K. ‘West Africa in the Atlantic community: The case of the slave coast’, William and Mary quarterly. Vol. 52 (1999).

Mapp, P.W. ‘Atlantic History from Imperial, Continental, and Pacific Perspectives’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 63 (2006), pp. 713-724.

Ogborn, M. ‘Editorial: Atlantic Geographies’, Social and cultural geography., Vol. 6 (2005), pp. 379-385.

Shammas, C. ‘Introduction’ in Mancke, E. and Shammas, C. The creation of the British Atlantic world (Baltimore, 2005), esp. pp. 1-7.

Steele, I.K. ‘Exploding Colonial American History: Amerindian, Atlantic and Global Perspectives’, Reviews in American history., Vol. 26 (1998), pp. 70-95.

Steele, I.K. ‘Bernard Bailyn’s American Atlantic’, History and theory., Vol. 46 (2007).

Stern, P.J. ‘British Asia and British Atlantic: Comparisons and Connections’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 63 (2006), pp. 693-712.

Ueda, R. ‘Pushing the Atlantic Envelope: Interoceanic Perspectives on Atlantic History’ in Cañizares-Esguerra, J. and Seeman, E.R. (eds.) The Atlantic in global history, 1500-2000 (New Jersey, 2007).

Wood, P.H. ‘From Atlantic History to Continental History’, in Greene, J.P. and Morgan, P.D. Atlantic history : a critical appraisal (Oxford, 2008), Chapter 10.

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Seminar 2 (week 2)

Europeans on the move: white migration in the British-Atlantic World

Essential preparatory reading:

Canny, N. English migration into and across the Atlantic in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries’ in Canny, N. (ed.) Europeans on the move: Studies on European migration, 1500-1800 (Oxford, 1994)

Horn, J. ‘British Diaspora: Emigration from Britain 1680-1815’, in Marshall, P.J. The eighteenth century. Volume 2 (Oxford, 1998), chapter 2.

 

Further reading

Bailyn, B. and Morgan, P.D. (eds.) Strangers within the realm : cultural margins of the first British Empire (Chapel Hill, 1991).

Bailyn, B. Voyagers to the West : a passage in the peopling of America on the eve of the Revolution (New York, 1986).

Beattie, J. M. Crime and the Courts in England, 1660-1800 (Princeton, 1986), esp. pp. 470-83, 500- 19, 540-48, 560-65, 592-601.

Beiler, R.J. Searching for Prosperity: German Migration to the British American Colonies, 1680-1780’, in Klooster, W. and Padula, A. (eds.) The Atlantic world : essays on slavery, migration, and imagination (Upper Saddle River, 2005), chapter 5.

Berlin, I. Many thousands gone: the first two centuries of slavery in North America (Cambridge, MA., 2000), chapters 5 and 6.

Burnard, T. ‘European migration to Jamaica, 1655-1780’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 53 (1996), pp. 769-96.

Campbell, M., ‘English Emigration on the Eve of the American Revolution’, The American historical review., Vol. 61 (1955), pp. 1-20.

Campbell, M. ‘Social origins of some early Americans’ in Smith, J.M. (eds.) Seventeenth-century America : essays in colonial history (Chapel Hill, 1959).

Canny, N. (ed.) Europeans on the move: Studies on European migration, 1500-1800 (Oxford, 1994).

Canny, N., ‘The Origins of Empire: An Introduction’ in Canny, N. (eds.) Oxford History of the British Empire volume 1: The origins of empire : British overseas enterprise to the close of the seventeenth century. (Oxford, 1998). EBook available

Carr, L.G. ‘Emigration and the standard of living in the colonial Chesapeake’ in McCusker, J.J. and Morgan, K. (eds.) The early modern Atlantic economy (Cambridge, 2000). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Cressy, D. Coming over : migration and communication between England and New England in the seventeenth century (Cambridge, 1987).

Cullen, L.M. ‘The Irish diaspora in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries’ in Canny, N. (ed. ) Europeans on the move: Studies on European migration, 1500-1800 (Oxford, 1994). Available online

Duff, M.N. ‘Adventurers across the Atlantic: English migration to the New World’, in Klooster, W. and Padula, A. (eds.) The Atlantic world : essays on slavery, migration, and imagination (Upper Saddle River, 2005), chapter 4.

Ekirch, A.R. ‘Bound for America: A profile of British convicts transported to the colonies, 1718-1775’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 42 (1985), pp. 184-200.

Ekirch, A.R. ‘Great Britain’s secret convict trade to America, 1783-1784’, The American historical review., Vol. 89 (1984), pp. 1285-91.

Ekirch, A.R. ‘The transportation of Scottish criminals to America during the eighteenth century’, The journal of British studies., Vol. 24 (1985), pp. 366-374.

Ekirch, A.R. Bound for America : the transportation of British convicts to the colonies, 1718-1775 (Oxford, 1987).

Elliot, J.H. Empires of the Atlantic world : Britain and Spain in America, 1492-1830 (Yale, 2006), pp. 257-9, 262, 281-91.

Fertig, G. ‘Transatlantic migration from the German-speaking parts of central Europe, 1600-1800: Proportions, structures and explanations’ in Canny, N. (ed.) Europeans on the move: Studies on European migration, 1500-1800 (Oxford, 1994).

Fischer, D.H. Albion's seed : four British folkways in America (Oxford, 1989).

Fogelman, A.S. ‘Migrations to the Thirteen British North American Colonies, 1700-1775: New Estimates’, The journal of interdisciplinary history., Vol. 22 (1992), pp. 691-709.

Fogleman, A.S. ‘From Slaves, Convicts, and Servants to Free Passengers: The Transformation of Immigration in the Era of the American Revolution’, The Journal of American history., Vol. 85 (1998), pp. 43-76.

Galenson, D. W. ‘British Servants and the Colonial Indenture System in the Eighteenth Century’, The journal of southern history., Vol. 44 (1978), pp. 41–66.

Galenson, D. W. ‘Immigration and the Colonial Labor System: An Analysis of the Length of Indenture’, Explorations in economic history., Vol. 14 (1977), pp. 361–377.

Galenson, D.W. ‘Middling People or Common Sort”? The social origins of some early Americans Reexamined’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 35 (1978).

Galenson, D.W. White servitude in colonial America : an economic analysis (Cambridge, 1981).

Games, A. ‘Migration and Frontiers’ in Falola, T. and Roberts, K.D. (eds.) The Atlantic world, 1450-2000 (Bloomington, 2008), Chapter 3.

Games, A. ‘Migration’ in Armitage, D. and Braddick, M.J. (eds.) The British Atlantic world, 1500-1800 (London, 2002).

Grubb, F. ‘Colonial Labor Markets and the Length of Indenture: Further Evidence’, Explorations in economic history., Vol. 24 (1987), pp. 101–106.

Grubb, F. ‘German immigration to Pennsylvania, 1709-1820’, The journal of interdisciplinary history., Vol. 20 (1990), pp. 417-436.

Grubb, F. ‘Redemptioner Immigration to Pennsylvania: Evidence on Contract Choice and Profitability’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 46 (1986), pp. 407–418.

Grubb, F. ‘The Liverpool Emigrant Servant Trade and the Transition to Slave Labor in the Chesapeake, 1697–1707: Market Adjustments to War’, Explorations in economic history., Vol. 31 (1994), pp. 376–405.

Grubb, F. ‘The market of criminality: Evidence from the Auction of British convict labor in America, 1767-1775’, American economic review., Vol. 91 (2001), pp. 295-304.

Grubb, F. ‘The Transatlantic Market for British Convict Labor’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 60 (2001), pp. 94-122.

Grubb, F. ‘The Market for Indentured Immigrants: Evidence on the Efficiency of Forward-Labor Contracting in Philadelphia, 1745–1773’, The journal of economic history. Vol. 45 (1985), pp. 855–868.

Grubb, F. “The End of European Immigrant Servitude in the United States: An Economic Analysis of Market Collapse 1772–1835." The journal of economic history., Vol. 54 (1994), pp. 794–824.

Handlin, O. and M.F, ‘Origins of the Southern Labor System’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 7 (1950), pp. 199-222.

Heavener, R. ‘Indentured Servitude: The Philadelphia Market, 1771–1773’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 38 (1978), pp. 701–713.

Horn, J. ‘British Diaspora: Emigration from Britain 1680-1815’, in Marshall, P.J. Oxford History of the British Empire, volume 2: T he eighteenth century. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998), chapter 2.

Horn, J. and Morgan, P.D. ‘Settlers and Slaves: European and African Migrations to Early Modern British America’ in Mancke, E. and Shammas, C. The creation of the British Atlantic world (Baltimore, 2005), chapter 1. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Horn, J.A. ‘Servant migration to the seventeenth century Chesapeake’ in The Chesapeake in the seventeenth century : essays on Anglo-American society (Chapel Hill, 1979). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Horn, J.A. Adapting to a new world : English society in the seventeenth-century Chesapeake (Chapel Hill, 1994), chapter 1. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Jones, Maldwyn A., ‘The Scotch-Irish in British America’, in Bailyn, B. and Morgan, P.D. (eds.), Strangers within the realm : cultural margins of the first British Empire (1991), pp. 284-313. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Karras, A.L. Sojourners in the sun : Scottish migrants in Jamaica and the Chesapeake, 1740-1800 (London, 1992).

Landsman, N.C. ‘Border cultures, the backcountry and ‘North British’ emigration to America’, William and Mary quarterly., 3rd Series, Vol. 48 (1991).

Menard, R.R. ‘British migration to the Chesapeake colonies in the seventeenth century’ in Carr, L.G., Morgan, P.D. and Russo, J.B. (eds.) Colonial Chesapeake society (Chapel Hill, 1988). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Miller, K. Emigrants and exiles : Ireland and the Irish exodus to North America (Oxford, 1985), Chapter 4. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, G. ‘Print culture, crime and transportation in the criminal Atlantic’, Continuity and Change, Vol. 22 (2007), pp. 49-71. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, G. and Rushton, P. ‘Running away and returning home: The fate of English convicts in the American colonies’, Crime, histoire et sociétés = Crime, history and societies., Vol. 7 (2003), pp. 2-17. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, K. ‘Convict transport in colonial America’, Reviews in History, Vol. 17 (1989), pp. 29-34. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, K. ‘English and American attitudes towards convict transportation’, History., Vol. 72 (1987), pp. 416-31.

Morgan, K. ‘The Organization of the Convict Trade to Maryland: Stevenson, Randolph and Cheston, 1768-1775’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 42 (1985), pp. 201-227.

Morgan, K. Slavery and servitude in colonial North America : a short history (Edinburgh, 2000)

Roeber, A.G. ‘In German ways? : Problems and potentials of eighteenth-century German social and emigration history’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 44 (1987), pp. 750-74.

Smout, T.C. ‘Scottish emigration in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries’ in in Canny, N. (ed.) Europeans on the move: Studies on European migration, 1500-1800 (Oxford, 1994).

Souden, D. ‘Rogues, whores and vagabonds? Indentured servant emigrants to north America and the case of seventeenth-century Bristol’, Social history., Vol. 30 (1978), pp. 23-41.

Wokeck, M.S. Trade in strangers : the beginnings of mass migration to North America (Philadelphia, 1999).

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Seminar 3 (week 3)

Britain and the slave trade

Essential Preparatory Reading:

McDade, K. ‘Liverpool Slave Merchant entrepreneurial networks’, Business history., Vol. 53 (2011), pp. 1092-1109.

Handler, J.S. ‘Survivors of the middle passage: Life histories of enslaved Africans in British America’, Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies., Vol. 23 (2002), pp. 25-56.

 

Further reading

Ascott, D., Lewis, F. and Power, M. Liverpool 1660-1750 : people, prosperity and power (Liverpool, 2006).

Behrendt, S. D. ‘Markets, Transaction Cycles, and Profits: Merchant Decision-Making in the British Slave Trade,' William and Mary quarterly. , 58, (2001), pp. 171-204.

Behrendt, S. Eltis, D. and Richardson, D. ‘The costs of coercion: African agency in the pre-modern Atlantic World’, The economic history review., Vol. 54 (2001).

Benjamin, T. The Atlantic world : European, Africans, Indians and their shared history, 1400-1900 (Cambridge, 2009), Chapter 7. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Buckner, T.R. ‘The Slave Trade’s Apex in the Eighteenth Century’ in Falola, T. and Roberts, K.D. (eds.) The Atlantic world, 1450-2000 (Bloomington, 2008), Chapter 4. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Cohn, R.L. ‘Deaths of slaves in the middle passage’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 45 (1985).

Curtin, P.D. ‘Epidemiology and the Slave Trade’, Political science quarterly., vol. 83, no. 2, (1968), pp. 190–216.

Diptee, A. 'African children in the British slave trade during the late eighteenth century', Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies, Vol. 27(2006), pp. 183-196.

Drake, B.K. ‘The Liverpool–African voyage, 1790–1807, and some of its commercial problems’ in Anstey, R. and Hair, P.E. (eds.) Liverpool, the African slave trade, and abolition : essays to illustrate current knowledge and research (Liverpool: Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 1976), pp. 126-156. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Eltis, D ‘Africa, Slavery, and the Slave Trade, mid Seventeenth to mid-Eighteenth Centuries’, Morgan, P.D. and Canny, N.P. (ed.) The Oxford handbook of the Atlantic world, 1450-1850 (Oxford, 2011), chapter 16.

Eltis, D. ‘Mortality and voyage length in the middle passage: New evidence from the nineteenth century’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 44 (June, 1984).

Garland, C. and Klein, H.S. ‘The Allotment of space for slaves aboard eighteenth-century British slave ships’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 42, No. 2 (Apr, 1995).

Haggerty. S. ‘Risk and management in the Liverpool slave trade’, Business history., Vol. 51 (2009), pp. 817-34.

Haines, R. and Shlomowitz ‘Explaining the mortality decline in the eighteenth-century slave trade’, The economic history review., R. Vol. 53 (2000), pp. 262-283.

Haines, R., McDonald, J. and Slomowitz, R. ‘Mortality and voyage length in the Middle Passage revisited’, Explorations in economic history.. Vol. 38, No. 4 (Oct. 2001).

Handler, J.S. ‘Survivors of the middle passage: Life histories of enslaved Africans in British America’, Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies., Vol. 23 (2002), pp. 25-56.

Handler, J.S. ‘The middle passage and the material culture of captive Africans’, Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies, Vol. 30 (2009), pp. 1-26.

Inikori, J.E. ‘Export versus domestic demand: The determinants of sex ratios in the transatlantic slave trade’, Research in economic history., Vol. 14 (1992).

Kiple, K.F. ‘Mortality caused by dehydration during the middle passage’ in J. E. Inikori and S.L. Engerman (eds.) The Atlantic slave trade: Effects on Economies, Societies, and Peoples in Africa, the Americas, and Europe (Durham, 1992).

Klein, H. S., The Atlantic Slave Trade (Cambridge, 1999), chapters 4-6.

Klein, H.S. ‘Economic aspects in the eighteenth-century Atlantic slave trade’ in James, T.D. (eds.) The rise of merchant empires : long-distance trade in the early modern world, 1350-1750 (Cambridge, 1990), chapter 9. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Klein, H.S. ‘African women in the Atlantic slave trade’ in Robertson, C.C. and M.A.Klein (eds.) Women and Slavery in Africa (London, 1997).

Klein, H.S. and Engerman, S.L. ‘Long-Term Trends in African Mortality in the trans-Atlantic Slave Trade,” Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies, vol. 18, (1997), pp. 36–48.

Klein, H.S., Engerman, S.L., Haines R. and Shlomowitz, R. ‘Transoceanic mortality: The slave trade in comparative perspective’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 58, No. 1 (Jan, 2001).

Kolchin, P. American Slavery, 1619-1877 (London, 1993), pp. 18-24. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Lovejoy, P.E. ‘The volume of the Atlantic slave trade: A Synthesis’, The journal of African history., Vol. 23 (1982).

Martin, S. Britain's slave trade (London, 1999).

McDade, K. ‘Liverpool Slave Merchant entrepreneurial networks’, Business history., Vol. 53 (2011), pp. 1092-1109.

McGowan, W. ‘African resistance to the Atlantic slave trade in West Africa’, Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies, Vol. 11 (1990), pp. 5-29.

Miller, Joseph C. ‘Mortality in the Atlantic Slave Trade: Statistical Evidence on Causality’, The journal of interdisciplinary history., vol. 11, (1980), pp. 385–423

Morgan, K. ‘James Rogers and the Bristol Slave Trade’, Historical research., Vol. 76 (2003), pp. 189-216.

Morgan, K. ‘Liverpool’s dominance in the British slave trade, 1740–1807’ in Richardson, D., Schwarz, S. and Tibbles, A. (eds.) Liverpool and transatlantic slavery [electronic resource] (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2007), pp. 14-42.

Morgan, K. ‘Slave sales in colonial Charleston’, English historical review., Vol. 113 (1998).

Morgan, K. Bristol and the Atlantic trade in the eighteenth century (Cambridge, 1993), chapter 5. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, K. Slavery and servitude in colonial North America : a short history (Edinburgh, 2000), chapters 1 and 3.

Morgan, K. Slavery and the British empire : from Africa to America (Oxford, 2007), Chapters 1-3.

Morgan, P.D. ‘The Cultural Implications of the Atlantic Slave Trade: African Regional Origins, American Destinations and New World Developments’, Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies, vol. 18, no. 1, (1997), pp. 98–121

Morton-Williams, P. ‘The Oyo Yoruba and the Atlantic trade, 1670 to 1830’ in J. E. Inikori (ed.) Forced migration : the impact of the export slave trade on African societies. (New York, 1982) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Mustakeem, S. ‘“I have never seen such a sickly ship before”: Diet, disease, and mortality in eighteenth-century Atlantic slaving voyages’, Journal of African American History, Vol. 93 (2008), pp. 474-96.

Ogborn, M. Global lives : Britain and the world, 1550--1800 (Cambridge, 2008), Chapter 7. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Pierson, W. D., 'White cannibals, Black martyrs: fear, depression, and religious faith as causes of suicide among new slaves', Journal of Negro history., Vol. 62 (1977), pp. 147-59.

Price, J. ‘Credit in the slave trade and plantation economies’ in Solow, B. (eds.) Slavery and the rise of the Atlantic system (Cambridge, 1993), chapter 11.

Rathbone, R., 'Some thoughts on resistance to enslavement in West Africa', Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies, Vol. 6 (1986), pp. 11-22.

Rawley, J. A. ‘The port of London and the Eighteenth-century slave trade; Historians, sources and a reappraisal’, African economic history., Vol. 9 (1980).

Rawley, J.A. The transatlantic sl ave trade: A history (London, 1982).

Rediker, M. The slave ship : a human history (London, 2007).

Richardson, D. ‘The British Empire and the Atlantic Slave Trade, 1660-1807’, in Marshall, P.J. (ed.) The eighteenth century (Oxford, 1998).

Richardson, D. ‘The costs of survival: The transport of slaves in the middle passage and the profitability of the 18th-century British slave trade’, Explorations in economic history., Vol. 24 (1987), pp. 178-196.

Richardson, D. The Bristol slave traders : a collective portrait (Bristol, 1985).

Sheridan, R.B. ‘The Commercial and Financial Organization of the British Slave Trade, 1750-1807’, The economic history review., Vol. 11 (1958), pp. 249-263.

Sheridan, R.B. ‘The Guinea Surgeons on the Middle Passage: The Provision of Medical Services in the British Slave Trade’, The international journal of African historical studies. vol. 14, (1981), pp. 601–625.

Smallwood, S.E. ‘African guardians, European slave ships and the changing dynamics of power in the early modern Atlantic’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 64 (2007), pp. 679-716.

Smallwood, S.E. Saltwater slavery : a middle passage from Africa to American diaspora (Cambridge, MA.: University of Harvard Press, 2007).

Steckel, R.H. and Jensen, R.A. ‘New evidence of slave and crew mortality in the Atlantic slave trade’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 46 (1986), 57-77.

Taylor, E.R. If we must die : shipboard insurrections in the era of the Atlantic slave trade (Baton Rouge, 2006).

Thornton, J.K. Africa and Africans in the making of the Atlantic World (Cambridge,1998), chapter 4. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Ugo Nwokeji, G. ‘Conceptions of gender and slave traffic’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 58 (2001), pp. 47-68.

Walsh, L.S. ‘The Chesapeake Slave Trade: Regional Patterns, African Origins, and Some Implications’, William and Mary quarterly. y, Vol. 58 (2001), pp. 139-70.

Thomas, H. The Slave Trade (London, 2006).

Walvin, J. The slave trade (New York, 2011) .

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Seminar 4 (week 4)

From servants to slaves: the rise of plantation slavery in the West Indies and southern mainland colonies

Essential preparatory reading

Eltis, D. ‘Europeans and the Rise and fall of African Slavery in the Americas: An Interpretation, The American historical review., Vol. 98 (1993), pp. 1399-1423.

Vaughan, A.T. ‘The origins debate: Slavery and racism in seventeenth-century Virginia’, The Virginia magazine of history and biography., Vol. 97 (1989), pp. 311-54.

 

Further reading:

Bean, R. and Thomas, R.P. ‘The adoption of slave labor in British America’ in Gemery, H.A. and Hogendorn, J.S. (Ed.) The Uncommon market : essays in the economic history of the Atlantic slave trade (London, 1979) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Beckles, H. and Downes, A. ‘The economics of the transition to the black labour system in Barbados, 1630-1680’, The journal of interdisciplinary history., Vol. 18 (1987), pp. 225-247.

Beckles, H. White servitude and Black slavery in Barbados, 1627-1715 (Knoxville, 1989).

Blackburn, R. The Making of New World slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800 (London, 1998).

Brown, K. M. Good wives, nasty wenches, and anxious patriarchs : gender, race, and power in colonial Virginia (Chapel Hill, 1996), esp. pp. 5-93. 

Coombs, J.C. ‘The phases of conversion: A new chronology for the rise of slavery in early Virginia’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 68 (2011), pp. 332-60. 

Debe, D.D. and Menard, R. ‘The transition to slavery in Maryland: A note on the Barbados connection’, Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies., Vol. 32 (2011), pp. 129-141. 

Degler, C.N. ‘Slavery and the genesis of American race prejudice', Comparative studies in society and history., Vol. 2 (1959), pp. 49-66.

Dunn, R.S. ‘Servants and Slaves: The Recruitment and Employment of Labor’ in Greene, J.P. and Pole, J.R. (eds.) Colonial British America : essays in the new history of the early modern era (Baltimore, 1984), Chapter 6. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Eltis, D. ‘Europeans and the Rise and fall of African Slavery in the Americas: An Interpretation', The American historical review., Vol. 98 (1993), pp. 1399-1423.

Eltis, D. The rise of African slavery in the Americas (Cambridge, 2000).

Galenson, D.W. ‘Economic aspects of the growth of slavery in the eighteenth-century Chesapeake’ in Solow, B. (eds.) Slavery and the rise of the Atlantic system (Cambridge, 1993), chapter 11.

Galenson, D.W. ‘The Rise and fall of Indentured Servitude in the Americas: An Economic Analysis, The journal of economic history., Vol. 44 (1984), pp. 1-26.

Galenson, D.W. ‘White servitude and black slavery in Colonial America’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 41 (1981), pp. 39-47.

Galenson, D.W. Traders, planters, and slaves : market behavior in early English America (Cambridge, 1986).

Galenson, D.W. White servitude in colonial America : an economic analysis (Cambridge, 1981).

Gausco, M. ‘From Servitude to Slavery’ in Falola, T. and Roberts, K.D. (eds.) The Atlantic world, 1450-2000 (Bloomington, 2008), Chapter 4.

Gray, R. and Wood, B. ‘The Transition From Indentured Servant to Involuntary Servitude in Colonial Georgia’, Explorations in economic history., Vol. 13 (October 1976), pp. 353–370.

Green, W. ‘Race and slavery: Considerations on the Williams Thesis’ in B.L. Solow and S. Engerman (eds.) British Capitalism and Caribbean Slavery: The Legacy of Eric Williams (Cambridge, 1986). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Grubb, F. ‘The Liverpool Emigrant Servant Trade and the Transition to Slave Labor in the Chesapeake, 1697–1707: Market Adjustments to War’, Explorations in economic history., Vol. 31 (1994), pp. 376–405.

Handlin, O. and M.F. ‘Origins of the southern labor system’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 7 (1950), pp. 199-222.

Jordan, W. ‘Modern tensions and the origins of American slavery’, The journal of southern history., Vol. 28 (1962), pp. 18-30.

Jordan, W. White over black (New York, 1977).

Kolchin, P. American Slavery, 1619-1877 (London, 1993), pp. 6-18.

Kulikoff, A. Tobacco and slaves : the development of southern cultures in the Chesapeake, 1680-1800 (Chapel Hill, 1986), pp. 37-44. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Menard, R. Sweet negotiations : sugar, slavery, and plantation agriculture in early Barbados (London, 2006), chapter 2.

Morgan, E.S. American slavery, American freedom : the ordeal of colonial Virginia (Oxford, 1980), chapters 15 & 16. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, K. Slavery and servitude in colonial North America : a short history (Edinburgh, 2000), chapter 2.

Morgan, K. Slavery and the British empire : from Africa to America (Oxford, 2007), chapter 1, esp. pp. 18-33.

Northrup, A. (eds.) The Atlantic slave trade (2001), Part 1.

Schmidt-Nowara, C. ‘Big Questions and Answers: Three Histories of Slavery, the Slave Trade and the Atlantic World’, Social history., Vol. 27 (2002), pp. 210-17.

Starr, R. ‘Historians and the origins of origins of British North American Slavery’, The Historian., Vol. 36 (1973), pp. 1-18.

Thornton, J. Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World (2nd Edition, Cambridge, 1998), pp. 141-51.

 

Walsh, L.S. Motives of honor, pleasure, and profit : plantation management in the colonial Chesapeake, 1607-1763 (Chapel Hill, 2010), esp. pp. 130-140, 198-205.

Williams, E. Capitalism and slavery (London, 1944).

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Seminar 5 (week 5)

The slave experience in the British-Atlantic World

Essential preparatory reading

Morgan, K. Slavery and the British empire : from Africa to America (Oxford, 2007), chapters 4-6.[eBook: note these chapters are short and easy to digest].

Morgan, P.D. ‘The Black Experience in the British Empire, 1680-1810’ in Morgan, P.D. and Hawkins, S. (eds.) Black experience and the Empire (Oxford, 2004), chapter 4.

Further reading

Bauer, R. A. And Bauer, A.H. ‘Day to Day Resistance to Slavery’, Journal of Negro history., Vol. 37 (1942).

Berlin, I. ‘Time, Space, and the Evolution of Afro-American Society in the British Mainland North America’, The American historical review., Vol. 85 (1980), pp. 44-78.

Berlin, I. ‘From Creole to African: Atlantic Creoles and the Origins of African-American Society in Mainland North America’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 53 (1996), pp. 251-288.

Berlin, I., Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America (Cambridge, MA, 1998).

Berlin, I. Generations of captivity: a history of African-American slaves (London, 2003).

Braithwaite, E.K. ‘The “Folk” culture of the slaves’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003).

Brown, K. M. Good wives, nasty wenches, and anxious patriarchs : gender, race, and power in colonial Virginia (Chapel Hill, 1996), Part 2.

Burnard, T. Mastery, tyranny, and desire : Thomas Thistlewood and his slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican world (Chapel Hill, 2004).

Bush, B. Slave women in Caribbean society, 1650-1838 (Bloomington, 1990), chapter 5. Available online

Bush-Slimani, B. ‘Hard Labour: Women, Childbirth and Resistance in British Caribbean Slave Societies’, History workshop journal., 36 (1993), pp. 83-99.

Carney, J.A. ‘From hands to tutors: African expertise in the South Carolina rice economy’, Agricultural History., Vol. 67 (1993), pp. 1-30.

Chaplin, J. E. ‘Tidal rice cultivation and the problem of slavery in South Carolina and Georgia, 1760-1815’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 49 (1992), pp. 29-61.

Cody, C.A. ‘There was no ‘Absolom’ on the Ball plantation: Slave-naming practices in the South Carolina Low Country, 1720-1865’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003).

Craton, M. ‘Death, Disease, and Medicine on Jamaican Slave Plantations: The Example of Worthy Park, 1767-1838’, Social history., Vol. 9 (1976), pp. 237-255.

Craton, M. ‘Hobbesian or Panglossian? Two extremes of slave conditions in the British Caribbean, 1783-1834’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 34 (1978), pp. 324-356.

Craton, M. ‘What and Who to Whom and What: The significance of slave resistance’ in B.L. Solow and S. Engerman (eds.) British Capitalism and Caribbean Slavery: The Legacy of Eric Williams (Cambridge, 1986).

Craton, M. ‘Changing patterns of slave family in the British West Indies’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003).

Craton, M. ‘Slavery and slave society in the British Caribbean’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Craton, M. Searching for the invisible man : slaves and plantation life in Jamaica (Cambridge, MA., 1978), chapters 1-4.

Craton, M. Testing the chains: Resistance to slavery in the British West Indies (London, 1982).

Dadzie, S. ‘Search for the invisible woman: slavery and resistance in Jamaica’, Race and class., Vol. 32 (1990), pp. 21-38.

Davis, Thomas J., ‘The New York Slave Conspiracy of 1741 as Black Protest’, Journal of Negro history., Vol. 56 (1971), pp. I7-30.

Dunn, R.S. Sugar and slaves : the rise of the planter class in the English West Indies, 1624-1713 (London, 1973), pp. 188-222. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Dunn, R.S. ‘A tale of two plantations: slave life at Mesopotamia in Jamaica and Mount Airy in Virginia, 1799-1834’, William and Mary quarterly., 34 (1977), pp. 32–65.

Dunn, R.S. ‘The demographic contrast between slave life in Jamaica and Virginia, 1760-1865’, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society., Vol. 151 (2007).

Edelson, M. Plantation enterprise in colonial South Carolina (Cambridge, MA., 2006), chapter 2.

Eltis, D. The rise of African slavery in the Americas (Cambridge, 2000).

Engerman, S.L. ‘Some economic and demographic comparisons of slavery in the United States and British West Indies’, The economic history review., Vol. 29 (1976), pp. 258-275.

Fergus, C. ‘ “Dread of insurrection”: Abolitionism, Security and Labor in Britain’s West India Colonies, 1760-1823’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 66 (2009).

Frey, S.R. and Wood, B. ‘The Americas: The survival of African religions’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003).

Gaspar, D.B. Bondmen and rebels: a study of master-slave relations in Antigua, with implications for colonial British America (Baltimore, 1985)

Genovese, E.D. Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made (New York,1974).

Genovese, E.D. From rebellion to revolution : Afro-American slave revolts in the making of the modern world (Baton Rouge, 1979).

Gutman, H. ‘Persistent myths about the Afro-American family’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003).

Handler, S. and Corruccini,. R.S. ‘Weaning among West India Slaves: Historical and Bioanthropological Evidence from Barbados’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 43 (1986), pp. 111-7.

Heuman, G. ‘Runaway slaves in nineteenth-century Barbados’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003).

Heuman, G. ‘Slave rebellions’ in T. Burnard and G. Heuman (eds.) The Routledge history of slavery (London, 2010).

Higman, B.W. Slave population and economy in Jamaica, 1807-1834 (Cambridge, 1976).

Higman, B.W. Slave populations of the British Caribbean, 1807-1834 (Baltimore, 1984).

Johnson, M. P. ‘Runaway Slaves and the Slave Communities in South Carolina, 1799-1830’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 38 (1981), pp. 418-441.

Kiple, K.F. and Kiple, V.H. ‘Slave child mortality: Some nutritional answers to a perennial puzzle’, Journal of Social History., Vol. 10 (1977), pp. 284-309.

Klein, H. and Engerman, S.L. ‘Fertility Differentials between Slaves in the United States and the British West Indies: A note Lacation Practices and their Possible Implications’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 35 (1978), pp. 357-74.

Kolchin, P. Unfree Labor: American slavery and Russian Serfdom (Cambridge, MA.,1987), chapter 5. Available online

Kolchin, P. American Slavery 1619-1877 (London, 1995), chapters 1-2.

Kullikoff, A. ‘Origins of Afro-American Society in Tidewater Maryland and Virginia’, William and Mary quarterly. , Vol. 35 (1978), pp. 226-259.

Kullikoff, A. Tobacco and slaves : the development of southern cultures in the Chesapeake, 1680-1800 (London, 1986), esp. chapters 8-10.

Lee, B.F. ‘The problem of slave community in the eighteenth-century Chesapeake’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 43 (1986), pp. 333-61.

Littlefield, D.C. Rice and slaves : ethnicity and the slave trade in colonial South Carolina (Baton Rouge, 1981).

Matthews, G. Caribbean slave revolts and the British abolitionist movement (Baton Rouge, 2006).

Meaders, D. E. ‘South Carolina Fugitives as Viewed through Local Colonial Newspapers with Emphasis on Runaway Notices, I732- 1801’, Journal of Negro history., Vol. 60 (1975), pp. 288-319.

Menard, R.R. ‘The Maryland Slave Population, 1658-1730: A Demographic Profile of Blacks in Four Counties’, William and Mary quarterly., 32 (1975), pp. 29-54.

Morgan, K. Slavery and servitude in colonial North America : a short history 0 (Edinburgh, 2000), chapter 4-5.

Morgan, K. ‘Slave women and Reproduction in Jamaica, c. 1776-1834, History., Vol. 91 (2006)

Morgan, K. Slavery and the British empire : from Africa to America (Oxford, 2007), chapters 4-6.

Morgan, P.D. ‘Work and Culture: The Task System and the World of Low-country Blacks, 1700-1880’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 39 (1982), pp. 563-99.

Morgan, P.D. ‘Task and Gang Systems: The Organization of Labor on New World Slave Plantations’ in S. Innes (ed.) Work and labor in early America (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1988), pp. 189-220. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, P.D. Slave counterpoint : Black culture in the eighteenth-century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (Chapel Hill, 1998).

Morgan, P.D. ‘The Black Experience in the British Empire, 1680-1810’ in Morgan, P.D. and Hawkins, S. (eds.) Black experience and the Empire (Oxford, 2004), chapter 4. Available online

Mullin, G. Flight and rebellion : slave resistance in eighteenth-century Virginia (Oxford, 1972).

Mullin, M. Africa in America: Slave acculturation and resistance in the American South and British Caribbean, 1736-1831 (Urbana, 1992).

Pearson, E.A. ‘A countryside full of flames: A reconsideration of the Stono Rebellion and slave rebelliousness in early 18th-century South Carolina’, Slavery & Abolition : a journal of slave and post-slave studies, Vol. 17 (1996). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Price, R. ‘Maroons and their communities’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003).

Rucker, W.C. The river flows on : Black resistance, culture, and identity formation in early America (Baton Rouge, 2006).

Shammas, C. ‘Black women’s work and the evolution of plantation society in Virginia’, Labor history., Vol. 26 (1985), pp. 5-28.

Sheridan, R. B. ‘The Crisis of Slave Subsistence in the British West Indies during and after the American Revolution’, William and Mary quarterly., 3rd ser., 30 (1976), pp. 615–41.

Smith, S.D. Slavery, family, and gentry capitalism in the British Atlantic : the world of the Lascelles,1648-1834 (Cambridge, 2006), chapter 9. EBook available

Sudbury, J. ‘Resistance to slavery’ in T. Burnard and G. Heuman (eds.) The Routledge history of slavery (London, 2010).

Tadman, M. ‘The demographic costs of sugar: debates on slave societies and natural increase in the Americas’, The American historical review., 105 (2000), pp. 1534-1575.

Thornton, J.K. ‘African dimensions of the Stono Rebellion’, The American historical review., 96 (1991).

Thornton, J.K. Africa and Africans in the Making of the Atlantic World (2ndEdition, Cambridge, 1998), pp. 317-334.

Walsh, L.S. ‘Plantation Management in the Chesapeake, 1620-1820’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 49 (1989), pp. 393-406.

Walsh, L.S. From Calabar to Carter's Grove : the history of a Virginia slave community (Charlottesville, 2001).

Walsh, L.S. Motives of honor, pleasure, and profit : plantation management in the colonial Chesapeake, 1607-1763 (Chapel Hill, 2010).

Watson, A.D. ‘Impulse towards independence: Resistance and rebellion among North Carolina slaves, 1750-1775’, Journal of Negro history., Vol. 63 (1978), pp. 317-28.

Wax, D.D. ‘The great risque we run: the aftermath of Slave Rebellion at Stono, South Carolina, 1739-1745’, Journal of Negro history., Vol. 77 (1982)

White, S. and W. ‘Slave clothing and African-American Culture in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’, Past & present., Vol. 148 (1995), pp. 149-86.

Wood, B. ‘Some aspects of female resistance to chattel slavery in Low Country Georgia, 1763-1815’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003).

Wood, P.H. Black majority: Negroes in colonial South Carolina from 1670 through the Stono Rebellion (New York, 1975).

Yentsch, A.E. A Chesapeake family and their slaves : a study in historical archaeology (Cambridge, 1994).

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Seminar 6 (week 6)

The debate on the abolition of the slave trade Essential preparatory reading

Morgan, K. Slavery and the British empire : from Africa to America (2007), chapter 7. .

Minchinton, W.E. ‘Abolition and emancipation: Williams, Drescher and the Continuing debate’, in R.A. McDonald (ed.) West Indies accounts : essays on the history of the British Caribbean and the Atlantic economy in honour of Richard Sheridan (Kingston, 1996). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Drescher, S., 'Whose Abolition? Popular Pressure and the Ending of the British Slave Trade', Past & present., Vol. 143, No. 1 (1994).

Further reading:

Anstey, R. The Atlantic slave trade and British abolition, 1760-1810 (London: Macmillan, 1975).

Anstey, R. The pattern of British abolitionism in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries’ in Bolt, C. and Drescher, S. (ed.) Anti-slavery, religion, and reform : essays in memory of Roger Anstey (Folkestone, 1980).

Benjamin, T. The Atlantic world : European, Africans, Indians and their shared history, 1400-1900 Cambridge, 2009), pp. 615-633, 638-41.

Blackburn, R. The overthrow of colonial slavery (London, 1988).

Blackburn, R. The American crucible : slavery, emancipation and human rights (London, 2011).

Brown, C.L. Moral capital : foundations of British abolitionism (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2006).

Brown C.L, ‘Slavery and Antislavery, 1760-1820’, in Morgan, P.D. and Canny, N.P. (ed.) The Oxford handbook of the Atlantic world, 1450-1850 (Oxford, 2011), chapter 35.

Burroughs, P. ‘The Mauritius rebellion of 1832 and the abolition of British colonial slavery’, The journal of imperial and commonwealth history., Vol. 4 (1976), pp. 234-66. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Davis, D.B. The problem of slavery in western culture (Oxford, 1988).

Davis, D. B., The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823, (Oxford, 1999).

Davis, D.B. Inhuman bondage : the rise and fall of slavery in the New World (Oxford, 2006), Chapter 12.

Draper, N. ‘Possessing Slaves: Ownership, Compensation, and Metropolitan Society in Britain at the Time of Emancipation, 1834-40’, History workshop journal., Vol. 64 (2007), pp. 74-102.

Drescher, S. Econocide: British Slavery in the Era of Abolition (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1977).

Drescher, S. Capitalism and antislavery : British mobilization in a comparative perspective (Oxford, 1987).

Drescher, S., 'Whose Abolition? Popular Pressure and the Ending of the British Slave Trade', Past & present., Vol. 143, No. 1 (1994).

Drescher, S. Abolition : a history of slavery and antislavery (Cambridge, 2009), chapters 8-9.

Drescher, S., 'History's Engines: British Mobilisation in the Age of Revolution', William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 66, No. 4 (2009).

Eltis, D. Economic growth and the ending of the transatlantic slave trade (Cambridge, 1987).

Eltis, D. and Walvin, J. (eds.) The Abolition of the Atlantic slave trade : origins and effects in Europe, Africa, and the Americas (London, 1991).

Fergus, C., '"Dread of insurrection": Abolitionism, Security, and Labour in Britain's West Indian Colonies, 1760-1823', William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 66, No. 4 (2009).

Green, W.A. ‘The planter class and British West Indian sugar production, before and after Emancipation’, The economic history review., Vol. 26 (1973), pp. 448-63.

Haskell, T. L., 'Capitalism and the Origins of the Humanitarian Sensibility, Part 1', The American historical review., Vol. 90, No. 2 (1985)

Haskell, T. L., 'Capitalism and the Origins of the Humanitarian Sensibility, Part 2', The American historical review., Vol. 90, No. 3 (1985)

Heuman, G. ‘Slavery, the Slave Trade, and Abolition’ in Winks, R.W. (ed.), Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 5, Historiography, (Oxford, 1999), chapter 20.

Jackson, M. ‘The Rise of Abolition’ in Falola, T. and Roberts, K.D. (eds.) The Atlantic world, 1450-2000 (Bloomington, 2008).

Klein, H.S. The Atlantic Slave Trade (Cambridge, 1999), chapter 8.

Mason, M. ‘Keeping Up Appearances: The International Politics of Slave Trade Abolition in the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 66 (2009), pp. 809-32.

Matthews, G. Caribbean slave revolts and the British abolitionist movement (Baton Rouge, 2006).

Minchinton, W.E. ‘Abolition and emancipation: Williams, Drescher and the Continuing debate’, in R.A. McDonald (ed.) West Indies accounts : essays on the history of the British Caribbean and the Atlantic economy in honour of Richard Sheridan (Kingston, 1996).

Morgan, K. Slavery and the British empire : from Africa to America (2007), chapters 7 and 8.

Ogborn, M. Global lives : Britain and the world, 1550--1800 (Cambridge, 2008), Chapter 9.

Oldfield, J.R. Popular Politics and British Anti-Slavery: The mobilisation of public opinion against the slave trade (Manchester, 1995).

Petley, C. ‘Caribbean Connections: Britain, Slavery, and Empire before Abolition’, Cultural and social history., Vol. 5 (2008), pp. 355-64.

Porter, A. ‘Trusteeship, Anti-Slavery and Humanitarianism’ in Porter, A. (ed.) Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 3, The nineteenth century (Oxford, 1999), chapter 10.

Ryden, D.B. ‘Does Decline Make Sense? The West Indian Economy and the Abolition of the British Slave Trade’, The journal of interdisciplinary history., Vol. 31 (2001), pp. 347-374.

Ryden, D.B. West Indian slavery and British abolition, 1783-1807 (Cambridge, 2010).

Smith, S.D. Slavery, family, and gentry capitalism in the British Atlantic : the world of the Lascelles,1648-1834 (Cambridge, 2006), esp. chapter 8. Available online

Turley, D. ‘Anti-slavery activists and officials: "influence", lobbying and the slave trade, 1807-1850’ in K. Hamilton and P. Salmon (eds.) Slavery, diplomacy and empire : Britain and the suppression of the slave trade, 1807-1975 (Brighton:, 2009). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Walvin, J. ‘The rise of popular sentiment for abolition 1787-1832’ in Bolt, C. and Drescher, S. (ed.) Anti-slavery, religion, and reform : essays in memory of Roger Anstey (Folkestone, 1980).

Walvin, J. An African's life : the life and times of Olaudah Equiano, 1745-1797 (London, 2000).

Walvin, J. England, slaves and freedom, 1776-1838 (Basingstoke, 1986).

Ward, J.R ‘The British West Indies in the Age of Abolition, 1748-1815’ in Marshall, P.J. (ed.) The Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 2, The eighteenth century (1998), chapter 19.

Williams, E. Capitalism and Slavery (1944), Chapters 10-11.

 

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Week 7 Reading (no seminar)

The Atlantic economy

General reading and frameworks

Egnal, M. ‘The economic development of thirteen continental colonies, 1720-1775’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 32 (1975), pp. 191-222.

* McCusker, J.J. and Menard, R. The economy of British America, 1607-1789 (Chapel Hill,1986), chapters 1-4. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

* Kulikoff, A. ‘The Economic Growth of the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake Colonies’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 39 (1979), pp. 275-288.

* Nash, R.C. ‘South Carolina and the Atlantic Economy in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries’, The economic history review., Vol. 45 (1992), pp. 677-702.

* Newell, M. ‘Economy’ in Vickers, D. (ed.) A companion to Colonial America (Oxford, 2003)

Price, J. ‘The imperial economy, 1700-1776’ in Marshall, P.J. (ed.) The Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 2 (Oxford, 1998), chapter 4. [eBook].

Price, J. ‘The Transatlantic Economy’ in Greene, J.P. and Pole, J.R. (eds.) Colonial British America : essays in the new history of the early modern era (Baltimore, 1984), chapter 3.

* Zahedieh, N. ‘Economy’ in Armitage, D. and Braddick, M. (ed.) The British Atlantic world, 1500-1800 (1st edition, London, 2002), pp. 51-68.

Regional studies: Sugar (and coffee) in the West Indies

Dunn, R.S. Sugar and slaves : the rise of the planter class in the English West Indies, 1624-1713 (Chapel Hill, 1972).

Eltis, D. ‘New estimates of exports from Barbados and Jamaica, 1665-1701’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 52 (1995), pp. 631-458.

* Higman, B.W. ‘The Sugar Revolution’, The economic history review., Vol. 53 (2000), pp. 213-36.

Hamilton, D.J. Scotland, the Caribbean and the Atlantic world, 1750-1820 (Manchester, 2005), Chapter 3. [online readings folder, VLE]

McCusker, J.J. and Menard, R. The economy of British America, 1607-1789 (Chapel Hill, 1986), chapter 7.

* McDonald, M.C. ‘The Chance of the Moment: Coffee and the New West Indies Commodities Trade’, William and Mary quarterly. y, Vol. 52 (2005), pp. 441-72.

* Menard, R. Sweet negotiations : sugar, slavery, and plantation agriculture in early Barbados (London, 2006), esp. chapters 1 and 4.

* Sheridan, R.B. Sugar and slavery : an economic history of the British West Indies, 1623-1775 (1973), especially chapters 2, 6 and 14.

* Smith, S.D. ‘Accounting for taste: British coffee consumption in historical perspective’, The journal of interdisciplinary history., Vol. 27 (1996), pp. 183-214.

Smith, S.D. Slavery, family, and gentry capitalism in the British Atlantic : the world of the Lascelles,1648-1834 (Cambridge, 2006), esp. chapter 6.

Regional studies: Tobacco in Virginia and Maryland

Clemens, P.G.E. ‘The operation of an eighteenth-century tobacco plantation’, Agricultural History., Vol. 49 (1975), pp. 517-31.

Clemens, P.G.E. The Atlantic Economy and Colonial Maryland’s eastern shore: From Tobacco to Grain (London, 1980).

Klein, Herbert S. Slavery in the Americas : a comparative study of Virginia and Cuba (Chicago, 1989).

* Kulikoff, A. ‘The Economic Growth of the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake Colonies’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 39 (1979), pp. 275-288.

* Kulikoff. A. Tobacco and slaves : the development of southern cultures in the Chesapeake, 1680-1800 (Chapel Hill, 1986), esp. chapters 5-7.

McCusker, J.J. and Menard, R. The economy of British America, 1607-1789 (Chapel Hill,1986), chapter 6.

Norton, M. Sacred gifts, profane pleasures : a history of tobacco and chocolate in the Atlantic world (London, 2008).

* Price, J. ‘The Economic Growth of the Chesapeake and the European Market, 1697–1775’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 24 (1964), pp. 496–511.

Morgan, P.D. Slave counterpoint : Black culture in the eighteenth-century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (Chapel Hill, 1998).

* Walsh, L.S. Motives of honor, pleasure, and profit : plantation management in the colonial Chesapeake, 1607-1763 (Chapel Hill, 2010).

Regional studies: Rice and indigo and the Carolinas

Clowse, C.D. Economic beginnings in colonial South Carolina, 1670-1730 (Columbia, SC., 1971).

Edelson, M. Plantation enterprise in colonial South Carolina (Cambridge, MA., 2006).

McCusker, J.J. and Menard, R. The economy of British America, 1607-1789 (Chapel Hill,1986), chapter 8.

* Nash, R.C. ‘South Carolina and the Atlantic Economy in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries’, The economic history review., Vol. 45 (1992), pp. 677-702.

* Nash, R.C. ‘South Carolina Indigo, European Textiles and the British Atlantic Economy in the Eighteenth Century, The economic history review., Vol. 62 (2010), pp. 362-392.

Sellers, L. Charleston business on the eve of the American Revolution. (London: Macdonald and Jane’s, 1974).

Regional studies: The middle colonies and New England:

Bailyn, B. New England mercha The New England merchants in the seventeenth century. MA., 1955).

Doerflinger, T.M. ‘Commercial Specialization in Philadelphia’s Merchant Community, 1750-1791’, Business history review., Vol. 57 (1983), pp. 20-49.

Doerflinger, T.M. ‘Philadelphia Merchants and the Logic of Moderation, 1760-1775’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 40 (1983), pp. 197-226.

McCusker, J.J. and Menard, R. The economy of British America, 1607-1789 (Chapel Hill,1986), chapters 5 and 9.

Main, G.L, and Main, J.T. ‘Economic Growth and The Standard Of Living In Southern New England, 1640–1774’, The journal of economic history. ry, Vol. 48 (1988), pp. 27–46.

 

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Seminar 7 (week 8)

Women and the British-Atlantic World

Essential Preparatory Reading:

Carr, L.G. and Walsh, L. ‘The Planter's Wife: The Experience of White Women in Seventeenth-Century Maryland’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 34 (1977), pp. 542-71.

Norton, M.B. ‘The Evolution of White Women’s Experience in Early America’, The American historical review., Vol. 89, (1984), pp. 593-619.

Pearsall, S. M. S. ‘Gender’ in Armitage, D. and Braddick, M. (ed.) The British Atlantic world, 1500-1800 (London, 2002), pp. 113–132. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Further Reading

Overviews (including historiographical):

Aslakson, K. ‘Women in the Atlantic World’ in Falola, T. and Kevin David Roberts, K.D. (eds.) The Atlantic world, 1450-2000 (Bloomington, 2008).

Beard, M. Woman as force in history : a study in traditions and realities (New York, 1946)

Benjamin, T. The Atlantic world : European, Africans, Indians and their shared history, 1400-1900 (Cambridge, 2009), chapter 9.

Block, S., Alexander, R.M., and Norton, M.B. (eds.) Major problems in American women’s history (5th edition, Stamford, 2014) [contains excerpts from key texts; earlier editions still useful].

Brown, K.M. ‘Brave New Worlds: women’s and gender history’, William and Mary quarterly., 3rd series, 50 (1993), 311–328

Brown, K.M, ‘Beyond the Great Debates: Gender and Race in Early America’, Reviews in American history. 26,No. 1 (March 1998), 116

Brown, K.M. ‘“The History of Women in the United States to 1865,” in Bonnie G. Smith, ed., Women's history : in global perspective Vol. 2 (Urbana, 2007) Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Karlsen, C. ‘Women and gender’ in Vickers, D. (ed) A companion to Colonial America (Oxford, 2003)

Kerber, L.K. ‘Separate Spheres, Female Worlds, Woman’s Place: The Rhetoric of Women’s History’, The Journal of American history., Vol. 75, (1988), pp. 9-39.

Kerber, L.K. and Matthews, J. Women's America : refocusing the past (New York, 1982).

Pearsall, S. M. S. ‘Gender’ in Armitage, D. and Braddick, M. (ed.) The British Atlantic world, 1500-1800 (London, 2002), pp. 113–132.

Norton, M.B. ‘The Myth of the Golden Age’, in Berkin, C.R. & Norton, M.B. (eds.) Women of America : a history (Boston,1979), pp. 37-46. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Norton, M.B. ‘The Evolution of White Women’s Experience in Early America’, The American historical review., Vol. 89, (1984), pp. 593-619.

Shammas, C. ‘Household formation, lineage, and gender relations in the early modern Atlantic World’ in Canny, N.P. and Morgan, P.D. (eds.) The Oxford handbook of the Atlantic world, 1450-1850 (Oxford, 2011). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Thompson, R. Women in Stuart England and America : a comparative study (London, 1974).

Wulf, K. Women and families in early (North) America and the wider (Atlantic) World’, History compass., Vol. 10 (2010), pp. 238-47.

Work and society

Carr, L.G. and Walsh, L. ‘The Planter's Wife: The Experience of White Women in Seventeenth-Century Maryland’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 34 (1977), pp. 542-71.

Elridge, L.D. (ed.) Women and freedom in early America [electronic resource] (New York, 1997), [eBook, esp. chapters by King, Ridner, Miller, Lewis, Herndon]

Lerner, G. ‘The Lady and the Mill Girl: Changes in the Status of Women in the Age of Jackson, 1800-1840’, reprinted in Cott, N.F. & Pleck, E.H. A A Heritage of her own [electronic resource] : toward a new social history of American women (New York, 1979). [eBook].

Sandy, L. ‘Homemakers, supervisors, and peach-stealing bitches: The role of overseers’ wives on slave plantations in eighteenth-century Virginia and South Carolina’, Women's history review., Vol. 21 (2012), 473-94.

Ulrich L.T. A midwife's tale : the life of Martha Ballard, based on her diary, 1785-1812 (New York, 1990).

Ulrich, L.T. ‘Wheels, Looms and the Gender Division of Labour in Eighteenth Century New England’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 55 (1998), pp. 3 –38

Shammas, C. The pre-industrial consumer in England and America (New York1990), pp. 52–69 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva .

Shammas, C. ‘Black Women's Work and the Evolution of Plantation Society in Virginia’, Labor history. Vol. 26 (1985).

Household, family and status

T. Burnard, ‘Family continuity and female independence in Jamaica, 1665-1734’, Continuity and Change, Vol. 7 (1992).

Branson, S. ‘Women and the Family Economy in the Early Republic: The Case of Elizabeth Meredith (1996), Journal of the early republic., Vol. 16 (1996).

Carr, L.G. and Walsh, L. ‘The Planter's Wife: The Experience of White Women in Seventeenth-Century Maryland’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 34 (1977), pp. 542-71.

Elridge, L.D. (ed.) Women and freedom in early America [electronic resource] (New York, 1997), [eBook, esp. chapters by Wulf, Smith, Dale, Conger]

Foster, W.H. Gender, mastery and slavery : from European to Atlantic world frontiers (London, 2009), chapter 3 [eBook].

Lerner, G. ‘The Lady and the Mill Girl: Changes in the Status of Women in the Age of Jackson, 1800-1840’, reprinted in Cott, N.F. & Pleck, E.H. A A Heritage of her own [electronic resource] : toward a new social history of American women (New York, 1979). [eBook].

Marsh, B. ‘The Very Sinews of a New Colony: Demographic Determinism and the History of Early Georgia Women, 1732-1752’ in Jaffary, N. E., (ed.) Gender, race and religion in the colonization of the Americas. (Aldershot, 2007), pp. 91-128. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Norton, M.B. Founding mothers & fathers : gendered power and the forming of American society (New York, 1997)

Sturtz, L. ‘The "dimduke" and the Duchess of Chandos: Gender and power in Jamaican plantation management’, Review Interamericana, 1999), p. 1-11. [http://cai.sg.inter.edu/revista-ciscla/volume29/sturtz.pdf]

Ulrich, L.T. Good wives : image and reality in the lives of women in Northern New England 1650-1750 (New York, 1982).

Law, crime and witchcraft

Carr, L.G. and Walsh, L. ‘The Planter's Wife: The Experience of White Women in Seventeenth-Century Maryland’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 34 (1977), pp. 542-71.

Dayton, C. ‘Taking the Trade: Abortion and Gender Relations in an 18th-Century New England Village’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 48 (1991), pp. 19-49.

Demos, J. Entertaining Satan : witchcraft and the culture of early New England (New York, 1982).

Elridge, L.D. (ed.) Women and freedom in early America [electronic resource] (New York, 1997), [eBook, esp. chapters by Richter and Rosen].

Fischer, K. Suspect relations : sex, race, and resistance in colonial North Carolina (Ithaca, 2002).

Morgan, J. ‘Gender and family life’ in Burnard, T. and G. Heuman, G. (eds.) The Routledge History of Slavery (London, 2010). [eBook].

Norton, M.B. ‘Eighteenth-Century American Women in Peace and War: The case of loyalists’, reprinted in Cott, N.F. & Pleck, E.H. A Heritage of her own [electronic resource] : toward a new social history of American women (New York, 1979). [eBook].

Norton, M.B. Liberty’s Daughters: The Revolutionary Experience of American Women, 1750-1800 (Boston, 1980).

Gunderson, J.R. and Gampel, G.W., ‘Married Women’s Legal Status in Eighteenth-Century New York and Virginia, William and Mary quarterly., 39 (1982), pp. 114-34.

Karlson, C.F. The Devil in the shape of a woman : witchcraft in colonial New England (New York, 1989).

Juster, S. Disorderly women : sexual politics & Evangelicalism in revolutionary New England (Ithaca, 1994).

Kamensky, J. Governing the Tongue: The politics of speech in early New England (Oxford, 1999), esp. chapter 6. [eBook].

Lindeman, B.S. ‘To Ravish and Carnally Know’: Rape in Eighteenth-Century Massachusetts’, Signs., Vol. 10 (1984-5), pp. 63-82.

Morris, R. Studies in the history of American law : with special reference to the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (New York, 1959)

Race and gender

Ashcraft-Eason, L. ‘Freedom among African women servants and slaves in seventeenth-century British colonies’ in Elridge, L.D. (ed.) Women and freedom in early America [electronic resource] (New York, 1997), pp. 62-80.

Beckles, H. Natural rebels : a social history of enslaved black women in Barbados (New Brunswick,1989)

Bush, B. Slave women in Caribbean society, 1650-1838 [electronic resource] (Oxford. 1990).

Brown, K.M. Good wives, nasty wenches, and anxious patriarchs : gender, race, and power in colonial Virginia (Chapel Hill, 1996).

Candlin, K. Enterprising women : gender, race, and power in the revolutionary Atlantic (Athens, GA: 2015).

Carney, J. ‘Rice Milling, Gender and Slave Labour in Colonial South Carolina’, Past & present., Vol. 153, (1996), pp. 108–134

Foster, W.H. Gender, mastery and slavery : from European to Atlantic world frontiers (London, 2009), chapter 4 [eBook].

Gunderson, J. ‘The Double Bonds of Race and Sex: black and white women in a colonial Virginia parish’. The journal of southern history., Vol. 52 (1986), pp. 351-72.

Shammas, C. ‘Black Women's Work and the Evolution of Plantation Society in Virginia’, Labor history. Vol. 26 (1985).

Shepherd, V, Brereton, B. and Bailey, B (eds.) Engendering history : Caribbean women in historical perspective (New York,1995) [esp. chapters by Olwell; Beckles; and Bush]

White, D. Ar'n't I a woman? : female slaves in the plantation South (New York, 1999)

Wood, B. ‘Some aspects of female resistance to chattel slavery in Low Country Georgia, 1763-1815’ in Heuman, G. The slavery reader (London, 2003). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

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Seminar 8 (week 9)

The American Revolution in Atlantic perspective

 

Essential preparatory reading:

Armitage, D. ‘The American Revolution in Atlantic Perspective’ in Morgan, P.D. and Canny, N.P. (ed.) The Oxford handbook of the Atlantic world, 1450-1850 (Oxford, 2011), chapter 30. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Ben-Atar, D. ‘The American Revolution’ Winks, R.W. (ed.) Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 5, Historiography, (Oxford, 1999), chapter 5.

Egnal, M. and Ernst, J.A. ‘An economic interpretation of the American Revolution’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 29 (1972), pp. 3-32.

Further reading:

Armitage, D. ‘The American Revolution in Atlantic Perspective’ in Morgan, P.D. and Canny, N.P. (ed.) The Oxford handbook of the Atlantic world, 1450-1850 (Oxford, 2011), chapter 30.

Bailyn, B. The ideological origins of the American Revolution (Cambridge, MA., 1992).

Beard, C.A. An economic interpretation of the constitution of the United States (1913).

Ben-Atar, D. ‘The American Revolution’ Winks, R.W. (ed.) Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 5, Historiography, (Oxford, 1999), chapter 5.

Benjamin, T. The Atlantic world : European, Africans, Indians and their shared history, 1400-1900 (Cambridge, 2009), pp. 503-9, 525-38.

Bonwick, C. The American Revolution (London, 2005).

Boorstin, D.J. The genius of American politics (Chicago, 1953).

Breen, T.H. ‘Ideology and nationalism on the eve of the American Revolution: Revisions once more in need of revising’, The Journal of American history., Vol. 84 (1997), pp. 13-39.

Breen, T.H., The marketplace of revolution : how consumer politics shaped American independence (Oxford, 2004)

Conway, S. ‘Britain and the Revolutionary Crisis, 1763-1791’ in Marshall, P.J. (ed.) The Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 2, The eighteenth century (1998), chapter 15.

Cotlar, S. ‘The American Revolution in the Atlantic World’, Reviews in American history., Vol. 30 (2002), pp. 381-9.

Dickinson, H.T. (ed.) Britain and the American Revolution (London, 1998).

Egnal, M. A mighty empire : the origins of the American Revolution (Ithaca, 1988)

Egnal, M. and Ernst, J.A. ‘An economic interpretation of the American Revolution’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 29 (1972), pp. 3-32.

Gould, E.H. ‘Revolution and counter-revolution’ in Armitage, D. and Braddick, M.J. (eds. ) The British Atlantic world, 1500-1800 (2nd edition, London, 2009).

Gould, E.H. and Onuf, P.S. (eds.) Empire and nation : the American Revolution in the Atlantic world (Baltimore, 2005)

Gould, E.H. The persistence of empire : British political culture in the age of the American Revolution (Chapel Hill, 2000).

Greene, J.P. ‘The Seven Years’ War and the American Revolution: The Causal Relationship Considered’ in Marshall, P.J. and Williams, G. (ed.) The British Atlantic empire before the American Revolution (London, 1980).

Jameson, F. The American Revolution considered as a social movement (Princeton, 1967).

Kerr, W.B. ‘The Stamp Act in Quebec’, English historical review., (1932), pp. 648-651.

Lockridge, K.A. ‘Social change and the meaning of the American Revolution’, Journal of Social History., Vol. 6 (1973), pp. 403-39.

Marshall, P.J. ‘British North America, 1760-1815’ in Marshall, P.J. (ed.) The Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 2, The eighteenth century (1998), chapter 17.

Marshall, P.J. The making and unmaking of empires : Britain, India, and America c.1750-1783 (Oxford, 2005), Chapters 5-6 and 9-10.

McNeil, J.R. ‘The end of the Old Atlantic World, 1770-1888’, in Karras, A.L. and McNeil, J.R. (ed.) Atlantic American societies : from Columbus through abolition 1492-1888 (New York, 1992). EBook available

Merrill, J. The founding of a nation: A history of the American Revolution (Oxford,1968).

Morgan, E.S. and H.M. Morgan, The Stamp act crisis : prologue to revolution (Chapel Hill, 1953).

O’Shaughnessy, A.J. ‘The Stamp Act Crisis in the British Caribbean’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 51 (1994), pp. 203-226.

O’Shaughnessy, A.J. ‘The Formation of A Commercial Lobby: The West India Interest, British Colonial Policy And The American Revolution’, The historical journal., Vol. 40 (1997), pp. 71-95.

O’Shaughnessy, A.J. An empire divided : the American Revolution and the British Caribbean (Philadelphia, 2000).

Owram, D.R. ‘Canada and the Empire’ in Winks, R.W. (ed.), Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 5, Historiography, (Oxford, 1999), chapter 8.

Pocock, J.G.A. ‘Virtue and commerce in the eighteenth century’, The journal of interdisciplinary history., Vol. 3 (1972).

Reid, J D. ‘Economic Burdens: Spark To The American Revolution? ’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 38 (1978), pp. 81–120.

Schlesinger, A.M. The colonial merchants and the American Revolution, 1763-1776. (New York, 1957).

Shy, J. ‘The American colonies in War and Revolution’ in Marshall, P.J. (ed.) The Oxford History of the British Empire. Volume 2, The eighteenth century (Oxford, 1998), chapter 14.

Smith, P.H. ‘The American loyalists: Notes on their organization and numerical strength’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 25 (1968), pp. 259-277.

Wood, G.S. ‘Rhetoric and reality in the American Revolution’, William and Mary quarterly., Vol. 23 (1966), pp. 3-32.

Wood, G.S. The American Revolution : a history (London, 2003).

Wood, G.S. The Radicalism of the American Revolution (New York, 1993).

 

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Week 10 reading (no seminar)

The Atlantic and the British Industrial revolution

Allen, R.C. The British Industrial Revolution in global perspective (Cambridge, 2009).

Anderson, B.L. and Richardson, D. ‘Market structure and profits of the British African trade in the late eighteenth century: A comment’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 43 (1983), pp. 713-721.

Berg, M. and Hudson, P. ‘Rehabilitating the industrial revolution’, The economic history review. 2nd Series, Vol. 25 (1992), pp. 24-50.

Blackburn, R. The American crucible : slavery, emancipation and human rights (London, 2011), pp. 99-121. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Blackburn, R. The Making of New World Slavery from the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800 (London, 1997), chapter 12. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Crafts, N.F.R. and Harley, C.K. ‘Output growth in the industrial revolution: A restatement of the Crafts-Harley view’, The economic history review., Vol. 45 (1992), pp. 703-30.

Cuenca-Esteban, J. ‘The Rising Share of British Industrial exports in industrial output, 1700-1851’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 57 (1997).

Darity, W. ‘The numbers game and the profitability of the British trade in slaves’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 45 (1985), pp. 693-703.

Davis, R. Industrial Revolution and British overseas trade (Leicester, 1979).

Eltis, D. and Engerman, S.L. ‘The Importance of Slavery and the Slave Trade to Industrializing Britain’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 60 (2000), pp. 123-44.

Findlay, R, and O’Rourke, K.H. Power and plenty : trade, war, and the world economy in the second millennium (Princeton, 2007), Chapter 6.

Flinn, M.W. The origins of the industrial revolution (London, 1966).

Hobsbawm, E. Industry and empire (London, 1968), esp. chapter 2. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Inikori, J.E. ‘Market structure and the profits of the British African slave trade in the late eighteenth century’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 41 (1981), pp. 745-76.

Inikori, J.E. ‘Slavery and the development of industrial capitalism in England’ in B.L. Solow and S. Engerman (eds.) British Capitalism and Caribbean Slavery: The Legacy of Eric Williams (Cambridge, 1986).

Inikori, J.E. Africans and the industrial revolution in England : a study in international trade and development (Cambridge, 2002), esp. Chapters 1, 3 and 9.

John, A.H. ‘Aspects of English economic growth in the first half of the eighteenth century’, Economica., New Series, Vol. 28 (1961), pp. 176-90.

McCloskey, D. and Thomas, R.P. ‘Overseas Trade and Empire 1700-1860’ in Floud and McCloskey (eds.) The Economic History of Britain since 1700: Vol. 1 (1st Edition, Cambridge, 1981).

Minchinton, W. ‘Editor’s Introduction’ in W. Minchinton (Ed.) The growth of English overseas trade in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries (London, 1969), pp. 36-52. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Mokyr, J. The enlightened economy : an economic history of Britain, 1700-1850 (New Haven, 2009), esp. 156-165. Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, K. ‘Atlantic trade and British economic growth in the eighteenth century’ in Mathias, P. and Davis, J.A. (eds.) International trade and British economic growth : from the eighteenth century to the present day (Oxford, 1996). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Morgan, K. Slavery, Atlantic trade and the British economy, 1660-1800 (Cambridge, 2008).

Morgan, K. The birth of industrial Britain : social change, 1750-1850 (1999), pp. 68-77.

O’Brien, P.K. and Engerman, S.L. ‘Exports and the growth of the British economy from the Glorious Revolution to the Peace of Amiens’ in Solow, B.L. (ed.) Slavery and the rise of the Atlantic system (Cambridge, 1991). Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

Richardson, D. ‘The slave trade, sugar and British economic growth, 1748-1776’ in B.L. Solow and S. Engerman (eds.) British Capitalism and Caribbean Slavery: The Legacy of Eric Williams (Cambridge, 1986).

Solow, B.L. ‘Capitalism and slavery in the exceedingly long run’ in B.L. Solow and S. Engerman (eds.) British Capitalism and Caribbean Slavery: The Legacy of Eric Williams (Cambridge, 1986).

Thomas, R.P. ‘The fishers of men: The profits of the slave trade’, The journal of economic history., Vol. 34 (1974), pp. 885-914.

Williams, E. Capitalism and Slavery (London, 1944), chapters 7 Available as an Online Course Reading in Minerva

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Seminar 11 (week 11)

Revision Seminar

No reading

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