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Morgan, Philip D. 1949-

Works: 44 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 9,875 library holdings
Genres: History  Conference proceedings  Bibliography  Exhibition, pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Editor, Author, Contributor
Classifications: D206, 909.09821072
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Most widely held works by Philip D Morgan
Atlantic history a critical appraisal by Jack P Greene( )
18 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This title offers an incisive look at how interpretations of the Atlantic world have changed over time and from a variety of national perspectives. This volume discusses key areas of the Atlantic world, including the British, Dutch, French, Iberian, and African Atlantic, as well as the movement of ideas, peoples, and goods
Black experience and the empire ( )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 1,593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This work explores the lives of people of sub-Saharan Africa and their descendants, how they were shaped by empire, and how they in turn influenced the empire in everything from material goods to cultural style. The black experience varied greatly across space and over time. Accordingly, thirteen substantive essays and a scene-setting introduction range from West Africa in the sixteenth century, through the history of the slave trade and slavery down to the 1830s, to nineteenth- and twentieth-century participation of blacks in the empire as workers, soldiers, members of colonial elites, intellectuals, athletes, and musicians. No people were more uprooted and dislocated; or traveled more within the empire; or created more of a trans-imperial culture. In the crucible of the British empire, blacks invented cultural mixes that were precursors to our modern selves - hybrid, fluid, ambiguous, and constantly in motion
Arming slaves from classical times to the modern age ( )
13 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,453 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arming slaves as soldiers is a counterintuitive idea. Yet throughout history, in many varied societies, slaveholders have entrusted slaves with the use of deadly force. This book is the first to survey the practice broadly across space and time, encompassing the cultures of classical Greece, the early Islamic kingdoms of the Near East, West and East Africa, the British and French Caribbean, the United States and Latin America. To facilitate cross-cultural comparisons, each chapter addresses four crucial issues: the social and cultural facts regarding the arming of slaves, the experience of slave soldiers, the ideological origins and consequences of equipping enslaved peoples for battle, and the impact of the practice on the status of slaves and slavery itself. What emerges from the book is a new historical understanding: the arming of slaves is neither uncommon nor paradoxical but is instead both predictable and explicable
African American life in the Georgia lowcountry the Atlantic world and the Gullah Geechee ( )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lowcountry Georgia and the early modern Atlantic world, 1733-ca. 1820 / Philip Morgan -- "High notions of their liberty": women of color and the American Revolution in Lowcountry Georgia and South Carolina, 1765-1783 / Betty Wood -- "I began to feel the happiness of liberty, of which I knew nothing before": eighteenth-century black accounts of the Lowcountry / Vincent Carretta -- Africans, culture, and Islam in the Lowcountry / Michael A. Gomez -- "They shun the scrutiny of white men": reports on religion from the Georgia Louwcountry and West Africa, 1834-1850 / Erskine Clarke -- Reclaiming the Gullah-Geechee past : archaeology of slavery in Coastal Georgia / Theresa A. Singleton -- A spirit of enterprise : the African American challenge to the Confederate project in Civil War-era Savannah / Jacqueline Jones -- "The great cry of people is land!" Black settlement and community development on Ossabaw Island, Georgia, 1865-1900 / Allison Dorsey -- Summoning the ancestors : the flying Africans' story and its enduring legacy / Timothy Powell -- A sense of self and place : unmasking my Gullah Cultural Heritage / Emory S. Campbell
Cultivation and culture : labor and the shaping of slave life in the Americas ( Book )
9 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 729 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Strangers within the realm : cultural margins of the first British Empire ( Book )
7 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Slaves' economy : independent production by slaves in the Americas ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1995 in English and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Books about early America : 2001 titles by David Ammerman( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Oxford handbook of the Atlantic world, c.1450-c.1850 ( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The team of scholars in this volume seek to describe, explain, and, occasionally, challenge conventional wisdom concerning these path-breaking developments. They demonstrate connections, explore contrasts, and probe themes. During the four centuries encompassed by this collection, pan-Atlantic webs of association emerged that progressively linked people, objects, and beliefs across and within the region. Events in one corner of the Atlantic world had effects, reverberations thousands of miles away. The great virtue of thinking in Atlantic terms is that it encourages broad perspectives, unexpected comparisons, trans-national orientations, and expanded horizons; the parochialism that characterizes so much history writing and instruction today, as in the past, has a chance of being overcome
Diversity and unity in early North America by Phillip Morgan( Book )
8 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Opens up previously unexplored areas such as cultural diversity, ethnicity, and gender, and reveals the importance of new methods such as anthropology, and historical demography to the study of early America
Atlantic diasporas : Jews, conversos, and crypto-Jews in the age of mercantilism, 1500-1800 ( Book )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Early North America in global perspective ( Book )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Early North American history is a field in flux. In the last thirty years, the field of Atlantic History has transformed scholarly studies of colonial America, bringing to light the many connections linking the Americas to Africa and Europe. Recently, though, historians have begun to question the utility of the Atlantic framework. Some suggest that it overlooks global phenomena, while others argue for a hemispheric or continental perspective on North America's early history. Early North America in Global Perspective collects the most interesting and innovative scholarly approaches to these questions. Anchored by a robust introduction that guides the reader through the various conceptual arguments, the fourteen essays gathered here introduce students to some of the finest historians of early America working in expansive and stimulating ways. These essays capture the complexity of North America's past and are in tune with the global influences that shape its present."--
Don't grieve after me : the Black experience in Virginia, 1619-1986 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Maritime slavery ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book was originally published as a special issue of Slavery and abolition."-- P. [i]
Slave counterpoint : Black culture in the eighteenth-century Chesapeake and Lowcountry by Philip D Morgan( Book )
4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Morgan explores the role of land and labor in shaping culture, the everyday contacts of masters and slaves that defined the possibilities and limitations of cultural exchange, and finally the interior life of Blacks--their social relations, their family and kin ties, and the major symbolic dimensions of life: language, play, and religion. He provides a balanced appreciation for the oppressiveness of bondage and for the ability of slaves to shape their lives, showing that, whatever the constraints, slaves contributed to the making of their history. Victims of a brutal, dehumanizing system, slaves nonetheless strove to create order to their lives, to preserve their humanity, to achieve dignity, and to sustain dreams of a better future."--The publisher
English urban history 1500-1780 ( Book )
1 edition published in 1977 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cultivation and culture : labor and the shaping of slave life in the Americas : Colloquium : Papers by Cultivation and culture( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The development of slave culture in eighteenth century plantation America by Philip D Morgan( )
4 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Slavery at Mount Vernon ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historians on the record ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of lectures illustrating the historian's craft and the process and discovery of writing history
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