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Atlantic environments and the American South

Author: Thomas Blake Earle; D Andrew Johnson
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : The University of Georgia Press, [2020]
Series: Environmental history and the American South.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There is clear overlap in interests and influences for the fields of Atlantic, environmental, and southern history, but scholarship in them has often advanced on parallel tracks. This anthology places itself at the intersection, pushing for a new confluence. Editors Thomas Blake Earle and D. Andrew Johnson provide a lucid introduction to this collection of essays that brings these disciplines together. With this  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Blake Earle; D Andrew Johnson
ISBN: 9780820356488 0820356484 9780820356693 0820356697
OCLC Number: 1120907989
Description: xii, 226 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / by James C. Giesen and Erin Stewart Mauldin --
Acknowledgments --
Atlantic, environmental, Southern : Toward a confluence / Thomas Blake Earle and D. Andrew Johnson --
Part I. Slavery and Climate. Differentiating hot climates in the Anglo-American colonial experience / Sean Morey Smith --
"The wind can blow through and through" : Ventilation, public health, and the regulation of fresh air on Antebellum Southern plantations / Elaine Lafay --
Part II. Slavery and Landscape. "Miserably scorched" : Drought in the plantation colonies of the British Greater Caribbean / Matthew Mulcahy --
Native women work the ground : Enslavement and civility in the early American Southeast / Hayley Negrin --
Part III. Empire and Infrastructure. Ocean graveyards and ulterior Atlantic worlds : The experience of colonial North Carolina / Bradford J. Wood --
Profitable transgressions : International borders and British Atlantic trade networks in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1763-1783 / Frances Kolb --
Part IV. Empire and Expertise. Spanish and Indigenous influences on Virginian tobacco cultivation / Melissa N. Morris --
Environmental knowledge, expertise, and the development of slavery in Bermuda / Keith Pluymers --
The nature of William Bartram's 'Travels' / Peter C. Messer --
Afterword / by Alejandra Dubcovsky --
Contributors --
Index.
Series Title: Environmental history and the American South.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Blake Earle and D. Andrew Johnson.

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There is clear overlap in interests and influences for the fields of Atlantic, environmental, and southern history, but scholarship in them has often advanced on parallel tracks. This anthology  Read more...

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