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Atlantic environments and the American South

Author: Thomas Blake Earle; D Andrew Johnson
Publisher: Athens, Georgia : University of Georgia Press, [2020]
Series: Environmental history and the American South
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This anthology places itself at the intersection of Atlantic, environmental, and southern history, pushing for a new "confluence" of scholarship. There is clear overlap in interests and influences for these fields but they have proceeded, largely, on parallel tracks to-date. In their lucid introduction and throughout the collection, an emerging group of historians explore crucial insights that a self-consciously  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Blake Earle; D Andrew Johnson
ISBN: 0820356484 0820356697 9780820356471 0820356476 9780820356488 9780820356693
OCLC Number: 1146063390
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (xii, 226 pages).
Contents: Atlantic, environmental, southern : toward a confluence / Thomas Blake Earlre and D. Andrew Johnson --
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 --
"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 --
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 --
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.
Series Title: Environmental history and the American South
Responsibility: edited by ThomasBlake 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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