A Short History of Guinea and its impact on early British abolitionism
(Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2006). There is a
huge body of literature on abolitionism. For a selective bibliography,
see Michael Guasco, ‘The Abolition of Slavery’, in
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non-North Atlantichistory or philosophy, remove a statue or
painting. When the prestigious American Historical Review, in January
2018, announced that it was ‘decolonising’ itself, it
seemingly meant only or mainly a little more ethnic diversity in its
review coverage and editorial board. 17
In sum, then, and as Jonathan Jansen has (again) urged
with particular force and clarity
Complicating the coloniser: Scottish, Irish and Welsh perspectives on British imperialism in Asia
–9, 76–8; G. A. Williams, When Was Wales?: A History of the Welsh (London: Penguin, 1991) , pp. 143–5; Evans, ‘Wales, Munster and the English South West’, pp. 40–61; C. A. Whatley, The Industrial Revolution in Scotland (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997) , pp. 1–3, 27–38.
65 Eric Richards, ‘Scotland and the Uses of the Atlantic Empire’, in Bailyn and Morgan, Strangers within the Realm , pp. 67–114 .
66 For the regional divisions used in this study see Maps 1 , 2 and 3 .
67 D. Armitage, ‘Three Concepts of AtlanticHistory’, in Armitage
activities of ambitious and speculative
individuals who carved out a new life or career for themselves in the colonies.
The relatively recent innovation that is Atlantichistory, or the history of
the Atlantic world, presents the historian with an alternative way of configuring the history
of Britain’s overseas empire. 11 Peter Marshall’s
observation that the early eighteenth-century empire could mean just as easily ‘power or
dominant interests outside Britain’ as control over territory, hints at the need of a
the west: A passage in
the peopling of America on the eve of the revolution
(London: I. B. Tauris, 1987 ); B. Bailyn,
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( 1996 ), 19–44; D. W. Meinig, The
shaping of America , vol. 1: Atlantic America (New
Haven: Yale University Press, 1986 ); I. K.
Steele, The English Atlantic
and the Common Good (Toronto: University
of Toronto Press, 2007), pp. 285–302; Peter Miller,
Defining the Common Good: Empire, Religion and Philosophy
in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge
University Press, 1994); David Armitage, Greater Britain,
1516–1778: Essays in AtlanticHistory (Aldershot:
Ashgate Variorum, 2004), esp. pp. 34–63, 91
African objects, West African trade and a Liverpool museum
Zachary Kingdon and Dmitri van den Bersselaar
P. Lovejoy and D. Richardson, ‘Trust,
pawnship, and Atlantichistory: the institutional foundations of the
Old Calabar Slave Trade’, American Historical Review ,
104:2 (1999), 333–55.
Lynn, Commerce and Economic Change , pp.
133–6; S. Newell, The Forger’s Tale: The Search for
John Holt & Co. (Liverpool) Ltd as a contemporary free-standing company, 1945–2006
Liverpool Atlantichistory, the company continues to place itself as the agent
linking those two places, which in turn defines its identity as an
John Holt company
This chapter seeks to bring together Holt
Magee and Thompson, Empire and
Globalisation, p. 1.
Bernard Bailyn, AtlanticHistory: Concept and
Contours (Cambridge, MA, 2005), pp. 95–7.
Daniel K. Richter, Before the Revolution:
America’s Ancient Pasts (Cambridge, MA, 2011), p
-colonial US history.
Fischer, Albion’s Seed.
Bernard Bailyn, AtlanticHistory: Concept and Contours
(Cambridge, Mass., 2005); Thomas Bender (ed.), Rethinking American History in a Global
Age (Berkeley, 2002), and A Nation Among Nations: America’s Place in World
History (New York, 2006); Aled Jones and Bill Jones, ‘The Welsh world and the British
Empire, c.1851–1939: an exploration’, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth
History, 31 (2003), 57–81. The