Since the 1980s a major trend has been to locate the colonial and revolutionary eras in the wider context of Atlantic history, with emphasis on the multiple interactions among the Americas, Europe and Africa. Leading promoters include Bailyn at Harvard, and Jack P. Greene at Johns Hopkins University.
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... Atlantic history studies the Atlantic World in the early modern period ... New World in the 16th century, the continents that bordered the Atlantic Ocean—the Americas, Europe, and Africa—constituted a regional system or common sphere of economic ... fashion by looking at both sides of the Atlantic ...
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