Atlantic history is a specialty field in history that studies of the Atlantic World in the early modern period. It is premised on the idea that, following the rise of sustained European contact with the 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 and cultural exchange that can be studied as a totality.
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... and revolutionary eras in the wider context of Atlantic history, with emphasis on the multiple interactions among the Americas, Europe and Africa ...
... Atlantic history studies the Atlantic World in the early modern period ... contact with the New World in the 16th century, the continents that bordered the Atlantic Ocean—the Americas, Europe, and Africa—constituted a ... in comparative fashion by looking at both sides of the Atlantic ...
... 'Early Modern Ireland an appraisal appraised', in Irish Economic Social History, IV (1977), pp ... English Settlers in Ireland and Virginia, 15501650', in Minorities in History ed ... une question mal posée', in Journal of Ecclesiastical History, XXX (1979), pp ...
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