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Shaping the Stuart World, 1603-1714

The Atlantic Connection

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ca. 141,70 €

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2005. Buch. XIV, 394 S. Hardcover

Brill Academic Publishers. ISBN 9789004147119

Gewicht: 874 g

In englischer Sprache

Das Werk ist Teil der Reihe: The Atlantic World; 5

Produktbeschreibung

During the past few years it has become fashionable to speak of the "British Atlantic" and examine the Anglophone communities that came to populate it shores. This collection of essays undertakes something quite different. It examines the wide-ranging European interaction inherent in British expansion and discovers a multi-dimensional, multi-national Atlantic as a result. Spain, Sweden, and above all the Netherlands emerge as central to English and Scottish endeavors overseas and to the extremely diverse populations and cultures that eventually came to be known as British North America. This approach has led to a much richer and compelling picture of the early modern Atlantic world. The essays show the period to be one of collaboration as well as competition and conflict. They reveal far-reaching cultural, economic, and social interpenetration. Today's nationalist and ethnic preoccupations will find little comfort from them. The world they described is far too complex to fit the easy if stylish pattern of Edward Said's "orientalizing." The result has been a book at once highly significant and immediately topical. Contributors include: Wim Klooster, Allan I. Macinnes, Peter C. Mancall, Esther Mijers, Mark Peterson, Ernst Pijning, Steve Pincus, Kevin Sharpe, Reiner Smolinski, Jane Stevenson, Chris Storrs, Shona Vance, Helen Wilcox, and Arthur Williamson.

Gesamtwerk

Die 8. Auflage ist wieder auf sechs Bände angelegt. Darin finden sich übersichtlich und in systematischer Gliederung Vertragsmuster aus der Feder erfahrener Experten. Jedem dieser Muster folgen Anmerkungen, mit denen der dem Vertragsentwurf zu Grunde liegende Sachverhalt und die Gründe für die Wahl des spezifischen Formulars erläutert werden.

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