Editors' Preface ; Introduction: Thinking Atlantically ; Chapter 1: Atlantic Memories ; Chapter 2: Atlantic Beginnings ; Chapter 3: Atlantic People ; Chapter 4: Commodities: Foods, Drugs, and Dyes ; Chapter 5: Eighteenth-Century Realities ; Epilogue: The Atlantic ; Chronology ; Notes ; Further Reading ; Websites ; Index
Karen Ordahl Kupperman is Silver Professor of History at New York University. Her books include The Jamestown Project, Roanoke: The Abandoned Colony, Indians and English: Facing Off in Early America, shich won the American Historical Association's Prize in Atlantic History, and Providence Island, 1630-1641: The Other Puritan Colony, which won the AHA's Beveridge Award for the year's best book in American history.
a worthy contribution to the considerable number of Atlantic history surveys. ... Kupperman skilfully uses the concept of modernity as the device by which to close the Atlantic story. * Allan Dwyer, International Journal of Maritime History *