Europeans, Africans, Indians and Their Shared History, 1400 - 1900
A comprehensive history of the interactions and exchanges between Europe, Africa, and the Americas between 1400 and 1900.
Part I. The Oceans Shall Unloose the Bonds of Things: 1. Antecedents: the Americas, Africa and Europe in the fifteenth century; 2. Commencement: the European opening of the Atlantic ocean; 3. Conquests: forging the Iberian empires in Africa and the Americas; 4. Realms: the overseas empires of Spain and Portugal; Part II. Europe Supported by Africa and America: 5. Incursions: French, English and Dutch invasions of the Iberian Atlantic; 6. Engagement: the entangled worlds of Indians and Europeans; 7. Uprooted: West Africa, the Americas, and the Atlantic slave trade; 8. Bondage: the Atlantic plantation complex and the cultures of slaves; 9. Partners: women and men in the making of the Atlantic world; Part III. A New Order of the Ages: 10. Rivals: Britain and France in the long eighteenth century; 11. Liberty: the Atlantic world in the age of revolution; 12. Equality: the Atlantic world in the age of revolution; 13. Freedom: the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade and new world slavery.