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Omohundro Institute for Early American History and Culture.


Jamaica Ladies

Jamaica Ladies

Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain's Atlantic Empire

Christine Walker

Early American Rebels

Early American Rebels

Pursuing Democracy from Maryland to Carolina, 1640–1700

Noeleen McIlvenna

Mining Language

Mining Language

Racial Thinking, Indigenous Knowledge, and Colonial Metallurgy in the Early Modern Iberian World

Allison Margaret Bigelow

Voices of the Enslaved

Voices of the Enslaved

Love, Labor, and Longing in French Louisiana

Sophie White

Eloquence Embodied

Eloquence Embodied

Nonverbal Communication among French and Indigenous Peoples in the Americas

Céline Carayon

Inventing Disaster

Inventing Disaster

The Culture of Calamity from the Jamestown Colony to the Johnstown Flood

Cynthia A. Kierner

Virginia 1619

Virginia 1619

Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Paul Musselwhite, Peter C. Mancall, James Horn

Caribbean New Orleans

Caribbean New Orleans

Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Cécile Vidal

North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

North Carolina's Revolutionary Founders

Jeff Broadwater, Troy L. Kickler

The Smugglers' World

The Smugglers' World

Illicit Trade and Atlantic Communities in Eighteenth-Century Venezuela

Jesse Cromwell

The Occupation of Havana

The Occupation of Havana

War, Trade, and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Elena A. Schneider

Frontiers of Science

Frontiers of Science

Imperialism and Natural Knowledge in the Gulf South Borderlands, 1500-1850

Cameron B. Strang

American Baroque

American Baroque

Pearls and the Nature of Empire, 1492-1700

Molly A. Warsh

Children of Uncertain Fortune

Children of Uncertain Fortune

Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Daniel Livesay