By Leonard von Morzé
This publication presents a much-needed comparative method of the historical past of towns by way of investigating the dissemination of cultural varieties among towns of the Atlantic global. The individuals attend to some of the kinds and norms of cultural illustration in Atlantic historical past, studying a wealth of numerous issues reminiscent of the Portuguese Atlantic; the Spanish Empire; man Fawkes and the conspiratorial rhetoric of slaves; Albert-Charles Wulffleff and the Parc-Musée of Dakar; and the writings of Jane Austen, Alexis de Tocqueville, Benjamin Franklin, and others. By examining Atlantic city historical past via sustained recognition to customs and representational kinds, a world team of 9 participants show the ability of tradition within the making of Atlantic city event, at the same time they recognize the tough realities of monetary history.
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Cities and the Circulation of Culture in the Atlantic World: From the Early Modern to Modernism (The New Urban Atlantic) by Leonard von Morzé