Books between Europe and the Americas : connections and communities, 1620-1860 / edited by Leslie Howsam, James Raven.
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.|
xii, 317 p. ; 23 cm.|
Books -- Europe -- History.|
Books -- America -- History.
Books and reading -- Europe -- History.
Books and reading -- America -- History.
Books -- History -- 17th century.
Books -- History -- 18th century.
Books -- History -- 19th century.
HISTORY / Europe / General.
HISTORY / United States / General.
HISTORY / Modern / 18th Century.
LITERARY CRITICISM / Books & Reading.
Books and reading.
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Table of Contents:
- Notes on the Contributors
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Reaction to the 1622 Virginia Massacre: An Early History of Transatlantic Print
- 3. Fiction and Civility Across the Seventeenth-Century English Atlantic: Teaching the History of Faustus
- 4. Transatlantic News: American Interpretations of the Scandalous and Heroic
- 5. Print and Manuscript in French Canada under the Ancien Regime
- 6. Bookmen, Naturalists and British Atlantic Communication, c. 1730-60
- 7. The Dutch Book Trade in Colonial New York City: The Transatlantic Connection
- 8. Classical Transports: Latin and Greek Texts in North and Central America before 1800
- 9. 'A Small Cargoe for Tryal': Connections between the Belfast and Philadelphia Book Trades in the Later Eighteenth Century
- 10. From the French or Not: Transatlantic Contributions to the Making of the Brazilian Novel
- 11. 'Learning from Abroad?': Communities of Knowledge and the Monitorial System in Independent Spanish America
- 12. Business and Reading Across the Atlantic: W. & R. Chambers and the United States Market, 1840-60
- 13. 'The Power of Steam': Anti-slavery and Reform in Britain and America, 1844-60