Bibliographic Details

Books between Europe and the Americas : connections and communities, 1620-1860 / edited by Leslie Howsam, James Raven.

Imprint Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Description xii, 317 p. ; 23 cm.
Language English
Subject 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.
Books and reading.
America.
Europe.
History.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8403263
Other authors / contributors Howsam, Leslie.
Raven, James, 1959-
ISBN 9780230285675 (hardback)
0230285678 (hardback)
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements
  • Notes on the Contributors
  • Abbreviations
  • 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
  • Index