Dutch Atlantic Connections, 1680-1800

Dutch Atlantic Connections, 1680-1800

By Gert Oostindie
Book Description

This title is available online in its entirety in Open Access. Dutch Atlantic Connections reevaluates the role of the Dutch in the Atlantic between 1680-1800. It shows how pivotal the Dutch were for the functioning of the Atlantic sytem by highlighting both economic and cultural contributions to the Atlantic world.

Table of Contents
  • Dutch Atlantic Connections, 1680–1800
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgements
  • List of Figures
  • List of Contributors
  • Introduction
  • Section 1: Caribbean Encounters
    • 1 Curaçao as a Transit Center to the Spanish Main and the French West Indies
    • 2 Paramaribo as Dutch and Atlantic Nodal Point, 1640–1795
    • 3 Anglo-Dutch Trade in the Chesapeake and the British Caribbean, 1621–1733
  • Section 2: European Encounters
    • 4 The French Atlantic and the Dutch, Late Seventeeth-Late Eighteenth Century
    • 5 Anglo-Dutch Economic Relations in the Atlantic World, 1688–1783
    • 6 A Network-Based Merchant Empire: Dutch Trade in the Hispanic Atlantic (1680–1740)
    • 7 A Public and Private Dutch West India Interest
  • Section 3: Intellectual and Intercultural Encounters
    • 8 Adultery Here and There: Crossing Sexual Boundaries in the Dutch Jewish Atlantic
    • 9 The Scholarly Atlantic: Circuits of Knowledge Between Britain, the Dutch Republic and the Americas in the Eighteenth Century
    • 10 The “Dutch” “Atlantic” and the Dubious Case of Frans Post
  • Section 4: Shifting Encounters
    • 11 The Eighteenth-Century Danish, Dutch and Swedish Free Ports in the Northeastern Caribbean: Continuity and Change
    • 12 Dutch Atlantic Decline During “The Age of Revolutions”
  • Section 5: Perspectives on the Dutch Atlantic
    • 13 The Rise and Decline of the Dutch Atlantic, 1600–1800
    • 14 Conclusion: The Dutch Moment in Atlantic Historiography
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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