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9780761821649

New Perspectives in Transatlantic Studies

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    9780761821649

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    0761821643

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-02-07
  • Publisher: UPA
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Summary

New Perspectives in Transatlantic Studies aims to extend the definition of Transatlantic Studies and explore the implications of such a definition by supplying a critical perspective, which links the diverse constituents of this interdisciplinary field.

Author Biography

Saturnino Aguado is a Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics of the University of Alcala, Madrid, Spain Sven Biscop is attached to the International and European Research Unit at Ghent University, where he is writing a Ph.D. thesis on the Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union and security in the Mediterranean Lars Ivar Owesen-Lein Borge studied social anthropology at the University of Oslo, and is a Ph.D. candidate in Mexican Ethnohistory at the University of Frankfurt Steve Brewer teaches French, German, and European Culture at Staffordshire University, UK Philip John Davies is Professor of American Studies at De Montfort University, Leicester, UK Roberta Glaspie is currently completing her Masters in Criminal Justice Administration with an emphasis on corrections, legal studies, and inmate rights at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri Lesley Hodgson is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Glamorgan, Wales Martin Jesinghausen is a Senior Lecturer in Modern Languages and European Culture at Staffordshire University, UK Richard Milton Juang is a Ph.D. candidate at Cornell University Will Kaufman is a Reader in English and American Studies at the University of Central Lancashire, UK Brigitte Leucht is a Ph.D. student of History at the University of Vienna, Austria Marcia Loo, a native of Peru, is a former Fulbright scholar and a Ph.D. candidate in Ethnomusicology at the University of Maryland Heidi Macpherson is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire, UK Phillippe Mahoux-Pauzin is currently working as a Maitre de Conference (Associate Professor) at the Universite de Nancy, teaching American Studies and English and American poetry Anthony Marasco is a Ph.D. candidate in History at the University of California, Berkeley His Milissa Ellison-Murphree is concluding work on her dissertation for Auburn University Maria Dolores Narbona Carrion is a teaching assistant at the University of Malaga, Spain Melanie Perrault is an Assistant Professor of History at Salisbury University Susanna Schrafstetter is a Lecturer in History at the University of Glamorgan, Wales Sharron Schwartz is a part-time Lecturer in the Department of Lifelong Learning at Exeter University's center in Truro, Cornwall Andrew Thompson and currently lectures in Sociology at the University of Glamorgan, Wales Elvira Vilches is an Assistant Professor at North Carolina State University Donald H. Wallace is a Professor of Criminal Justice at Central Missouri State University in Warrensburg, Missouri Michael C. Wilson is at present Chair of the Geology Department at Douglas College, New Westminster, BC

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. ix
Introduction: Transatlantic Studies: Conceptual Challengesp. xi
Oceans Apart? Setting the Transatlantic Contextp. xxvii
Waterways in the Atlantic World: Contact & Cultural Negotiations Across a Liquid Landscapep. 1
The Economy of the Marvelous: Columbus's Transatlantic Tokens of Exchangep. 15
End-Time & Exorcisms in England: Witch-Hunting & Salvation in the 17th Centuryp. 27
Racial Encounters in the Contact Zonep. 43
Mulattos Accused of Witchcraft & Sorcery in Late Colonial New Spainp. 45
A Taste for Flesh: British Slavery, Sentiment & the Epistemology of Race & Dominationp. 59
Spirits of Earth & Sky: The Dynamics of European Encounters with Great Plains Aboriginal Groupsp. 75
Transatlantic Artistic Exchangesp. 87
Transatlantic Romanticism: The Case of the Painter-Poet, Thomas Colep. 89
European Modernity-Awareness & Trans-Atlantic Intertextuality: Poe's Significance for Baudelaire, Benjamin, & Foucaultp. 101
19th-Century American Women Writers' European Connections: The Case of Elizabeth Stuart Phelpsp. 117
The Hegemonic Body: Politics of a Black Peruvian Dancep. 131
Transatlantic Economiesp. 141
Exporting the Industrial Revolution: The Migration of Cornish Mining Technology to Latin America in the Early 19th Centuryp. 143
George W. Ball, Jean Monnet, & the Founding of the European Coal & Steel Community (1950-51): The Importance of Transatlantic Relationsp. 159
Transatlantic Perspectives on the Euro & the Dollar: Dollarization & Other Issuesp. 171
Politics, Philosophy, & Security: Revisiting International Relationsp. 181
Atlantic Corridors: F. C. S. Schiller, Papini, & the "Americanization" of Pragmatismp. 183
Old Orders, New Orders & Third Ways: Trends in Anglo-American Party Politicsp. 197
Above the Law? Transatlantic Perspectives on the Development of the International Criminal Courtp. 215
The Trauma of a Nuclear Pearl Harbor: Transatlantic Relations, Fortress America & the Loss of Nuclear Invulnerabilityp. 229
The European Union & Defense: Autonomy Within the Bounds of Transatlantic Solidarityp. 241
Selected Bibliographyp. 253
Indexp. 257
About the Contributorsp. 261
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