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Transatlantic Society of America.

Theo. C. Knauff

Transatlantic Society of America.

by Theo. C. Knauff

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Published in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination16 p.
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15384852M

You trace the topic’s genealogy in a book of essays entitled Atlantic History: Concept and Contours, which is your first selection.. There are two essays in the book. In the first, I describe the external circumstances, political and cultural, that shaped the historical awareness of the Atlantic world as a subject in itself. The trans-Atlantic interactions from to brought major change to the labor systems in the British North American colonies and disrupted the continuity of the economy built by the people before this time. These interactions caused the newly emerging slave trade, major diseases among the people and mercantilism by Britain.

On July 7 the S.S. United States cut 10 hours off the Atlantic speed record set 14 years earlier by the Queen crossing time from New York to the finish line at Bishop’s Rock U,K, a little over 3 days and then hours. The ship and her crew were celebrated on both sides of the Atlantic. , New Yorker’s turned out to give the captain and chief engineer a Broadway ticker tape. These are some of the questions that need to be answered if the impact of the arriving Africans on American society is to be fully understood. Given that the Europeans wanted a laboring population to work in their most advanced industries and were willing to pay well for these workers, it was evident that the aged and the infirm were not selected.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Just before noon on June 7, an earthquake rocked Port Royal, Jamaica, liquefying the land beneath 33 acres of thriving city center— about two thirds of the total— and sinking all but the tallest buildings beneath the bay within minutes as the sandy streets rolled like .


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In a black American slave lands in Ireland /5. TransAtlantic is a soaring novel that spans continents, leaps centuries, and somehow unites a cast of diverse yet realistically rendered characters, both real and imagined.

In TransAtlantic, McCann dramatizes three historical Irish-American encounters, featuring elements of nonfiction and a mind-blowing central metaphor. The novel begins in. David Kennedy, Over Here: The First World War and American Society () Transatlantic cultural / intellectual currents.

R.R. Palmer, The Age of Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe and America, – (). “Transatlantic” isn’t what I’d call a novel—more a beautifully written matched set of novellas on the theme of connections between Ireland and America.

Most of the stories concern the women in an Irish family through the generations, while the two longest and one other are about American visitors a century and a half apart/5().

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But “TransAtlantic” isn’t a novel about Alcock and Brown. Transatlantic Society of America. book It isn’t, strictly speaking, even a historical novel at all.

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Download The Transatlantic Persuasion books, This pioneering work is the basic and largely unmatched study of. Pre-Columbian trans-oceanic contact theories speculate about possible visits to or interactions with the Americas, the indigenous peoples of the Americas, or both, by people from Africa, Asia, Europe, or Oceania at a time prior to Christopher Columbus' first voyage to the Caribbean in (i.e.

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The ship is the largest ocean liner constructed entirely in the United States and the fastest ocean liner to cross the Atlantic in either direction, retaining the Blue Riband for the highest average speed since her maiden voyage in She was designed by American naval.

The transatlantic relationship has been a hallmark of the liberal international order for decades and, for some, a cornerstone of global peace and stability. But with the rise of global populism and nationalist leaders in Europe and the United States, experts around the world are sounding the alarm and warning that this historic bond is on shaky ground.

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11, no. 4 (Fall ) “The ‘Swinish Multitude’ come to America: Political Song and Transatlantic Print in the Age of Revolution.”. Why do you think Lily follows Douglass to America.

What does she hope to find there. Does this novel confront the impossibility of the American dream. Book One is not chronological: after Alcock and Brown's flight inwe travel back to Douglass's tour of Ireland inand then move forward once more to and Mitchell.

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The story begins in. T T America/New_York Asia Society: Report Launch: China as a Transatlantic Challenge The Bertelsmann Stiftung, the Asia Society Center on U.S.-China Relations, and the George Washington University China Policy Program are jointly launching a new report on the changing U.S.

and European views of, and relations with, China. For event details visit. Book Description. Cultural Economies explores the dynamic intersection of material culture and transatlantic formations of "capital" in the long eighteenth century.

It brings together two cutting-edge fields of inquiry—Material Studies and Atlantic Studies—into a generative collection of essays that investigate nuanced ways that capital, material culture, and differing transatlantic.

Lily Duggan is a maid in a Quaker household in Ireland when Fredrick Douglass comes to the country for a visit. Lily is so moved by Douglass's words about freedom and possibilities, that she walks many miles to the Jennings' house in a coastal town where she plans to talk to Douglass again before boarding a boat to America.

The transatlantic world has had immense influence on the direction of world history. The six illuminating studies in Transatlantic History address cultural exchanges and intercontinental developments that contribute to our modern understanding of global communities.

Transatlantic history encompasses a variety of scholarly problems and approaches from multiple disciplines, and volume editors. For the top ocean liner companies, such as Cunard, White Star, Hamburg-Amerika, and so on, competed for transatlantic travel (as well as steerage passengers headed from Europe for America) and the Blue Ribbon–a prize awarded to the fastest steamship across the Atlantic.

By the s, the average duration of a crossing was days. The book describes, interprets, and analyzes the key features of European society and American society and major social trends in the United States and in .Michelangelo e Raffaello La fine di un'epoca. K likes. Il primo libro interamente dedicato ai transatlantici Michelangelo e Raffaello a cura di Simone Bandini e Maurizio Eliseo.

Ulrico Hoepli.4. Why do you think Lily follows Douglass to America? What does she hope to find there? Does this novel confront the impossibility of the American dream?

5. Book One is not chronological: after Alcock and Brown’s flight inwe travel back to Douglass’s tour of Ireland inand then move forward once more to and Mitchell.