© 2011

Books between Europe and the Americas

Connections and Communities, 1620–1860

  • Leslie Howsam
  • James Raven

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Leslie Howsam, James Raven
    Pages 1-22
  3. Back Matter
    Pages 307-317

About this book


A ground-breaking collection by thirteen distinguished international scholars; this volume presents fresh perspectives on the exchange of culture and ideas between isolated communities through books and correspondence, and offers pioneering comparisons between the northern Atlantic and that of Spanish and Portuguese territories further south.


Britain Europe history New York City reform trade USA

Editors and affiliations

  • Leslie Howsam
    • 1
  • James Raven
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WindsorCanada
  2. 2.University of EssexUK

About the editors

CATHERINE ARMSTRONG Lecturer in American History, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK AILEEN FYFE Lecturer in History, the National University of Ireland, Galway, Republic of Ireland JOYCE D. GOODFRIEND Professor of History at the University of Denver, USA PHYLIS WHITMAN HUNTER Associate Professor in the Department of History, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, USA FRANÇOIS MELANÇON Lecturer in History at the Université of Sherbrooke, Québec, Canada JENNIFER MYLANDER Assistant Professor of English in The College of Humanities, San Francisco State University, USA MICHAEL O'CONNOR Research Assistant for the Ireland-JSTOR project, Queen's University, Belfast, UK ROBERT J. SCHOLNICK Professor of English and American Studies, the College of William and Mary, Virginia, USA SANDRA GUARDINI T. VASCONCELOS Full Professor of English Literature, the University of São Paulo, Brazil EUGENIA ROLDÁN VERA Professor, Department of Educational Research, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Avanzados, Mexico City NICHOLAS WRIGHTSON Doctoral Graduate, Jesus College, University of Oxford, UK

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