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Urban Identity and the Atlantic World

  • Editors
  • Elizabeth A. Fay
  • Leonard von Morzé

Part of the The New Urban Atlantic book series (NUA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Introduction

    1. Leonard von Morzé
      Pages 1-21
  3. Spatial Projections of Power

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Karin Vélez
      Pages 61-76
  4. The Site of Reform

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Keith Mason
      Pages 79-100
    3. Joselyn M. Almeida
      Pages 101-122
  5. Identity and Imaginative History

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Michael J. Drexler
      Pages 143-157
  6. Cultures of Performance

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193
    2. Coll Thrush
      Pages 195-218
    3. David Worrall
      Pages 219-235
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 237-272

About this book


The constant flow of people, ideas, and commodities across the Atlantic propelled the development of a public sphere. Chapters explore the multiple ways in which a growing urban consciousness influenced national and international cultural and political intersections.


history history of literature identity Imagination rhetoric seventeenth century

About the authors

Joselyn Almeida-Beveridge, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA Jorge Correia, University of Minho, Guimarães, Portugal Lindsay DiCuirci, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA Michael Drexler, Bucknell University, USA Elizabeth A. Fay, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA Bonny Ibhawoh. McMaster University, Canada Keith Mason,University of Liverpool, UK Paul Niell, Florida State University, UK Coll Thrush, University of British Columbia, Canada Karin Vélez History at Macalester College, USA Leonard von Morzé, University of Massachusetts Boston, USA Cynthia Schoolar, Tufts University, USA David Worrall, Nottingham Trent University, UK.

Bibliographic information


"Fay and von Morzé's perspective-changing collection explains how larger sociospatial forces shape cities and their inhabitants. This edition presents a new direction for urban, Atlantic, and cultural studies to reveal an exciting interdisciplinary panorama." - Stephen Shapiro, Professor of English and Comparative Literary Studies, University of Warwick, UK