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Title Women in Port [electronic resource] : gendering communities, economies, and social networks in Atlantic Port cities, 1500-1800 / edited by Douglas Catterall and Jodi Campbell.
Published Leiden : Brill, 2012.
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 Electronic Book  HQ1818.85 .W6596 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 443 pages) : illustrations, map.
Series Atlantic world : Europe, Africa and the Americas, 1500-1830, 1570-0542 ; v. 25
Atlantic world (Leiden, Netherlands) ; v. 25.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : Mother Courage and her sisters : women's worlds -- In the premodern Atlantic / Douglas Catterall and Jodi Campbell -- Metropolitan frameworks -- The women of early modern Triana : life, death and survival -- Strategies in Seville's maritime district / Alexandra Parma Cook -- Aberdeen and the Dutch Atlantic : women and woollens in the seventeenth century / Gordon DesBrisay -- "Ports, petticoats and power?" : women and work in early-national Philadelphia / Sheryllynne Haggerty -- Between lady and slave : white working women in the eighteenth-century Leeward Islands / Natalie Zacek -- Traders and travelers -- The price of assimilation : Spanish and Portuguese women in French cities, 1500-1650 / Gayle Brunelle -- Capable entrepreneurs : the women merchants and traders of new Netherland / Kim Todt and Martha Dickinson Shattuck -- "Can she be a woman?" : gender and contraband in the revolutionary Atlantic / Ernst Pijning -- Lives on the seas : women's trajectories in port cities of the Portuguese overseas empire / Junia Ferreira Furtado -- Interactions and intermediaries -- Wives, brokers, and laborers : women at Cape coast, 1750-1800 / Ty M. Reese -- Gendering the black Atlantic : women's agency in coastal trade settlements in the Guinea Bissau region / Philip J. Havik -- Housekeepers, merchants, rentieres: free women of color in the port cities of colonial Saint-Domingue, 1750-1790 / Dominique Rogers and Stewart King -- Conclusion: women in th port cities of the early modern Atlantic world : retrospect and prospect / Noble David Cook.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary Bringing together work by Atlantic world scholars on the cutting edge of their respective fields, Women in Port's practical application of microhistorical approaches achieves a depth and breadth that helps reframe our understanding of women's possibilities in the Atlantic world.
Subject Women -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- History.
Women -- Atlantic Ocean Region -- Social conditions.
Related Names Catterall, Douglas.
Campbell, Jodi, 1968-
Related To Print version: Women in Port. LEIDEN : BRILL, 2012 9789004233171 (DLC) 2012026681 (OCoLC)794307148
ISBN 9789004233195 (electronic bk.)
9004233199 (electronic bk.)
9781283634908 (MyiLibrary)
1283634902 (MyiLibrary)
OCLC number 812289751