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Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO): Atlantic History


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Hrsg. v. Trevor Burnard


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Oxford University Press


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The study of Atlantic History examines the transnational interconnections between Europe, North America, South America, and Africa, particularly in the early modern and colonial period. Through this lens, a wide range of national perspectives must be considered. Thus, there are consistently new discoveries, new interpretations, and new theoretical ideas to take into account. This task is made more difficult because a great deal of this work has moved online with the most recent scholarship and research appearing in online databases.

In Atlantic History, as in other fields, one of the most pressing challenges for research at all levels is managing the immense amount of scholarship and material available from journals, listservs, blogs, scholarly and reference works, and innumerable other sources and Oxford Bibliographies Online is an essential tool to help scholars manage this task.

Entries will be provided for the following topics at launch and the resource will continue to expand with both new entries and revisions to existing entries.

- Abolition of Slavery

- Africa and the Atlantic World

- African Religion and Culture

- American Revolution

- Atlantic Slave Trade

- Atlantic Slavery

- Atlantic Trade and the British Economy

- Black Atlantic in the Age of Revolutions

- Borderlands

- British Atlantic World

- Catholicism

- Colonization of English America

- Continental America

- Creolization

- Domestic Production and Consumption

- Early Modern Spain

- Economy and Consumption

- Emancipation

- Enlightenment

- Environment and the Natural World

- Evangelicalism and Conversion

- Fiscal-Military State

- Free People of Color

- French Atlantic World

- Gender

- Haitian Revolution

- Hanoverian Britain

- History of Science

- Iberian Atlantic World, 1600-1800

- Iberian Empires, 1600-1800

- The Idea of Atlantic History

- Ideas of Race

- Ideologies of Colonization

- Literature and Culture

- Marriage and Family

- Material Culture

- Oceanic History

- Piracy

- Pre-contact America

- Protestantism

- Religion

- Seven Years' War

- Sex and sexuality

- Ships and Shipping

- Origins of Slavery

- Sovereignty and the Law

- Spanish Colonization to 1650

- Tudor Stuart Britain and the Wider World, 1485-1685

- Violence

- Warfare

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Oxford Bibliographies Online is an online-only resource designed to help busy researchers find reliable sources of information by directing them to the best scholarship available, whether it be a book, chapter, journal, website, or database.

Each subject module is composed of a series of entries covering the major areas of scholarship within that discipline. Entries feature a unique design specifi cally created to accommodate the way research is conducted online.

Combining the best features of a research level encyclopedia and the traditional bibliography...

Each entry includes:

- Heading - concisely identifies the types of resources and key areas of scholarship

- Commentary Text - provides a synoptic, narrative guide with recommendations to guide users through the citations that follow and to draw attention to connections between the items in the list

- Bibliography - provides a selective list of citations to the best and most useful resources

- Annotations - provide guidance about the content of each citation and how each will aid research

Continual expansion and the stamp of excellence...

- Each subject module has an Editor in Chief and an Editorial Board and is reviewed annually for updates.

- Includes specially-commissioned expert recommendations with critical supportive text and annotation, providing full context for understanding citations

- 50- 100 entries at launch per subject all peer reviewed and board vetted

- Updated 3-times a year with 50-75 entries per year added to each subject module


- Sort results alphabetically - by relevance, alphabetically

- Advanced search - allow users to search for citations by author or title of work, limit by subject module and by resource type (eg book, journal article, website)

- Email search results

- Direct linking to online resources and library catalogues

- Export citations to EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, RefWorks or Zotero.

- DOIs (static URLs) to be available at entry level

- My OBO citations can be saved to build and customise bibliographies

- RSS feeds for My OBO account holders - new entries

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