On the Rim of the Caribbean

On the Rim of the Caribbean

Colonial Georgia and the British Atlantic World

eBook - 2013
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How did colonial Georgia, an economic backwater in its early days, make its way into the burgeoning Caribbean and Atlantic economies where trade spilled over national boundaries, merchants operated in multiple markets, and the transport of enslaved Africans bound together four continents?. In On the Rim of the Caribbean, Paul M. Pressly interprets Georgia's place in the Atlantic world in light of recent work in transnational and economic history. He considers how a tiny elite of newly arrived merchants, adapting to local culture but loyal to a larger vision of the British empire, led the colo.
Publisher: Athens : University of Georgia Press, Ă2013
ISBN: 9781299132207
1299132200
9780820345802
0820345806
0820345032
9780820345031
0820335673
9780820335674
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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