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Atlantic World History: Getting Started

Atlantic World, Atlantic Lives

Details from “The Western Ocean,” a map published in The English Pilot, the Fifth Book, 1720

Image at the Smithsonian Institution online exhibition On the Water, Living in the Atlantic World section

(Image provided to Smithsonian Instutition courtesy of the Mariners’ Museum)

Black in Latin America

Multi-episode PBS documentary. Click here for companion PBS website.

Useful Websites

Reference materials - encyclopedias, bibliographies, etc.

Condense information into a general overview.
May be written by scholars in the field.
Contain suggestions for further reading.

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Watching Atlantic History: Documentaries

Watching Atlantic History: Dramas