Faculty Biography

Willem Klooster

Willem Klooster, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair
Department of History
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610-1477

Phone: (508) 421-3768
Email: wklooster@clarku.edu

Curriculum Vitae


Professor Klooster received a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Groningen in 1983 and 1987, respectively, and a Ph.D. from the University of Leiden in 1995. He has been at Clark since 2003.

Current Research and Teaching

Dr. Klooster specializes in the history of the Atlantic world (15th-19th centuries). He teaches classes on comparative colonialism (the Americas), the age of Atlantic revolutions (1776-1824), and Caribbean history.

Selected Publications

Curacao in the Age of Revolutions  The Atlantic World: Essays on Slavery, Migration, and Imagination   Revolutions in the Atlantic World  Illicit Riches. Dutch Trade in the Caribbean  Power and the City in the Netherlandic World

 

Work in Progress

The Dutch Moment in Atlantic History (under contract with Cornell University Press).

(co-authored with Gert Oostindie) The Dutch Atlantic in the Long Eighteenth Century (under consideration by Cornell University Press).

Books (All Peer Reviewed)

(Co-editor with Oostindie, Gert) Curacao in the Age of Revolutions: 1795-1800 (Leiden: KITLV Press, 2011).

Revolutions in the Atlantic World: A Comparative History (New York University Press, 2009).

(Editor) Migration, Trade, and Slavery in an Expanding World: Essays in Honor of Pieter Emmer (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2009).

(co-editor with Wayne te Brake) Power and the City in the Netherlandic World, 1400-1700 (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2006).

(co-editor with Alfred Padula) The Atlantic World: Essays on Slavery, Migration, and Imagination (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2005).

Illicit Riches. Dutch Trade in the Caribbean, 1648-1795 (Leiden: KITLV Press, 1998).

The Dutch in the Americas, 1600-1800 (Providence, RI: The John Carter Brown Library, 1997).

Geschiedenis van Albanië ["History of Albania"] (Amsterdam: De Bataafsche Leeuw, 1991).

Book Chapters and Articles

Peer-Reviewed

Forthcoming:

(with Ana Crespo Solana) "La República Holandesa y su posición en el contexto colonial americano después de 1713," Anuario de Estudios Americanos 72:1 (2015).

"The Caribbean and the Atlantic World," in Adam Sutcliffe and Jonathan Karp, eds., The Cambridge History of Judaism, Vol. 7: The Early Modern Period, c.1470-c.1815 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015).

Published:

"Tolerantie en onverdraagzaamheid in Nederlands Brazilië," in Julie-Marthe Cohen, ed., Joden in de Cariben (Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 2015), 58-73.

"De Portugese Joden op Curaçao: levens gefundeerd op inter-Amerikaanse handel" in Julie-Marthe Cohen, ed., Joden in de Cariben (Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 2015), 92-107.

"European Economic Strategies" in Joseph Miller, ed., The Princeton Companion to Atlantic History (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2015).

"De bootsgezellen van Brazilië" Tijdschrift voor Zeegeschiedenis 33:2 (2014), 171-186.

"De Ruyter's Attack on Barbados: the Dutch Perspective" The Journal of the Barbados Museum and Historical Society (2014).

"Slave Revolts, Royal Justice, and a Ubiquitous Rumor in the Age of Revolutions" The William and Mary Quarterly, third series, 71:3(July 2014), 401-424.

"Curaçao as a Transit Center to the Spanish Main and the French West Indies" in Gert Oostindie and Jessica Roitman, eds., Dutch Atlantic Connections, 1680-1815 (Leiden: Brill, 2014), 25-51. 

"The Geopolitical Impact of Dutch Brazil on the Western Hemisphere" in Michiel van Groesen, ed., The Legacy and Impact of Dutch Brazil (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014), 25-40.

"Marteling, muiterij en beeldenstorm: Militair geweld in de Nederlandse Atlantische wereld" ["Torture, Mutiny, and Iconoclasm: Military Violence in the Dutch Atlantic World"], in Victor Enthoven, Henk den Heijer, and Han Jordaan, eds., Geweld in de West: Een militaire geschiedenis van de Nederlandse Atlantische wereld, 1600-1800 (Leiden: Brill, 2013), 313-343.

"Failing to Square the Circle: The West India Company's Volte-Face in 1638-39" in Margriet Lacy, ed., A Beautiful and Fruitful Place: Selected Rensselaerswijck Seminar Papers, vol. 3 (Albany, N.Y.: New Netherland Institute, 2013), 49-53.

"Atlantic and Caribbean Perspectives: Analyzing a Hybrid and Entangled World" in Peter N. Miller, ed., Peoples & the Sea: Thalassography and Historiography in the Twenty-First Century (Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, 2013), 60-83.

"The Essequibo Liberties: The Link between Jewish Brazil and Jewish Suriname" Studia Rosenthaliana 42-43 (2010-2011 [published in November 2012]), 77-82.

[with Victor Enthoven] "Contours of Virginia-Dutch Trade in the Long Seventeenth Century" in Douglas Bradburn and John Coombs, eds., Early Modern Virginia: New Essays on the Old Dominion (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2011), 90-127.

Winds of Change: Colonization, Commerce, and Consolidation in the 17th-Century Atlantic World" in Martha D. Shattuck and Elisabeth Paling Funk, eds., A Beautiful and Fruitful Place: Selected Rensselaerswijck Seminar Papers, vol. 2 (Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 2011), 209-215.

"The Greater Caribbean in 1795: The Rising Expectations of Free and Enslaved Blacks" in Wim Klooster and Gert Oostindie, eds., Curaçao in the Age of Revolutions, 1795-1800 (Leiden: KITLV Press, 2011), 57-74.

"The Northern European Atlantic World" in Nicholas Canny and Philip Morgan, eds., The Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World, c. 1450-c.1820 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), 165-180.

"Le décret d'émancipation imaginaire. Monarchisme et esclavage en Amérique du Nord et dans la Caraïbe au temps des Révolutions" Annales historiques de la Révolution française no. 363 (2011), 109-129.

"The Tobacco Nation: English Traders and Pipe-Makers in Rotterdam, 1620-1650" in Laura Cruz and Joel Mokyr, eds., The Birth of Modern Europe: Culture and Economy, 1400-1800 (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2010), 17-34. 

"Het begin van de Nederlandse slavenhandel in het Atlantisch gebied" ["The Start of the Dutch Slave Trade in the Atlantic World"], in Maurits Ebben, Henk den Heijer, and Joost Schokkenbroek, eds., Alle streken van het kompas: Maritieme geschiedenis in Nederland (Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 2010), 249-262.

"De Afrikanen: van slaven tot vrijen" [The Africans: From Slaves to Free People"], in Leo Dalhuisen et al., ed., Geschiedenis van de Antillen: Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint-Eustatius, Sint Maarten (Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 2009), 40-71.   

"Atlantische Geschichte und der Begriff der Frühen Neuzeit" ["Atlantic History and the Concept of the Early Modern Period"], Historische Zeitschrift, Beihefte [Neue Folge], 49: 469-478. Also published in Helmut Neuhaus, ed., Die Frühe Neuzeit als Epoche (München: Oldenbourg Wissenschaftsverlag, 2009), 469-478.

"Inter-Imperial Smuggling in the Americas, 1600-1800," in: Bernard Bailyn and Patricia L. Denault, eds., Soundings in Atlantic History: Latent Structures and Intellectual Currents, 1500-1825 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2009), 141-180, 505-528.

"The Dutch in the Atlantic," in Hans Krabbendam, Cornelis A. van Minnen, and Giles Scott-Smith, eds., Handbook Dutch-American Relations (Amsterdam: Boom and Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press, 2009), 63-73.

"Manumission in an Entrepôt: The Case of Curaçao," in Rosemary Brana-Shute and Randy J. Sparks, eds., Paths to Freedom: Manumission in the Atlantic World (Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 2009), 161-174.

"Networks of Colonial Entrepreneurs: The Founders of the Jewish Settlements in Dutch America, 1650s and 1660s," in Richard Kagan and Philip D. Morgan, eds., Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500-1800 (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008), 31-49, 226-236.

"Northern Europeans Invade the Americas," in Alison F. Games and Adam Rothman, eds., Major Problems in Atlantic History (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2008), 111-115.

"Handelsräume: die Karibik" [Commercial Areas: The Caribbean"], in Friedrich Jäger, ed., Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit / Encyclopedia of the Early Modern Period (Stuttgart/Weimar: Verlag J.B. Metzler, 2007), 5: 117-119. 

"Frans Post," in David Buisseret, ed., The Oxford Companion to World Exploration (New York: Oxford University Press, 2007).

"La relation complexe entre le guerre et la contrebande en l'Amérique atlantique," in Bruno Marnot and Silvia Marzagalli, eds., Guerre et économie dans le monde atlantique du XVIe au XXe siècle. Stratégies en échec, logiques d'adaptation (Pessac: Centre Aquitain d'Histoire Moderne et Contemporaine, 2006), 395-408.

"Communities of Port Jews and their Contacts in the Dutch Atlantic World," Jewish History 20:2 (June 2006), 129-145.

"Dutch Empire in the Americas," in Thomas Benjamin, ed., Encyclopedia of Western Colonialism since 1450 (New York: Thomson, 2006).

"Dutch Participation," in Harold E. Selesky, ed., Encyclopedia of the American Revolution: Library of Military History (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2006).

"Have You Heard the News about the Silver Fleet? The Dutch Appetite for Spanish Silver," Common-Place 6:3 (April 2006): http://www.common-place.org/vol-06/no-03/klooster/

"Anglo-Dutch Trade in the Seventeenth Century: An Atlantic Partnership," in Allan MacInness and Arthur Williamson, eds., Shaping the Stuart World, 1603-1714: The Atlantic Connection (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2005), 261-282.

"Dutch Empire," in John J. McCusker, ed, Encyclopedia of World Trade since 1450 (New York: Macmillan Reference, 2005).

"The Place of New Netherland in the West India Company's Grand Scheme," in: Joyce Goodfriend, ed., Revisiting New Netherland (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2005), 57-70.

"The Place of New Netherland in the West India Company's Grand Scheme," in Joyce Goodfriend, ed., Revisiting New Netherland (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2005), 57-70.

"Dutch Empire," in Jordan Goodman, ed., Tobacco in History and Culture: An Encyclopedia, Scribner's Turning Points in History, 2 vols. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2005), I: 219-222.

"The Rise and Transformation of the Atlantic World," in Wim Klooster and Alfred Padula, eds., The Atlantic World: Essays on Slavery, Migration, and Imagination (Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2005), 1-42, 177-190.

"Dutch Colonies: The Americas," "Trading Companies," and "Triangular Trade Pattern," in Jonathan Dewald, ed., Dictionary of Early Modern Europe: 1450-1789 (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004), 2: 186-189, 6: 63-68 and 76-77.

"Curaçao and the Caribbean Transit Trade," in Victor Enthoven and Johannes Postma, eds., Riches from Atlantic Commerce: Dutch Trans-Atlantic Trade and Shipping, 1585-1817 (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2003), 203-218.

"An Overview of Dutch Trade with the Americas, 1600-1800," in Victor Enthoven and Johannes  Postma, eds., Riches from Atlantic Commerce: Dutch Trans-Atlantic Trade and Shipping, 1585-1817 (Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2003), 365-384.

"Between Habsburg Neglect and Bourbon Assertiveness: Hispano-Dutch Relations in the New World, 1650-1750," in Ana Crespo Solana and Manuel Herrero Sánchez, eds., España y los diecisiete Países Bajos, siglos XVI-XVIII: Una revisión historiográfica (Córdoba: Universidad de Córdoba, 2002), 703-718.

"Other Netherlands Beyond the Sea: Dutch America between Metropolitan Control and Divergence, 1600-1795," in Christine Daniels and Michael Kennedy, eds., Negotiated Empires: Centers and Peripheries in the New World, 1500-1820 (London: Routledge, 2002), 171-192.

"Uprooted Roots: Sephardic Migration and the Growth of European Long-Distance Trade," Studia Rosenthaliana 35:2 (2001), 121-132.

"The Jews in Suriname and Curaçao," in Paolo Bernardini and Norman Fiering, eds., The Jews and the Expansion of Europe to the West, 1450 to 1800 (New York and Oxford: Berghahn, 2001), 350-368.

"Failing to Square the Circle: The West India Company's Volte-Face in 1638-39," De Halve Maen: Magazine of the Dutch Colonial Period in America 73 (2000), 3-9.

[with Jan Willem Schulte Nordholt] "The Influence of the American Revolution in the Netherlands," in Jack P. Greene and J.R. Pole, eds., A Companion to the American Revolution (Boston and Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2000), 545-549.

[with Enriqueta Vila Vilar] "Forced African Settlement: The Basis of Freed Settlement, Africa and its Trading Conditions," in P.C. Emmer and Germán Carrera Damas, eds., General History of the Caribbean, Volume II: New Societies: The Caribbean in the Long Sixteenth Century (London: UNESCO Publishing, Macmillan Education, 1999), 159-179.

"De smokkelhandel van de Curaçaose joden met ‘landen van afgoderij', 1660-1800," ["Contraband Trade by Curaçao's Jews with ‘Countries of Idolatry'"] in Henny E. Coomans, Maritza Coomans-Eustatia, and Johan van ‘t Leven, eds., Veranderend Curaçao: Collectie essays opgedragen aan Lionel Capriles ter gelegenheid van zijn 45-jarig jubileum bij de Maduro & Curiel Bank N.V. (Bloemendaal: Stichting Libri Antilliani, 1999), 244-261.

"Van zoutwaterslaven tot creolen: Curaçao's zwarten en mulatten ten tijde van de West-Indische Compagnie," ["From salt water slaves to creoles: Curaçao's blacks and mulattoes in the days of the West India Company."], in Henny E. Coomans, Maritza Coomans-Eustatia, and Johan van ‘t Leven, eds., Veranderend Curaçao: Collectie essays opgedragen aan Lionel Capriles ter gelegenheid van zijn 45-jarig jubileum bij de Maduro & Curiel Bank N.V. (Bloemendaal: Stichting Libri Antilliani, 1999), 505-515.

[with Pieter Emmer] "The Dutch Atlantic, 1600-1800: Expansion without Empire," Itinerario: European Journal of Overseas History 23:2 (1999), 48-69.

"Smokkelen als broodwinning: de handel van Curaçao met Spaans Amerika," ["Smuggling for a living: Curaçao's trade with Spanish America."] in Maritza Coomans-Eustatia, Henny E. Coomans and To van der Lee, eds., Breekbare Banden: Feiten en visies over Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao na de Vrede van Munster, 1648-1998 (Bloemendaal: Stichting Libri Antilliani, 1998), 33-38.

"Economische malaise, politieke onrust en misdaad op Curaçao in de Patriottentijd" ["Economic Malaise, Political Unrest, and Crime on Curaçao in the Patriot Era"], in Maritza Coomans-Eustatia, Henny E. Coomans and To van der Lee, eds., Breekbare Banden: Feiten en visies over Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao na de Vrede van Munster, 1648-1998 (Bloemendaal: Stichting Libri Antilliani, 1998), 101-108.

"Contraband Trade by Curaçao's Jews with Countries of Idolatry, 1660-1800," Studia Rosenthaliana 31:1-2 (1997), 58-73.

"Berbice Slave Revolt (1763-1764)," in Junius Rodriguez, ed., Historical Encyclopedia of World Slavery (Santa Barbara: ABC Clio, 1997), 76-77.

"Dutch Caribbean," in ibid., 229-230.

"Dutch West India Company (1621)") in ibid., 235-236.

"Dutch-Portuguese Wars in West Africa (1620-55)," in ibid., 236-237.

"Piezas de Indias," in ibid., 508.

"Winds of Change: Colonization, Commerce, and Consolidation in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic world," De Halve Maen: Magazine of the Dutch Colonial Period in America 70:3 (1997), 53-58.

"Slavenvaart op Spaanse kusten: De Nederlandse slavenhandel met Spaans Amerika, 1648-1701," ["Slave Traffic to Spanish Shores: The Dutch Slave Trade with Spanish America"], Tijdschrift voor Zeegeschiedenis 16:2 (1997), 121-140.

"'Een toevluchtsoord voor smokkelaars en gezochte misdadigers': Aruba ten tijde van de West-Indische Compagnie" ["'A shelter for smugglers and wanted criminals': Aruba in the era of the West India Company"] in Henny E. Coomans, Luc Alofs and Wim Rutgers, eds., Arubaans Akkoord (Bloemendaal: Stichting Libri Antilliani, 1997), 112-116.

"Los holandeses en el Caribe, 1648-1700," in Paul Butel and Bernard Lavallé, eds., L'espace caraïbe, enjeu et théâtre des luttes impériales, XVIe - XIXe siècle (Talence, Maison des Pays Ibériques, 1996), 139-150.

"Curaçao, a Dutch factory in the Caribbean," in J. Everaert and J. Parmentier, eds., International Conference on Shipping, Factories and Colonization (Brussels: Académie Royale des Sciences d'Outre-Mer, 1996), 261-269.

"Perlas, sal y tabaco: La presencia neerlandesa en las aguas venezolanas, 1590-1650," in Jean-Pierre Sanchez, ed. Dans le sillage de Colomb: L'Europe du Ponant et la découverte du Nouveau Monde (1450-1650): Actes du Colloque International Université Rennes 5, 6 et 7 mai 1992 (Rennes: Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 1995), 93-104.

"De doorgeschoten strijd voor onafhankelijkheid: De geschiedenis van Albanië" ["Overshooting the mark in the struggle for independence: The history of Albania."] in Sef Slootweg, ed., Vlucht uit het isolement: Albanië op zoek naar nieuwe wegen (Amsterdam, Instituut voor Publiek en Politiek, 1995), 24-38.

[with Ellen Klinkers] "Interview with Harmannus Hoetink," Itinerario: European Journal of Overseas History 19: 1 (1995), 101-107.

[with Gert Oostindie] "El Caribe holandés en la época de la esclavitud," Anuario de Estudios Americanos 51 (1994), 233-259.

"Subordinate but Proud: Curaçao's Free Blacks and Mulattoes in the Eighteenth Century," New West Indian Guide 68: 3-4 (1994), 283-300.

"The Dutch Republic as an Economic and Political Model in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Hispanic America," in Rosemarijn Höfte and Joke Kardux, eds., Connecting cultures: the Netherlands in five centuries of transatlantic exchange (Amsterdam, VU University Press, 1994), 229-237.

"De reis van Francisco Miranda door de Republiek in 1788" ["The voyage of Francisco Miranda across the Dutch Republic in 1788"], De Achttiende Eeuw: Documentatieblad Werkgroep Achttiende Eeuw 25:1 (1993), 73-88.

[with Natalie Everts] "Madagascar: historische achtergronden van een politieke opening," ["Madagascar: the historical background of a political opening."]  Derde Wereld 11:2 (August 1992), 19-30.

"La versión garciamarquiana del universo bolivariano: Historia y ficción en El general en su laberinto," Foro Hispánico 1 (1991), 57-65.

"Tussen democratie en dictatuur: Een kroniek van het Albanese hervormingsproces" ["Between democracy and dictatorship: A chronicle of the Albanian reform process."], Oost-Europa Verkenningen 115 (June 1991), 29-35.

"Simón Bolívars opvattingen over politieke instituties, moraliteit en geschiedenis" ["Simón Bolívar's ideas about political institutions, morality, and history"], Groniek 110 (1990), 62-74.

"De generaal in zijn doolhof: Het nieuwste boek van Gabriel García Márquez" ["The general in his labyrinth: The latest book by Gabriel García Márquez"], Groniek 105 (1989), 107-112.

Non-Peer Reviewed

"De Antillen, de driehoekshandel en het Caribisch gebied" on http://www.slavernijenjij.nl/driehoekshandel/de-jonge-ruijter/#item-meer-lezen (online in June 2013).

"The Place of New Amsterdam in the Brazilian Diaspora," The Sephardi Report 2:1 (Fall 2005): 11-14. 

"Slavenhandel, slavernij en vrijheid op Curaçao, 1650-1800" ["Slave Trade, Slavery, and Freedom on Curaçao, 1650-1800"], De Archiefvriend: Stichting Vrienden van het Centraal Historisch Archief van de Nederlandse Antillen 6:2 (2000), 1-6.

"De omzwervingen van de Zwarte Legende" ["The wanderings of the Black Legend"], De Nieuwe Alpha (August-September 1992): 3-5.

"Een Venezolaan in Zeeland, 1788," Zeeuws Tijdschrift 42 (1992): 107-109.

"Het andere Albanië" ["The Other Albania"], Alpha (June-July 1991): 3-6.

"Stalins laatste erfgenamen" ["Stalin's Last Heirs"], Intermediair 26:3 (January 19, 1990): 15-19.

"Het vaderland, de nieuwe muze" ["The Fatherland, the New Muse"], De Volkskrant, September 17, 1988.

Book Reviews

Candido, Mariana P. An African Slaving Port and the Atlantic World: Benguela and Its Hinterland (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013). Reviewed in Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies 37:4(2014), 547-548.

Roitman, Jessica Vance. The Same but Different? Inter-cultural Trade and the Sephardim, 1595-1640 (Leiden: Brill, 2011). Reviewed in Journal of Modern Jewish Studies 13:1 (2014), 127-130.

Denzel, Markus A., Jan de Vries & Philipp Robinson Rössner, eds.: Small is Beautiful? Interlopers and Smaller Trading Nations in the Pre-industrial Period (VSWG Beihefte 213) (Steiner, Stuttgart 2011). Reviewed in Vierteljahrschrift für Wirtschaft- und Sozialgeschichte 99 (2012), 392-393.

Koot, Christian J. Empire at the Periphery: British Colonists, Anglo-Dutch Trade, and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1621-1713 (New York: New York University Press, 2011). Reviewed in Annales: Histoire, Sciences sociales 67:2 (2012), 528-530.

Diptee, Audra A. From Africa to Jamaica: The Making of an Atlantic Slave Society, 1775-1807 (Gainesville, Fl.: University Press of Florida, 2010). Reviewed in The Historian (December 2011), 893-894.

Karras, Alan L. Smuggling: Contraband and Corruption in World History (Lanham, UK: Rowman & Littlefield, 2010). Reviewed in Journal of World History 22:2 (June 2011), 375-377.

Bruijn, Iris. Ship's Surgeons of the Dutch East India Company: Commerce and the Progress of Medicine in the Eighteenth Century (Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2009). Reviewed in American Historical Review 115:4 (October 2010), 1231-1232.

Truxes, Thomas M. Defying Empire: Trading with the Enemy in Colonial New York (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2008). Reviewed in Common-Place 9:3.5 (April 2009): http://www.common-place.org/interim/reviews/klooster.shtml

Sicking, Louis. Frontières d'Outre-Mer: La France et les Pays-Bas dans le monde atlantique au XIX
siècle
(Paris: Les Indes savantes, 2006). Reviewed in Hispanic American Historical Review 88:4 (November 2008), 734-735.

Laet, João de. Descrição das Costas do Brasil de João de Laet, 1637: Manuscrito da John Carter Brown Library, Providence, ed. B.N. Teensma (Petrópolis: Kapa Editorial, 2007). Reviewed in Itinerario: International Journal on the History of European Expansion and Global Interaction 31:2 (2007), 221.

Coclanis, Peter, ed. The Atlantic Economy during the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: Organization, Operation, Practice, and Personnel (Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press, 2005). Reviewed in American Historical Review 111:3 (June 2006), 792-793.

Otte, Enrique. Von Bankiers und Kaufleuten, Räten, Reedern und Piraten, Hintermännern und Strohmännern: Aufsätze zur atlantischen Expansion Spaniens (Stuttgart: Steiner, 2004). Reviewed in Hispanic American Historical Review 86:2 (May 2006), 370-371.

Jacobs, Jaap ed. Een pant van ware vrintschap (Leiden: Kopwit, 2004). Reviewed in de Halve Maen: Magazine of the Dutch Colonial Period in America 78:2 (Spring 2005): 17.

Hatfield, April Lee. Atlantic Virginia: Intercolonial Relations in the Seventeenth Century (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004). Reviewed in International Journal of Maritime History 16: 2 (December 2004): 334-335.

Shorto, Russell. The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America (New York: Doubleday, 2004). Reviewed in de Halve Maen: Magazine of the Dutch Colonial Period in America 77:2 (Summer 2004): 35.

Prins, Johanna C., Bettina Brandt, Timothy Stevens, and Thomas F. Shannon, eds., The Low Countries and the New World(s): Travel, Discovery, Early Relations (Lanham, NY: University Press of America, 2000). Reviewed in New West Indian Guide 77: 3-4 (2003): 314-315.

Blom, J.C.H., R.G. Fuks-Mansfeld and I. Schöffer, eds., The History of the Jews in the Netherlands (Oxford, Portland, Oregon: The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization, 2002). Reviewed on H-JUDAIC, May 6, 2003.

Herrero Sánchez, Manuel. El acercamiento hispano-neerlandés (1648-1678) (Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, 2000). Reviewed in Itinerario: European Journal of Overseas History 26:1 (2002): 162-164.

Daalder, Remmelt, Andrea Kieskamp, and Dirk J. Tang, eds., Slaven en schepen: Enkele reis, bestemming onbekend (Leiden: Primavera Pers, Amsterdam: Stichting Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum Amsterdam, 2001). Reviewed in Tijdschrift voor Zeegeschiedenis 21:2 (2002): 186-187.

Birmingham, David. Trade and Empire in the Atlantic, 1400-1600 (London and New York: Routledge, 2000). Reviewed in Tijdschrift voor Zeegeschiedenis 21:1 (2002): 51-52.

O'Brien, Patrick, ed. Urban Achievement in Early Modern Europe: Golden Ages in Antwerp, Amsterdam and London (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001). Reviewed in Business History Review 76:1 (2002): 186-188.

Ratelband, Klaas. Nederlanders in West-Afrika, 1600-1650: Angola, Kongo, São Tomé (Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 2000). Reviewed in Bijdragen en Mededelingen Betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden 116 (2001): 227-229.

Berdan, Frances F. and Patricia Rieff Anawalt, eds., The Essential Codex Mendoza (Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1997). Reviewed in Journal of Early Modern History 4:1 (2000): 130.

Jacobs, Jaap. Een zegenrijk gewest: Nieuw-Nederland in de zeventiende eeuw (Amsterdam: Prometheus, Bert Bakker, 1999). Reviewed in Tijdschrift voor Zeegeschiedenis 19:1 (2000), New York History LXXXI/4 (October 2000): 499-500, and De Halve Maen: Magazine of the Dutch Colonial Period in America 73 (2000): 17.

Faber, Eli. Jews, Slaves, and the Slave Trade: Setting the Record Straight (New York: New York University Press, 1998). Reviewed in William and Mary Quarterly 52:1 (2000): 217-219.

Emmer, Pieter. The Dutch in the Atlantic Economy, 1580-1880: Trade, Slavery and Emancipation (Aldershot: Ashgate, 1998). Reviewed in Journal of Economic History 59:3 (1999): 807-808.

Matson, Cathy. Merchants & Empire: Trading in Colonial New York (Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998). Reviewed in Business History Review 72: 2 (1998): 337-338.

Grahn, Lance. The Political Economy of Smuggling: Regional Informal Economies in Early Bourbon New Granada (Boulder: Westview Press, 1997). Reviewed in Hispanic American Historical Review 78:2 (1998): 337-338.

Heijer, Henk den. Goud, ivoor en slaven: Scheepvaart en handel van de Tweede Westindische Compagnie op Afrika, 1674-1740 (Zutphen: Walburg Pers, 1997). Reviewed in Tijdschrift voor Zeegeschiedenis 17:1 (1998): 60-61.

António Vieira's Sermon against the Dutch Arms (1640): A critical edition, with an introduction and a commentary by Frits Smulders (Frankfurt am Main Peter Lang, 1996). Reviewed in Bijdragen en Mededelingen betreffende de Geschiedenis der Nederlanden 112:3 (1997): 414-415.

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