Resource Guides

  • Environmental Studies Guide
    As the effects of climate change loom ever larger in our present and future, casting an eye back through time to view how early modern and early American peoples interacted with the natural world can be fruitful. Indeed, ever since historian William Cronon published his path breaking work, Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England, in 1983, scholars have been examining how Indigenous, African, and…
  • Atlantic & Global Connections Resource Guide
    Early Americans were intrinsically linked to global networks of commerce, information exchange, and migration that extended around the Atlantic world–including Europe, Africa, the Caribbean, and Central and South America–and to the Pacific Rim and Asia. Events or circumstances in one location, or on one continent, shaped and were shaped by those in others. The articles in this resource guide were chosen for keywords related to transatlantic cultures, and African and…