Brett Rushforth: "How French was the Early Modern Atlantic World (and How Atlantic was Early Modern France)?"


Location: 119 DeBartolo

Brett Rushforth is Assistant Professor of history at the University of Oregon and Book Review Editor of the William and Mary Quarterly. He is the co-editor, with Paul Mapp, of Colonial North America and the Atlantic World: A History in Documents, and the author of Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France, which was awarded the Merle Curti prize in social history by the Organization of American historians. He is currently writing, with Christopher Hodson, a history of the French Atlantic world titled Discovering Empire: France and the Atlantic World from the Age of Discovery to the Age of Revolutions.