By Johan Lund Heinsen
Arguing that the mutiny at the Merman used to be knowledgeable by means of tales and hearsay that circulated on each side of the Atlantic and echoed at the reduce deck of the send itself, Johan Heinsen explores the function of such tales within the social worlds of early sleek colonialism. He argues that websites akin to ships, colonies or even prisons resonated with phrases, paying specific awareness to how such storytelling created bonds and enabled motion. In making the purpose that historians should still pay cautious cognizance to the facility of the phrases of colonial and maritime reduce classification matters, Heinsen attracts on related instances around the early glossy seas.
Heinsen's learn brings the Danish Empire to a brand new Anglophone viewers, increasing our wisdom of the Atlantic global. It brings a desirable new standpoint to themes comparable to the background of penal transportation, coerced labour and historiographies of storytelling and hearsay, making it an incredible booklet for college kids and students of Atlantic, maritime, imperial and worldwide labour history.
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