Creolization, the process of cultural interchange - in this case, between peoples of the continents bordering the Atlantic Ocean - is an important aspect of the American experience. Focusing on diverse settings and different aspects of culture, this work examines the process of creolization.
David Buisseret, who received his Ph.D. from Cambridge University, is professor of history at the University of Texas at Arlington, where he holds the Jenkins and Virginia Garrett Endowed Chair in Southwestern Studies and the History of Cartography. He has published widely on West Indian and transatlantic history. Steven G. Reinhardt, associate professor of history at the University of Texas at Arlington, was formerly curator of French manuscripts at the Louisiana State Museum. He edited the exhibition catalogue The Sun King: Louis XIV and the New World and is the author of Justice in the Sarladais, 1770-1790.
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