Scandinavian Colonialism and the Rise of Modernity

Small Time Agents in a Global Arena

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-6201-9 (Print) 978-1-4614-6202-6 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

  2. Charting Scandinavian Colonialism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-16

      Introduction: Situating Scandinavian Colonialism

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      Pages 17-36

      Colonialism and Swedish History: Unthinkable Connections?

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      Pages 37-52

      Black on White: Danish Colonialism, Iceland and the Caribbean

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      Pages 53-67

      From Gammelbo Bruk to Calabar: Swedish Iron in an Expanding Atlantic Economy

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      Pages 69-86

      Heritage Tourism in Tranquebar: Colonial Nostalgia or Postcolonial Encounter?

  3. Colonizing the North

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 87-87

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      Pages 89-104

      Icelandic Archaeology and the Ambiguities of Colonialism

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      Pages 105-129

      Circumventing Colonial Policies: Consumption and Family Life as Social Practices in the Early Nineteenth-Century Disko Bay

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      Pages 131-146

      Colonial Encounter in Early Modern Sápmi

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      Pages 147-165

      Materialities on the Move: Identity and Material Culture Among the Forest Finns in Seventeenth-Century Sweden and America

  4. Venturing Into the World: Scandinavian Colonies in America, Africa and Asia

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 167-167

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      Pages 169-187

      Sweden in the Delaware Valley: Everyday Life and Material Culture in New Sweden

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      Pages 189-207

      Borderland in the Middle: The Delaware Colony on the Atlantic Coast

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      Pages 209-227

      There and Back Again: A Study of Travelling Material Culture in New and Old Sweden

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      Pages 229-242

      Sweden and the Atlantic: The Dynamism of Sweden’s Colonial Projects in the Eighteenth Century

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      Pages 243-260

      The Danish Gold Coast as a Multinational and Entangled Space, c. 1700–1850

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      Pages 261-274

      The 1733 Slave Revolt on the Island of St. John: Continuity and Change from Africa to the Americas

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      Pages 275-293

      Networked Interaction: Archaeological Exploration of Walled and Terraced House Compounds in the Danish Colonial Port Town of Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas

  5. Post Scriptum: Reflections

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 295-295

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      Pages 297-305

      Insinuations: Framing a New Understanding of Colonialism

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      Pages 307-319

      Colonial Encounters of the Nordic Kind

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 321-327