Chapter 8. Atlantic Trade

  1. Wyn Kelley
  1. Hester Blum

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch8

A Companion to Herman Melville

A Companion to Herman Melville

How to Cite

Blum, H. (2006) Atlantic Trade, in A Companion to Herman Melville (ed W. Kelley), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996782.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122313

Online ISBN: 9780470996782

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Keywords:

  • human race;
  • universal republic;
  • french national assembly;
  • atlantic world;
  • ethnic variety

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Israel Potter and the Tides of the Atlantic

  • “Benito Cereno” and the Specter of the Atlantic

  • Billy Budd and the Rights of Man

  • Coda: Redburn and the Wealth of Nations