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The New Urban Atlantic, a series published by Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, brings together urban studies, Atlantic studies, and hemispheric studies through a multi-disciplinary lens. Of major concern is the evolution of the Atlantic world: distinct from the nation state mentality, the Atlantic world has been from the start a fluid entity comprising multiple Atlantic systems that have always connected internationally but have often also extended globally. The entire Atlantic rim, the artics, and Atlantic islands are of interest, with particular attention given to work that stresses connections between cultures and continents. Aiming at a broad historical scope from the early, pre-urban Atlantic period through to the present (sixteenth to twenty-first centuries), the series will highlight: indigenous accommodations and adaptations of Western belief systems and socio-economic practices; Western adaptations of native botanical specimens and cultural products; the international effects of adaptations of indigenous cultural elements; and inter-racial exchanges and accommodations. The overarching focus is on contributions to the evolving Atlantic identity in its urban setting as a new cultural product and to the changing nature of Atlantic systems, while books in the series will draw on the interdisciplinary methodology of cultural history. The New Urban Atlantic series will target multi-disciplinary work in cultural, urban, Africana, and indigenous studies; ecology and environmental studies; archaeology and anthropology; and various histories—maritime, trade, art, literary, architecture, climate, culinary, public sphere, and civility. Books resulting from collaborations with cultural and historical museums, archival libraries, as well as collaborative multi-disciplinary efforts also fall within the series purview.