Christian J. Koot
(American Historical Association)
(An on-line journal of early America)
Christian J. Koot
Associate Professor of History
Director of American Studies
Office: LA 4220
8000 York Road
The Jamaica Wine House, The City, London. 17th Century London's First Coffee House,
Castello Plan of New Amsterdam, 1660
Colonial America, the History of the Atlantic World, Caribbean History, and Economic History
Amst 201: Introduction to American Studies
Hist 145: The History of the US to the Mid-19th Century
Hist 300: Introduction to Historical Study
Hist 345: Colonial America
Hist 346: Revolutionary America
Hist 362: Makers, Buyers, Users: The History of the American Economy, 1500-Present
Hist 486: Senior Capstone: Thomas Jefferson and His World
Towson Seminar: Let's Go to the Mall: A History of Shopping in America
University of Delaware, History Department, 1999-2005
Ph.D., History, 2005 (Advisor, Cathy Matson)
M.A., History, 2001
University of Virginia, 1995-1999
B.A., History and Economics, 1999
Mapping Empire: Augustine Herrman's Chesapeake (under contract with NYU Press)
Empire at the Periphery: British Colonists, Anglo-Dutch Trade, and the Development of the British Atlantic, 1621-1713. Early American Places Book Series. New York University Press, 2011.
"Smuggling in Early America," Oxford Research Encyclopedia: American History. In production.
"Anglo-Dutch Trade in the Chesapeake and the British Caribbean, 1621-1733," in Gert Oostindie & Jessica Roitman, ed., Dutch Atlantic Connections, 1680-1800: Networks and Nodal Points. Leiden: Brill, 2014, 72-102.
"The Merchant, the Map and the Empire: Augustine Herrman's Chesapeake and Cross-National Trade, 1644-1673," The William and Mary Quarterly, 62, 4 (October 2010), 603-44.
"A 'Dangerous Principle': Free Trade Discourses in Barbados and the English Leeward Islands, 1650-1689," Early American Studies, 5, 1 (Spring 2007), 132-63.
"Constructing the Empire: English Governors and Inter-Imperial Trade in New York and the Leeward Islands, 1621-1689," Itinerario, 31, 1 (2007), 35-60.
"An Adaptive Presence: the Dutch role in the English Caribbean before and after the 'fall' of Dutch Brazil," De Halve Maen: Journal of the Holland Society of New York, 78, 4 (Winter 2005), 69-76.
Antigua, English Harbour