Christian J. Koot

 

Towson University

History Department

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Christian J. Koot

Associate Professor of History

Director of American Studies

 

E-Mail: ckoot@towson.edu

Telephone: 410-409-3934

Office: LA 4220

 

Mailing Address:

History Department

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD

21252-0001

                               

   The Jamaica Wine House, The City, London.  17th Century London's First Coffee House,

Castello Plan of New Amsterdam, 1660

Research Interests:

Colonial America, the History of the Atlantic World, Caribbean History, and Economic History

 

Courses

 

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

 

Towson Seminar: Let's Go to the Mall: A History of Shopping in America

 

 

Curriculum Vitae

 

Education

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

 

 

Publications

Book

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.

Articles

"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.

 

 

Barbados

 

Antigua, English Harbour