By Laura Jarnagin

A Confluence of Transatlantic Network demonstrates how parts of interconnected trust-based kinship, company, and ideational transatlantic networks advanced over approximately a century and a part and at last converged to engender, advertise, and facilitate the migration of southern elites to Brazil within the post–Civil battle period. putting that migration within the context of the Atlantic international sharpens our knowing of the transborder dynamic of such mainstream nineteenth-century ancient currents as foreign trade, liberalism, Protestantism, and Freemasonry. The manifestation of those transatlantic forces as present in Brazil at midcentury supplied disaffected Confederates with a propitious setting within which to attempt to re-create a adored lifestyle.

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