Philip Morgan

Philip Morgan

Philip Morgan is the Harry C. Black Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University. His Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry (1998) won the Bancroft, Beveridge, and Frederick Douglass Prizes. He is a coeditor, most recently, of the Oxford Handbook of the Atlantic World, 1450-1850 (2011). His other recent works include Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age (2006), Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500-1800 (2009), Atlantic History: A Critical Appraisal (2009), and African American Life in the Georgia Lowcountry: The Atlantic World and the Gullah Geechee (2010). He is working at the interface of Caribbean and North American history in the early modern era.

Lectures

  • A Tale of Two Hamiltons: North American and Caribbean Connections
  • African American Life in Early Georgia
  • Black Patriots in Maryland during the Revolutionary War
  • Black Sailors in the Early Modern Atlantic World
  • Caribbean and North American Linkages in the Early Modern Era
  • The World of Books and the World of Slavery: A Jamaican Case Study
  • York: The Slave on the Lewis and Clark Expedition