Transatlantic History: Locating and Naming an Emergent Field of Study

  • Kenyon Zimmer University of Texas at Arlington


In his conclusion to the third volume of Traversea, Kenyon Zimmer shares his thoughts on the emergent field of Transatlantic History.

Author Biography

Kenyon Zimmer, University of Texas at Arlington
Kenyon Zimmer is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of Texas at Arlington. His research focuses on migration and radicalism, and has appeared in the journal Labor: Studies in Working-Class History of the America, The International Encyclopedia of Revolution and Protest, 1500-Present (Blackwell, 2010), and The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration (Wiley-Blackwell, 2014). He is coauthor (with Mario Gianfrate) of Michele Centrone, tra vecchio e nuovo mondo: Anarchici Pugliesi in difesa della libertá spagnola (SUMA Editore, 2012) and co-editor (with Patryk Babiracki) of Cold War Crossings: International Travel and Exchange across the Soviet Bloc, 1940s-1960s (Texas A&M Press, 2014). His book Immigrants against the State: Yiddish and Italian Anarchism in America, 1885-1940 is forthcoming from the University of Illinois Press.