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British capitalism and Caribbean slavery : the legacy of Eric Williams

Author: Barbara L Solow; Stanley L Engerman
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
Series: Studies in interdisciplinary history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays explore the relationship between Great Britain and her plantation slave colonies in the Caribbean.

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
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Named Person: Eric Eustace Williams; Eric Eustace Williams
Material Type: Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara L Solow; Stanley L Engerman
ISBN: 0521334780 9780521334785
OCLC Number: 15018951
Notes: Papers originally presented at the Rockefeller Study and Conference Center at Bellagio, Italy, May 21-25, 1984.
Description: x, 345 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: British capitalism and Caribbean slavery : the legacy of Eric Williams : an introduction / Barbara L. Solow and Stanley L. Engerman --
Race and slavery : considerations on the Williams thesis / William A. Green --
Capitalism and slavery in the exceedingly long run / Barbara L. Solow --
Slavery and the development of industrial capitalism in England / Joseph E. Inikori --
The slave trade, sugar, and British economic growth, 1748-1776 / David Richardson --
The American Revolution and the British West Indies' economy / Selwyn H.H. Carrington --
"Dreadful idlers" in the cane fields : the slave labor pattern on a Jamaican sugar estate, 1762-1831 / Richard S. Dunn --
Paradigms tossed : capitalism and the political sources of abolition / Seymour Drescher. Capitalism, abolitionism, and hegemony / David Brion Davis --
Eric Williams and abolition : the birth of a new orthodoxy / Howard Temperley --
What and who to whom and what : the significance of slave resistance / Michael Craton --
Capitalism and slavery on the Islands : a lesson from the mainland / Gavin Wright --
"The Williams effect" : Eric Williams's Capitalism and slavery and the growth of West Indian political economy / Hilary McD. Beckles --
Eric Williams and Capitalism and slavery : a biographical and historiographical essay / Richard B. Sheridan.
Series Title: Studies in interdisciplinary history.
Responsibility: [edited by] Barbara L. Solow, Stanley L. Engerman.
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