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The colonial Caribbean : landscapes of power in the plantation system

Author: James A Delle
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Series: Case studies in early societies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Colonial Caribbean is an archaeological analysis of the Jamaican plantation system at the turn of the nineteenth century. Focused specifically on coffee plantation landscapes and framed by Marxist theory, the analysis considers plantation landscapes using a multiscalar approach to landscape archaeology. James A. Delle considers spatial phenomena ranging from the diachronic settlement pattern of the island as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James A Delle
ISBN: 9780521767705 0521767709 9780521744331 0521744334
OCLC Number: 890623699
Description: xv, 265 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Contents: Landscapes of power in the colonial Caribbean --
His Majesty's island : the colonial world of plantation Jamaica --
The plantation mode of production --
A class for itself : regional landscapes of the planter class --
Contradictions and dialectics : village landscapes of the enslaved --
Dialectics and social change : plantation landscapes after slavery --
Plantation landscapes in comparative perspective --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Case studies in early societies.
Other Titles: Landscapes of power in the plantation system
Responsibility: James A. Delle, Kutztown University of Pennsylvania.
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