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The company's island : St Helena, company colonies and the colonial endeavour

Author: Stephen A Royle
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the U.S.A. by Palgrave, 2007.
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In St Helena, when the East India Company had to establish a society the civilian population rebelled, the garrison mutinied, assassinating the governor, and a rebellion by black slaves was savagely  Read more...

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Royle, Stephen A. (Stephen Arthur).
Company's island.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : Distributed in the U.S.A. by Palgrave, 2007
(OCoLC)170039473
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen A Royle
ISBN: 9781435691391 1435691393
OCLC Number: 503445667
Description: 1 online resource (227 p.) : ill., maps.
Contents: Trading companies and the colonial endeavor --
'The Honourable English East India Company Doe Take Possession of the Island and with Drum and Trumpett Proclaim the Same': St Helena and the East India Company --
'Carry Free Planters to St Helena (If Any are Willing to Go)': Peopling the Company Colony --
'Uncivil Actions, Attempting to Breach Her Chastity and Being Guilty of Horrible Swearing': Law and Morality on St Helena --
'You May Kiss There': Gender Relations on St Helena --
'Ye Assistance and Labour of Negoes': Slavery on St Helena --
'Tending Even to Sedition': Resistance, Riot and Rebellion --
'I Bestowed a Broadside on Them': Defence and the Imperial Imperative --
'The Duties and Obligations Inherent in the Exercise of Sovereignty Cannot Be Borne By a Private Company': The Failure of Company Colonies --
'Exhortation, Admonition or Reproof': Sources for the Study of Early St Helena --
St Helena Timetable --
Tables.
Responsibility: Stephen Royle.

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