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From chattel slaves to wage slaves : the dynamics of labour bargaining in the Americas

Author: Mary Turner
Publisher: Kingston : Ian Randle Publishers ; Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Did emancipation improve the lot of slaves? They were no longer chattels. But was being a wage slave an improvement? This book brings together and compares the experience of slaves in the Caribbean,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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From chattel slaves to wage slaves.
Kingston : Ian Randle Publishers ; Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)604183021
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Turner
ISBN: 0253329728 9780253329721 0253210011 9780253210012 0852557132 9780852557136 0852557124 9780852557129 9768100532 9789768100535
OCLC Number: 32274249
Notes: "This book incorporates findings from a conference held under the auspices of London University's Institutes of Commonwealth and Latin American Studies in May 1991"--Page viii.
Description: x, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Chattel slaves into wage slaves : a Jamaican case study / Mary Turner --
Strategies of slave subsistence : the Jamaican case reconsidered / Richard B. Sheridan --
Slave economic strategies : food, markets and property / Michael Mullin --
'Never on a Sunday?' : slavery & the sabbath in lowcountry Georgia 1750-1830 / Betty Wood --
Work & resistance in the New Republic : the case of the Chesapeake 1770-1820 / Lorena S. Walsh --
Proto-proletarians? Slave wages in the Americas : between slave labour & free labour / O. Nigel Bolland. Negotiating freedom in urban Suriname 1770-1830 / Rosemary Brana-Shute --
Slow and extended abolition : the case of the Bahamas 1800-38 / Howard D. Johnson --
Between slavery and free labour : early experiments with free labour and patterns of slave emancipation in Brazil and Cuba / Lucia Lamounier --
Resistance among Asian plantation workers in Peru 1870-1920 / Michael J. Gonzales --
Worker and the wage in a plantation economy : Trinidad in the late nineteenth century / Kusha Haraksingh. Contested terrains : houses, provision grounds & the reconstitution of labour in post-emancipation Martinique / Dale Tomich --
Post-emancipation protest in Jamaica : the Morant Bay Rebellion 1865 / Gad Heuman --
Pursuit of 'higher wages' & 'perfect personal freedom' : St. Kitts-Nevis 1836-1956 / Glen Richards.
Responsibility: edited by Mary Turner.

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