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A history of Jamaica from its discovery by Christopher Columbus to the year 1872 including an account of its trade and agriculture; sketches of the manners, habits, and customs of all classes of its inhabitants; and a narrative of the progress of religion and education in the island

Author: W J Gardner
Publisher: [London] F. Cass, 1971.
Series: Cass library of West Indian studies, no. 17.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This systematic history of Jamaica was written after the abolition of slavery by a man imbued with a sense of 18th-century liberalism. It is based on public records and archives, and a selection of  Read more...

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History
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Gardner, W.J. (William James), 1825-1874.
History of Jamaica from its discovery by Christopher Columbus to the year 1872.
[London] F. Cass, 1971
(DLC) 77160139
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: W J Gardner
ISBN: 020398823X 9780203988237
OCLC Number: 252971590
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 510 pages) illustrations, map.
Contents: Chapter I THE DISCOVERY --
chapter II SPANISH OCCUPATION --
chapter III THE ABORIGINAL INHABITANTS --
chapter I HISTORICAL EVENTS --
chapter II COMMERCE AND AGRICULTURE --
chapter III RELIGION AND EDUCATION --
chapter IV MANNERS AND CUSTOMS --
chapter I HISTORICAL EVENTS --
chapter II COMMERCE AND AGRICULTURE --
chapter III MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE INHABITANTS --
chapter IV RELIGION AND EDUCATION --
chapter I HISTORICAL EVENTS --
chapter II COMMERCE AND AGRICULTURE --
chapter III RELIGION AND EDUCATION --
chapter IV MANNERS AND CUSTOMS --
chapter I THE FIRST DAYS OF FREEDOM --
chapter II ADMINISTRATION OF SIR CHARLES METCALFE --
chapter III FROM THE RETIREMENT OF SIR CHARLES METCALFE TO THAT OF SIR CHARLES GREY --
chapter IV RESPONSIBLE GOVERNMENT --
chapter V RELIGION, EDUCATION, AND SOCIAL PROGRESS, FROM 1839 TO 1865 --
chapter VI THE OUTBREAK AT ST. THOMAS IN THE EAST --
chapter VII THE ADMINISTRATION OF SIR JOHN PETER GRANT.
Series Title: Cass library of West Indian studies, no. 17.
Responsibility: by W.J. Gardner.

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