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Simplicity, equality, and slavery : an archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740-1780

Author: John M Chenoweth
Publisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 2017. ©2017
Series: Ripley P. Bullen series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author uses archaeological and archival information to reveal the everyday life of this group of Quakers residing in the British Virgin Islands between 1741 and 1763. He traces this discreet group of mostly poor, white planters settled on Tortola in the community of Little Jost van Dyke from the earliest documented appearance in the 1740 records, through the final census--which showed only five enslaved  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Ressources Internet
History
Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Chenoweth, John M.
Simplicity, equality, and slavery.
Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 2017
(DLC) 2016049595
(OCoLC)959592420
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John M Chenoweth
ISBN: 9781683400165 168340016X 9781683400288 1683400283
OCLC Number: 1039065597
Description: 1 ressource en ligne.
Contents: Introduction: "In the bowels of Our Lord" --
Contexts : the history and archaeology of the British Virgin Islands and their Meeting --
"Two plantations" on the plantation : simplicity, wealth, and status --
"Furnished with convenience for a meeting house" : simplicity and meetinghouses --
Peace and weaponry on BVI Quaker sites --
Discipline, community, and conformity --
Equality, race, and slavery in BVI communities --
Reconsidering simplicity, equality, peace, and the end of the Meeting.
Series Title: Ripley P. Bullen series.
Responsibility: John M. Chenoweth.

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Inspired by the Quaker ideals of simplicity, equality, and peace, a group of white planters formed a community in the British Virgin Islands during the eighteenth century. Yet they lived in a slave  Read more...

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"Well illustrated with an array of useful maps, site images and historical sketches. . . . A fascinating study that augments the complex narrative of Quakerism in the Caribbean."--Quaker Studies

 
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