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West Indies accounts : essays on the history of the British Caribbean and the Atlantic economy in honour of Richard Sheridan

Author: Richard B Sheridan; Roderick A McDonald; Association of Caribbean Historians. Conference
Publisher: Kingston, Jamaica : Press, University of the West Indies, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Collection of essays written by former students, colleagues, and friends to honor a preeminent economic historian of the Caribbean. Covering period 1650-1850, essays encompass a broad range of topics, with major focus on various aspects of slavery and imperial relations during those years. Excellent introductory essay on Sheridan's contributions to Caribbean economic history. Extremely useful"--Handbook of Latin  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard B Sheridan; Roderick A McDonald; Association of Caribbean Historians. Conference
ISBN: 9766400229 9789766400224
OCLC Number: 35620522
Notes: Proceedings of the 25th Annual Conference of the Association of Caribbean Historians held at the Mona campus of the University of the West Indies, March 1993, to celebrate the retirement of Richard B. Sheridan.
Description: xvi, 388 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Richard B. Sheridan: the making of a Caribbean economic historian / Howard Johnson --
The capture of Blue Dove, 1664: policy, profits, and protection in early English Jamaica / Naula Zahedieh --
The Taylor manuscript and seventeeth-century Jamaica / David Buisseret --
English Quaker merchants and war at sea, 1689-1783 / Jacob M. Price --
Edward Trelawny's "Grand Elixir": metropolitan weakness and constitutional reform in the mid-eighteenth-century British empire / Jack P. Greene --
Botanical and horticultural enterprise in eighteenth-century Jamaica / Douglas Hall --
The West India interest and the crisis of Amerincan independence / Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy --
The United States and the British West Indian trade, 1783-1807 / Selwyn H.H. Carrington --
Property rights in pleasure: the marketing of slave women's sexuality in the West Indies / Hilary McD. Beckles --
The story of two Jamaican slaves: Sarah Affir and Robert McAlpine of Mesopolitan Estate / Richard S. Dunn --
Patterns of exchange within a plantation economy: Jamaica at the time of emancipation / B.W. Higman --
Planter profits and slave rewards: amelioration reconsidered / Mary Turner --
Abolition and emancipation: Williams, Drescher, and the continuing debate / Walter Minchinton --
The ambivalences of indepedency: the transition out of slavery in the Bahamas, c. 1800-1850 / Michael Craton --
The land and labour problem at the time of the legal emancipation of the British West Indian slaves / Stanley L. Engerman --
Urban crime and social control in St. Vincent during the apprenticeship / Roderick A. McDonald --
"Repression is not a policy": Sydney Olivier on the West Indies and Africa / Richard A. Lobdell.
Other Titles: Essays on the history of the British Caribbean and the Atlantic economy in honour of Richard Sheridan
Responsibility: edited by Roderick A. McDonald.

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