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Working slavery, pricing freedom : perspectives from the Caribbean, Africa and the African diaspora

Author: Verene Shepherd
Publisher: New York : Palgrave, 2002.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Verene Shepherd
ISBN: 0312293623 9780312293628 0312293631 9780312293635
OCLC Number: 47002262
Description: xxii, 538 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
Contents: 'The wickedest city in the world' : Port Royal, commercial hub of the seventeenth-century Caribbean / Nuala Zahedieh --
Slavery and cotton culture in the Bahamas / Gail Saunders --
Loyalists mainly to themselves : the 'Black Loyalist' diaspora to the Bahamas, 1783-c.1820 / Michael Craton --
Lineage slavery at New Calabar, Eastern Niger Delta, 1850-1950 : a reassessment / Waibinte Wariboko --
Innovations in sugar-cane mill technology in Jamaica, 1760-1830 / Veront Satchell --
Planting and processing techniques on Jamaican coffee plantations during slavery / Kathleen E.A. Monteith --
'A matron in rank, a prostitute in manners' : the Manning divorce of 1741 and class, gender, race and the law in eighteenth-century Jamaica / Trevor Burnard --
Land, labour and social status : non-sugar producers in Jamaica in slavery and freedom / Verene A. Shepherd --
Resistance and rebellion of African captives in the transatlantic slave trade before becoming seasoned labourers in the British Caribbean, 1690-1807 / Richard Sheridan --
'Deportees in Nova Scotia' : the Jamaican Maroons, 1796-1800 / Allister Hinds --
'War dances' : slave leisure and anti-slavery in the British-colonised Caribbean / Hilary McD. Beckles --
'The 11 o'clock flog' : women, work and labour law in the British Caribbean / Mary Turner --
Pricing freedom : evaluating the costs of emancipation and of manumission / Stanley Engerman --
Black and White : slaves, slavery and British society, 1600-1807 / Jim Walvin --
'The hundredth year of our emancipation' : the dialectics of resistance in slavery and freedom / O. Nigel Bolland --
The 'Other Middle Passage?' Nineteenth-century bonded labour migration and the legacy of the slavery debate in the British-colonised Caribbean / Verene Shepherd --
Ethnicity and economic behaviour in nineteenth-century Guyana / Brian L. Moore --
'Young woman from the country' : a profile of domestic servants in Jamaica, 1920-1970 / Michele Johnson --
'Restrictions and freedoms for women in northern Cameroons to 1961 : an examination of the liberating influences' / Richard Goodridge --
Politics at the 'grassroots' in free Jamaica : St James 1838-1865 / Swithin Wilmot --
'A brave and loyal people' : the role of the Maroons in the Morant Bay rebellion in 1865 / Joy Lumsden --
Dominican plantations and land tenure in the Dominican Republic, 1900-1916 / Patrick Bryan --
Race, labour and politics in Jamaica and St Kitts, 1909-1940 : a comparative survey of the roles of the National Club of Jamaica and the Workers League of St Kitts / Glen Richards.
Responsibility: edited by Verene A. Shepherd.
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