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Caribbean slavery in the Atlantic world : a student reader

Caribbean slavery in the Atlantic world : a student reader

Author: Hilary Beckles; Verene Shepherd
Publisher: Kingston [Jamaica] : Ian Randle ; Oxford : James Currey ; Princeton : Marcus Weiner, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
For abstracts see: Caribbean Abstracts, no. 11, 1999-2000 (2001); p. 103.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Caribbean slavery in the Atlantic world.
Kingston, [Jamaica] : Ian Randle ; Oxford : James Currey ; Princeton : Marcus Weiner, 2000
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Beckles; Verene Shepherd
ISBN: 1558761853 9768123613 9789768123619 9781558761858 0852557671 9780852557679
OCLC Number: 42454379
Notes: "This is a revised and expanded edition of the work previously published as Caribbean slave society and economy"--Title page verso.
Description: xix, 1120 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Atlantic slavery project --
Indigenous peoples: conquest, resistance and representation --
Imperialism and colonial slavery --
Servitude, slavery and new economic orders --
Slavery, finance and trade --
Work culture of the enslaved --
Slavery and capitalist globalization --
Race, class, colour and the power order --
Sex, race and the gender order --
Subaltern autonomy: social and economic culture --
Deadly business: mortality, health, nutrition and the crisis of social reproduction --
Rejecting slavery: blacks speak back --
Caribbean wars: marronage and rebellion --
Haitian revolution --
Rebel womeN;anti-slavery feminist vanguard --
Capitalism ideology and emancipation processes.
Other Titles: Caribbean slave society and economy.
Responsibility: [edited by] Verene A. Shepherd, Hilary McD. Beckles.


A completely revised and expanded version of Caribbean Slave Society and Economy which has become a standard text in colleges and universities on both sides of the Atlantic. This new volume is made  Read more...


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