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Jamaica ladies : female slaveholders and the creation of Britain's Atlantic empire

Author: Christine Walker
Publisher: Williamsburg, Virginia Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Chapel Hill University of North Carolina Press [2020] [2020]
Dissertation: Dissertation.
Edition/Format:   Thesis/dissertation : Thesis/dissertation : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Jamaica Ladies' is the first systematic study of the free and freed women of European, Euro-African, and African descent who perpetuated chattel slavery and reaped its profits in the British Empire. Their actions helped transform Jamaica into the wealthiest slaveholding colony in the Anglo-Atlantic world. Starting in the 1670s, a surprisingly large and diverse group of women helped secure English control of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Hochschulschrift
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Christine Walker
ISBN: 9781469658797 1469658798 9781469655260 1469655268
OCLC Number: 1220878494
Description: x, 317 Seiten : Illustrationen, Karten ; 24 cm
Contents: Port Royal --
Kingston --
Plantations --
Inheritance bequests --
Nonmarital intimacies --
Manumissions.
Responsibility: Christine Walker.

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Offers the first systematic study of the free and freed women of European, Euro-African, and African descent who perpetuated chattel slavery and reaped its profits in the British Empire. Their  Read more...

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