UNESCO General History of the Caribbean: v. 3 General History of the Caribbean Slave Societies of the Caribbean (General History of the Caribbean S)

UNESCO General History of the Caribbean: v. 3 General History of the Caribbean Slave Societies of the Caribbean (General History of the Caribbean S)

By: Franklin W. Knight (editor)Paperback

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This volume looks at various aspects of slave societies in the Caribbean from the 17th century to the 19th century. It covers the growth of the slave system, the slave economies and social structure, political control, forms of resistance, and creolization and religious beliefs.

Contents

The slave trade, African slaves and the demography of the Caribbean to 1750, Colin A. Palmer; the demographic structure of the Caribbean slave societies in the 18th and 19th centuries, Stanley L. Engerman and B.W. Higman; the slave economies of the Caribbean - structure, performance, evolution and structure, David Eltis; the social structure of the slave societies in the Caribbean, Gad Heuman; maroon communities in the circum-Caribbean, Silvia W. de Groot et al; social and political control in slave society, Hiliary Beckles; forms of resistance to slavery, Michael Craton; pluralism, creolization and culture, Franklin W. Knight; religious beliefs, Mary Turner; the disintegration of the Caribbean slave systems 1789-1886, Franklin W. Knight.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780333656051
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780333656051
  • weight: 714
  • ISBN10: 0333656059

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