Slaveholders in Jamaica

Slaveholders in Jamaica
Author : Christer Petley
Publisher : Routledge
Total Pages : 224
Release : 2015-10-06
ISBN 10 : 9781317313939
ISBN 13 : 1317313933
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Slaveholders in Jamaica Book Description:

Explores the social composition of the Jamaican slaveholding class during the era of the British campaign to end slavery, looking at their efforts to maintain control over local society and considering how their economic, cultural and military dependency on the colonial metropole meant that they were unable to avert the ending of British slavery.

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