Slaveholders in Jamaica: Colonial Society and Culture during the Era of Abolition

Slaveholders in Jamaica: Colonial Society and Culture during the Era of Abolition

by Christer Petley

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Overview

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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ISBN-13: 9781138663794
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/21/2016
Series: Empires in Perspective
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.19(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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