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

1st Edition

Christer Petley

Published January 21, 2016
Reference - 224 Pages
ISBN 9781138663794 - CAT# Y230072
Series: Empires in Perspective

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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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