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Author Browne, Randy M., author

Title Surviving slavery in the British Caribbean / Randy M. Browne
Published Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (279 pages)
Series Early American studies
Early American studies.
Contents Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Slavery and Empire on the Wild Coast -- ch. 2 Challenging the "Right of a Master to Punish" -- ch. 3 Slave Drivers' World -- ch. 4 Marital Discord and Domestic Struggles -- ch. 5 Spiritual Power and the "Bad Business" of Obeah -- ch. 6 Moral Economy of Survival
Summary Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean depicts the human drama in which enslaved Africans struggled against their enslavers and environment, and one another. The book reorients Atlantic slavery studies by revealing how social relationships, cultural practices, and political strategies reflected an unrelenting fight to survive
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Slavery -- Law and legislation -- Guyana -- Berbice -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Caribbean, English-speaking -- History -- 19th century.
Slavery -- Social aspects -- Guyana -- Berbice -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Guyana -- Berbice -- History -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Guyana -- Berbice -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Slaves -- Guyana -- Berbice -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Survival -- Guyana -- Berbice -- History -- 19th century.
Violence -- Guyana -- Berbice -- History -- 19th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0812294270 (electronic bk.)
9780812294279 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)
(hardcover ;) (alk. paper)