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Author Powers, David M., author

Title From plantation to paradise? : cultural politics and musical theatre in French slave colonies, 1764-1789 / David M. Powers
Published East Lansing, Michigan : Michigan State University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (273 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1 Establishment of Colonial Hierarchy -- ch. 2 Politics and Power -- ch. 3 Colonial Society at the Theatre -- ch. 4 Introducing the Stars -- ch. 5 Breaking through the Barrier -- ch. 6 The Escape from Reality Continues -- ch. 7 Finale: The Beginning of the End
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Musical theater -- West Indies, French -- History -- 18th century.
Theater and society -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Theater and society -- West Indies, French -- History -- 18th century.
West Indies, French -- Social life and customs -- 18th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1609174100 (electronic bk.)
1611861209 (paperback;) (alk. paper)
9781609174101 (electronic bk.)
9781611861204 (paperback;) (alk. paper)