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Title Slavery, freedom and gender : the dynamics of Caribbean society / edited by Brian L. Moore [and others]
Published Kingston, Jamaica : University of the West Indies Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 297 pages) : 1 portrait
Contents Slavery and the rise of capitalism / Joseph E. Inikori -- Africa in the making of the Caribbean : the formative years / Colin A. Palmer -- The invention of slave society / B.W. Higman -- Slavery and the transformation of society in Cuba, 1511-1760 / Franklin W. Knight -- Planters, farmers and gardeners in eighteenth-century Jamaica / Douglas Hall -- The post-slavery labour problem revisited / Woodville K. Marshall -- Liberated Africans in nineteenth-century Guyana / Monica Schuler -- Women and resistance : "herstory" in contemporary Caribbean history / Blanca G. Silvestrini -- Women field workers in Jamaica during slavery / Lucille Mathurin Mair -- Freeing slavery : gender paradigms in the social history of Caribbean slavery / Hilary McD. Beckles -- Gendered testimony : autobiographies, diaries and letters by women as sources for Caribbean history / Bridget Brereton -- Unspeakable things unspoken : ghosts and memories in the narratives of African American women / Elizabeth Fox-Genovese -- Our debt to history / Rex Nettleford
Notes Thirteen of the Elsa Goveia lectures, delivered between 1987 and 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Freedmen -- West Indies.
Slavery -- West Indies -- History.
Slaves -- Emancipation -- West Indies.
Women slaves -- West Indies -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Moore, Brian L., 1948-
ISBN 1435632168 (electronic bk.)
9781435632165 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Dynamics of Caribbean society