Jamaica in Slavery and Freedom: History, Heritage and Culture

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789766401085
  • Publisher: University of the West Indies Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 320
  • Lexile: 1520L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 6.16 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Table of Contents

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Ch. 1 Some Primary Sources for the Study of Jamaican History: An Introduction to the Microform Collection of the University of the West Indies Library at Mona 3
Ch. 2 "Stories" and "Histories" in Late-Seventeenth-Century Jamaica 25
Ch. 3 Early Post-Emancipation Jamaica: The Historiography of Plantation Culture, 1834-1865 52
Ch. 4 Not a Place for Whites? Demographic Failure and Settlement in Comparative Context: Jamaica, 1655-1780 73
Ch. 5 The Character of African-Jamaican Culture 89
Ch. 6 Captured Shadows, Tongue-Tied Witnesses, "Compellants" and the Courts: Obya and Social Control 115
Ch. 7 Celebrating Christmas in Jamaica, 1865-1920: From Creole Carnival to "Civilized" Convention 144
Ch. 8 The Jamaican Bungalow: Whose Language? 179
Ch. 9 Museum Representation of the Taino and Cultural Power in the Columbian Quincentenary 194
Ch. 10 "The Grand Mart of the Island": The Economic Function of Kingston, Jamaica in the Mid-Eighteenth Century 225
Ch. 11 Steam for Sugar-Cane Milling: The Diffusion of the Boulton and Watt Stationary Steam Engine to the Jamaican Sugar Industry, 1809-1830 242
Ch. 12 The Labour Regimen on Jamaican Coffee Plantations during Slavery 259
Ch. 13 The Afro-Jamaican and the Internal Marketing System: Kingston, 1780-1834 274
Ch. 14 "To Begin the World Again": Responses to Emancipation at Friendship and Greenwich Estate, Jamaica 291
Ch. 15 From Bondage to Political Office: Blacks and Vestry Politics in Two Jamaican Parishes, Kingston and St. David, 1831-1865 307
Ch. 16 Land Settlement in Jamaica, 1923-1949 324
Ch. 17 Race, Class and Labour Politics in Colonial Jamaica, 1900-1934 340
Ch. 18 Nationalism and Jamaican Political Thought 363
Contributors 388
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