Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World / Edition 1

Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World / Edition 1

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by Trevor Burnard
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807855251

ISBN-13: 9780807855256

Pub. Date: 05/24/2004

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press

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Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World

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ISBN-13:
9780807855256
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
05/24/2004
Edition description:
1
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
984,535
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1The gray zone : an introduction to Thomas Thistlewood and his diaries1
2Mastery and competency : Thistlewood earns a living37
3Cowskin heroes : Thistlewood, slavery, and white egalitarianism69
4In the scientific manner : Thistlewood and the practical enlightenment in a slavery regime101
5Weapons of the strong and responses of the weak : Thistlewood's war with his slaves137
6Cooperation and contestation, intimacy and distance : Thistlewood and his male slaves175
7Adaptation, accomodation, and resistance : Thistlewood's slave women and their responses to enslavement209
8The life and times of Thomas Thistlewood, esquire : gardener and slave owner241
Notes273
Index313

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