The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, 1783-1816: A Mathematical and Demographic Enquiry

The Plantation Slaves of Trinidad, 1783-1816: A Mathematical and Demographic Enquiry

by A. Meredith John
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521361664

ISBN-13: 9780521361668

Pub. Date: 01/01/1989

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study of the slave population of Trinidad is based on the Trinidadian slave registrations of 1813, 1815, and 1816, when the Registrar of Slaves recorded information on 17,087 plantation slaves. The principal goal of the study is to draw plausible upper and lower bounds on the levels of plantation slave mortality and fertility in Trinidad in the early nineteenth

Overview

This study of the slave population of Trinidad is based on the Trinidadian slave registrations of 1813, 1815, and 1816, when the Registrar of Slaves recorded information on 17,087 plantation slaves. The principal goal of the study is to draw plausible upper and lower bounds on the levels of plantation slave mortality and fertility in Trinidad in the early nineteenth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521361668
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/01/1989
Edition description:
Hardcover Edition
Pages:
276
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of tables; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Trinidad, 1498-1813; 3. The slave registration order; 4. The population of Trinidad; 5. Plantation slave mortality: methods; 6. Plantation slave mortality; 7. Plantation slave fertility; 8. The plantation slaves of Trinidad; Appendices; Bibliography; Index.

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