A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados

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Ligon's A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados is the most significant book-length English text written about the Caribbean in the seventeenth century. It allows one to see the contested process behind the making of the Caribbean sugar/African slavery complex.

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Ligon's True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados is the most significant book-length English text written about the Caribbean in the seventeenth century. [It] allows one to see the contested process behind the making of the Caribbean sugar/African slavery complex. Kupperman is one of the leading scholars of the early modern Atlantic world. . . . I cannot think of any scholar better prepared to write an Introduction that places Ligon, his text, and Barbados in an Atlantic historical context. The Introduction is quite thorough, readable, and accurate; the notes [are] exemplary! --Susan Parrish, University of Michigan

A foundational text for the history and literature of the early Caribbean and the early Americas. Kupperman's expert Introduction and annotations . . . make this important text come alive for scholarly and undergraduate audiences alike. In all aspects, this edition is a model of historical and textual scholarship. --Ralph Robert Bauer, University of Maryland

Scholars, students, and general readers will applaud and greatly appreciate the context Kupperman provides in her highly informative, insightful Introduction and notes. This volume offers readers the opportunity to explore Ligon's world and times, when sugar and black slavery were dramatically and aggressively transforming Caribbean society and contributing to English economic, maritime, and imperial strength. --David Barry Gaspar, Duke University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781603846219
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 9/12/2011
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Karen Ordahl Kupperman is Silver Professor of History, New York University.

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