Britain's Black Debt: Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide

Britain's Black Debt: Reparations for Caribbean Slavery and Native Genocide

by Hilary McD. Beckles

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ISBN-13: 9789766402686
Publisher: UWI Press
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 618,850
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables ix

Foreword xi

Acknowledgements xiii

Note on Currency xv

Introduction: My Journey with Slavery and Reparations 1

Part 1

1 The Principles and Politics of Reparations 11

2 Exterminate the Savages: Genocide in the Windwards 24

3 King James's Version: Royal Caribbean Slave Voyages 37

4 Not Human: Britain's Black Property 56

5 The Zong Massacre: Jamaica-Bound Africans Murdered 68

6 Prostituting Enslaved Caribbean Women 76

7 Criminal Enrichment: Building Britain with Slavery 82

8 Dividends from the Devil: Church of England Chattels in Barbados 109

9 Earls of Harewood: Slave Route to Buckingham Palace 121

10 Slave Owners in Parliament and the Private Sector 131

11 Twenty Million Pounds: Slave Owners' Reparations 143

Part 2

12 The Case for Reparations 163

13 "Sold in Africa": The United Nations and Reparations in Durban 172

14 British Policy: No Apology, No Reparations 194

15 The Caribbean Reparations Movement 211

Notes 231

Selected Bibliography 255

Index 279

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