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A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados
     

A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados

by Richard Ligon, Karen Ordahl Kupperman
 

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ISBN-10: 1603846204

ISBN-13: 9781603846202

Pub. Date: 09/12/2011

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.


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. . . .

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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

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ISBN-13:
9781603846202
Publisher:
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Publication date:
09/12/2011
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
590,129
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

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