The First Black Slave Society: Britain’s Barbarity Time in Barbados, 1636-1876
by Hilary Beckles
Publication Date: Sep 30, 2016
List Price: $35.00
Format: Paperback, 296 pages
Imprint: University of the West Indies Press
Publisher: University of the West Indies Press
Parent Company: University of the West Indies Press
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Book describes the brutal Black slave society and plantation system of Barbados and explains how this slave chattel model was perfected by the British and exported to Jamaica and South Carolina for profit. There is special emphasis on the role of the concept of white supremacy in shaping social structure and economic relations that allowed slavery to continue. The book concludes with information on how slavery was finally outlawed in Barbados, in spite of white resistance.
- History / Caribbean & West Indies / General
- History / Europe / Great Britain / General
- Political Science / Colonialism & Post-Colonialism
- Social Science / Slavery
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