Liberties Lost: The Indigenous Caribbean and Slave Systems

by Hilary McD. Beckles

Paperback, 2004

Status

Available

Call number

326.09

Genres

Collection

Library's review

Written by two of the Caribbean's leading historians, Liberties Lost is an essential book for students engaged in following courses on the history of the Caribbean. It will also be of interest to general readers seeking information on the history of the region. Starting with indigenous societies, Liberties Lost covers Europe's Caribbean project, European settlement and rivalry, the Transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans; sugar and slavery; African culture and community life; revolt and resistance and, finally, Caribbean emancipation.… (more)

Publication

Cambridge University Press (2004), 248 pages

Description

Written by two of the Caribbean's leading historians, Liberties Lost is an essential book for students engaged in following courses on the history of the Caribbean. It will also be of interest to general readers seeking information on the history of the region. Starting with indigenous societies, Liberties Lost covers Europe's Caribbean project, European settlement and rivalry, the Transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans; sugar and slavery; African culture and community life; revolt and resistance and, finally, Caribbean emancipation.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

248 p.; 8.5 inches

ISBN

0521435447 / 9780521435444
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