Slave society in the British Leeward Islands at the end of the eighteenth century

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Slavery -- West Indies (Federation) -- Case studies., Sugar trade -- West Indies (Federation), Leeward Islands (Federation) -- Politics and government., Leeward Islands (Federation) -- Social condit

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Leeward Islands (Federation), West Indies (Federa

Statement[by] Elsa V. Goveia.
GenreCase studies.
SeriesCaribbean series,, 8
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LC ClassificationsHT1105.L4 G66
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Paginationxi, 370 p.
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Open LibraryOL5941860M
LC Control Number65012543
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Get this from a library. Slave society in the British Leeward Islands at the end of the eighteenth century. [Elsa V Goveia]. Her seminal work, Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century (), was a pioneering study of the institution of slavery and the first to put forth the concept of a "slave society" encompassing not just the slaves but the entire community.

Her research and teaching was widely influential in the dam-projects.com: Elsa Vesta Goveia, 12 AprilBritish Guiana. Despite such shortcomings, the book does provide a useful guide for anthropologists who wish to relate ethnohistorical research to major political events and decisions of the time.

Its main technical draw- back is the inadequacy of the maps delineating places discussed in the text. Slarme Society in the British Leeward Islands at theAuthor: Raymond T.

Smith. Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century. Elsa V. Goveia. Greenwood Press, All Book Search results » Bibliographic information. Title: Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century Volume 8 of American Popular Culture Issue 8 of Caribbean series, ISSN Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century [Elsa V.

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Goveia,Greenwood Press edition, in EnglishCited by: The British Leeward Islands now refers to the Leeward Islands as an English and later British colony from toexcept for the years from to The Leeward Islands was established as an English colony in Inthe islands were divided in two regions: Antigua, Barbuda, and Montserrat in one colony, and Saint Christopher, Nevis, Anguilla, and the Virgin Islands in the dam-projects.coml: St.

John's, Antigua. published in as Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century) was awarded in ‘Elsa Goveia’, as Rex Nettleford, the cultural sociologist and former vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies,13 observed, ‘was. Then, inGoveia published an outstanding book, Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century.

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As Francisco Scarano notes of Goveia's work: "Goveia's sensitive and profound study of slave society in the British Leewards is doubtless one of the great works of Caribbean history in any language.

The. Elsa V. Goveia, Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, ), pp.

Google Scholar See Herbert S. Klein, African Slavery in Latin America and the Caribbean (New York: Cited by: Abstract. T he social structure of the slave societies in the Caribbean can best be understood by examining the complex interplay of race, colour, gender, occupation, caste and class. This is in part because these soci- eties evolved in a similar pattern.

Europeans largely destroyed the native Amerindian population, imported Africans as slave labourers, and developed the plantation dam-projects.com by: 2.

May 01,  · Her pioneering publications include Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century (New Haven, ), and she influenced an entire generation of outstanding students before her death in Settler Society in the English Leeward Islands, – is the first study of the history of the federated colony of the Leeward Islands - Antigua, Montserrat, Nevis, and St Kitts - that covers all four islands in the period from their independence from Barbados in up to the outbreak of the American Revolution, which reshaped the dam-projects.com: Natalie A.

Zacek. Sep 11,  · Cuba. Franklin W. Knight’s Slave Society in Cuba During the Nineteenth Century tells the story of the rise and fall of Cuba as a race-based plantation slave society from to Unlike the other Caribbean islands we have studied in the British and French West Indies, Cuba was a three hundred year old Spanish settler society with a strong 60 percent White majority until the late.

Aug 07,  · Considering its focus on relationships, strikingly absent in this book is engagement with the concept ‘slave society’. In her seminal Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century (; rev.

ante, lxxxiii [], –30), the Caribbean historian Elsa V. Goveia defined ‘slave society’ as ‘the Author: Henrice Altink. Vol. 7, No. 1, Apr., Published by: Institute of Caribbean Studies, UPR, Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century by Elsa V.

Goveia. Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century by Elsa V. Goveia (pp. The Role of Blacks in Establishing Cattle Ranching in Louisiana in the Eighteenth Century.

Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century. By Elsa V. Goveia Author: Andrew Sluyter. The Africanization of Amerindians in the Greater Caribbean: The Wayuu and Miskito, Fifteenth to Eighteenth Centuries Chapter (PDF Available) · January with Reads How we measure 'reads'Author: Christian Cwik.

A study of the West Indies in the mid-nineteenth century, this book draws together the experiences of more than a dozen different sugar colonies and forms them into a coherent historical account. The first part of the book examines the West Indies on the eve of emancipation ina key passage in West Indian dam-projects.com by: Her major published works include the influential A Study of the Historiography of the British West Indies to the End of the Nineteenth Century (), and Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century ().

The Elsa Goveia Memorial Lectures are regularly published and can be purchased in the office of the. By the end of the eighteenth century, changes in public opinion in Britain were under way which would lead to the transformation of Caribbean colonial societies.

The slave trade was under attack, and slavery itself was being questioned. The earliest published novel in English by a Caribbean-born writer is J. Orderson’s Creoleana.

Elsa V. Goveia, Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century (New Haven, Conn., ); Lowell J. Ragatz, The Fall of the Planter Class in the British Caribbean, (London, ).

For the Beckfords, see Richard Pares, Merchants and Planters (New York,Cited by: Finally, we come to my favourite, Elsa Goveia. She was a history professor at the University of the West Indies at the Mona Campus in Jamaica.

In through the Yale University Press, she published a book titled Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century. I Eugene D. Genovese,?The Political Economy of Shvery:Studies in the Economy and Society of the Slave South, Pantheon Books, ; Elsa Goye?a, Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century, Yale University Press, ; David Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture, Cornell University Press.

Eisa V. Goveia's book Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century () is listed in the bibliography but makes little impact on the text; and subsequent important works on the effects of creolization, slave demography, epidemiology, family life, varied and changing forms of slave labor, protopeasant and Cited by: She studied history at University College and the Institute of Historical Research, London where she won the Pollard Prize for English history in and earned her doctorate in Her thesis, Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century, was eventually published in Beginning as an assistant.

This book has been cited by the following publications. from eighteenth-century slave rebellions to the formation of new nations after independence.

Obeah was at the same time a crucial symbol of the Caribbean's alleged lack of modernity, a site of fear and anxiety, and a thoroughly modern and transnational practice of healing itself Cited by: 9.

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New York Times Book Review, 16 February1. Goveia, Elsa V. Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century. West-port, Conn.: Greenwood Press, Harrison, Brian. Peaceable Kingdom: Stability and Change in Modern Britain.

Goveia, Elsa V. (). Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century. Caribbean series, 8. Yale University Press.

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A chief transformation occurred, conversely, with the establishment of the sugar plantation system.Elsa Goveia, Slave Society in the British Leeward Islands at the End of the Eighteenth Century (New Haven, ).

J.R. Ward, "The British West Indies in the Age of Abolition, ," in Oxford History of the British Empire: The Eighteenth Century, pp. .CSEC History Resource Guide. This guide contains a list of key select primary and secondary resources (books, Slave Society in the British Leeward Island at the End of Eighteenth Century.

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