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Department of History
Author, Monographic
Moore, Brian L.; Higman, B.W.; Campbell, Carl C.; Bryan, Patrick E.
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Title, Monographic
Slavery, freedom and gender: The dynamics of a Caribbean society
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Refereed
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
University of the West Indies Press
Date of Publication
2001
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xv, 297
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p
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ISBN
ISBN: 976-640-111-X
Notes
Collection consists of thirteen Elsa Goveia lectures, delivered between 1987 and 1998.
Abstract
Essays reflect two principal aspects of the persona and life of Elsa Goveia as a woman overcoming the inherent social obstacles against her gender and as a scholar of West Indian society during and after slavery. Covers slavery and the rise of capitalism, Africa in the making of the Caribbean, the invention of slave society, the transformation of Cuban society, planters in eighteenth-century Jamaica, post-slavery labour problem, liberated Africans in nineteenth-century Guyana, women and resistance, women filed workers in Jamaica during slavery, gender paradigms in the social history of Caribbean slavery, autobiographies by women as sources of history, narratives of African American women and the importance of history.....
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