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Author, Analytic
Beckles, Hilary McD.
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Title, Analytic
An economic life of their own: Slaves as commodity producers and distributors in Barbados
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Shepherd, Verene A.; Beckles, Hilary McD.
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Caribbean slavery in the Atlantic world: A student reader
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
Ian Randle
Date of Publication
2000
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732-42
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Also published: Oxford : James Currey Publishers, 2000 and Princeton: Marcus Wiener Publishers, 2000.
Abstract
Maintains that comprehending the economic role of slave marketing practices will provide both a more accurate understanding of slave life and a firmer basis for interpreting the nature of owner-slave relations in the economic sphere of plantation culture. Illustrates that slaves, like free persons, sought to increase their share of colonial wealth by participating in the market economy as commodity producers and distribution with or without their owners' permission.....
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