Beckles, Hilary McD.
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Caribbean anti-slavery: The self-liberation ethos of enslaved blacks
Shepherd, Verene A.; Beckles, Hilary McD.
Caribbean slavery in the Atlantic world: A student reader
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Also published: Oxford : James Currey Publishers, 2000 and Princeton: Marcus Wiener Publishers, 2000.
Reconsiders the anti-slavery movement and suggests that anti-slavery activity by slaves impacted on social culture and polity of the Caribbean in more fundamental ways than anti-slavery lobbyists did in metropolitan society. Concludes that the slaves' struggle for freedom should not be diminished when placed alongside the legislative interventions of European parliaments.....