Shepherd, Verene A.
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Trade and exchange in Jamaica in the period of slavery
Shepherd, Verene A.; Beckles, Hilary McD.
Caribbean slavery in the Atlantic world: A student reader
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AlsoAlso published: Oxford : James Currey Publishers, 2000 and Princeton: Marcus Wiener Publishers, 2000.
Using examples from the returns of commodities produced or Accounts Produce, illustrates another dimension of the domestic system of trade and exchange which developed during the period of slavery. Also covers the economic relations which developed between the locally based livestock farms and the dominant sugar estates. Examines the transition from primarily export-based production in the 17th century to the dominant form of domestic trade and exchange by the 19th century.....