Shepherd, Verene A.
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Livestock farmers and marginality in Jamaica's sugar plantation society
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.
Examines the marginality construct and considers its appliability to the penkeepers. Gives an overview of the evolution and demographic composition of the penkeepers and is concerned with the inter-relationships between sugar and the penkeeping sections. Uses this interaction to examine the notion of the dominance of the sugar plantocracy and the subordinate postion of other producers.....