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The cultural politics of sugar

Caribbean slavery and narratives of colonialism

by Keith Albert Sandiford

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Ligon, Richard,
    • Rochefort, Charles de, 1605-1683,
    • Grainger, James, 1721?-1766. Essay on the more common West-India diseases and the remedies which that country itself produces,
    • Schaw, Janet, ca. 1731-ca. 1801,
    • Beckford, William, d. 1799,
    • Lewis, M. G. 1775-1818,
    • Sugar trade -- Political aspects -- West Indies -- Historiography,
    • Slavery -- West Indies -- Historiography,
    • West Indies -- Colonial influence -- Historiography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 208-216) and index.

      StatementKeith A. Sandiford.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9114.W42 S26 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 221 p. ;
      Number of Pages221
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL46535M
      ISBN 100521642337
      LC Control Number99045511

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