Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies

TitleTesting the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1982
AuthorsCraton, Michael
Number of Pages389
PublisherCornell University Press
CityIthaca, NY
Abstract

This work treats slave resistance as an aspect of perennial and universal class conflict, detailing narratives from the British Caribbean between the 1640s and eventual emancipation in 1833. It emphasizes the importance of African tradition in slave worldview and resistance.

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