A new world of labor : the development of plantation slavery in the British Atlantic

By 1650, Barbados had become the greatest wealth-producing area in the English-speaking world, the center of an exchange of people and goods between the British Isles, the Gold Coast of West Africa, and the the New World. Simon P. Newman argues that this exchange stimulated an entirely new system of...

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Main Author: Newman, Simon P., 1960-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia : Univ. of Pennsylvania Press, 2013.
Edition:1. ed.
Series:The early modern Americas
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300 |a viii, 327 p. :  |b ill., maps ;  |c 24 cm. 
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504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. [309]-319) and index. 
500 |a Pt. I. SETTINGS: -- ch. 1. England -- ch. 2. The Gold Coast -- ch. 3. Barbados -- pt. II. BRITISH BOUND LABOR: -- ch. 4. "White Slaves": British labor in Early Barbados -- ch. 5. "A Company of White Negros" The Lives and Labor of British Workers on the Gold Coast -- pt. III. AFRICAN BOUND LABOR: -- ch. 6. "A Spirit of Liberty": Slave Labor in Gold Coast Castles and Forts -- ch. 7. "We Have No Power over Them"; People and Work on the Gold Coast -- pt. IV. PLANTATION SLAVERY: -- ch. 8. "The Harsh Tyranny of Our Masters": The Development of Racial Slavery and the Integrated Plantations of Barbados -- ch. 9. "Forced to Labour Beyond Their Natural Strength": Labor, Discipline, and Community on Eighteenth-Century Barbadian Plantations. 
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