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The Economy and Material Culture of Slaves Goods and Chattels on the Sugar Plantation of Jamaica and Louisiana

McDonald,Roderick A

ISBN 10: 0807117943 / ISBN 13: 9780807117941
Published by Louisiana State University, 1993
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Title: The Economy and Material Culture of Slaves ...

Publisher: Louisiana State University

Publication Date: 1993

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st.

Book Type: Hardcover

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A detailed study of the economies and material cultures that slaves built among themselves in two of the most heavily developed plantation regions in the Americas. Focusing on two geographical areas that led in the production of sugar Jamaica in the 18th century and Louisiana in the mid-19th century McDonald (history, Rider College) examines the resourceful efforts slaves on the sugar plantations made to better their circumstances under working conditions that were among the most taxing endured by slaves anywhere. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

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Roderick A. McDonald is associate professor of history at Rider College, in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

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