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Livestock, sugar and slavery

Verene Shepherd

Livestock, sugar and slavery

contested terrain in colonial Jamaica

by Verene Shepherd

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Published by Ian Randle Publishers in Kingston, Miami .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 254-274) and index.

StatementVerene A. Shepherd
SeriesForgotten histories of the Caribbean, Forgotten histories of the Caribbean
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD9424.J252 S53 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxl, 279 p. :
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24484365M
ISBN 109789766372569, 9789766374037
LC Control Number2010500705
OCLC/WorldCa276332103

New Book Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica By Verene Shepherd Ian Randle Publishers, Paperback, pp., ISBN X, ISBN , August Description from the Publisher: Livestock, Sugar and Slavery examines the evolution and expansion of the pen-keeping industry, the role and status. The Queensland sugar industry was literally built on the backs of South Sea Islanders. Men, women and children had to work long hours and in harsh conditions akin to slavery. They were required to clear heavy rainforest and scrub, and to plant, maintain and harvest the cane. Social conditions.

  There's no way to really understand the economic might of America by the 19th century without understanding the role of cotton slavery and earlier sugar slavery in it. Judy Woodruff.   How Coffee Influenced The Course Of History: The Salt Once people figured out how to roast the seeds of the Coffea plant in the s, coffee took over the world. In doing so, it fueled.

Raising livestock in the pre-plantation era --The interplay of livestock and cane: contests over land for commodity production --Trade and exchange: contesting the classic plantationist trading arrangement --The pen-keepers: emergence, demographic profile and economic status --The pen-keepers: socio-political status, ideology, relationships.   Using a host of contemporary primary sources, Richard Dunn traces the development of plantation slave society in the region. He examines sugar production techniques, the vicious character of the slave trade, the problems of adap First published by UNC Press in , "Sugar and Slaves" presents a vivid portrait of English life in the Caribbean /5(8).


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Livestock, Sugar and Slavery examines the evolution and expansion of the pen-keeping industry, the role and status of the pen-keepers and the experiences of the enslaved labourers on pens, a virtually unexplored area of Caribbean history.

It argues that the relationship between those who raised livestock and those who grew sugar cane, while Cited by: Livestock, Sugar and Slavery broadens the ecomic and social history of Jamaica by turning the spotlight on those involved in raising livestock rather than sugar cane in colonial Jamaica.

Devoted primarily to the slavery era, the book examines the evolution and expansion of the pen-keeping industry, the role and status of the pen-keepers and the.

Broadens the economic and social history of Jamaica by turning the spotlight on those involved in raising livestock rather than sugar cane in colonial Jamaica. Devoted primarily to the slavery era, the book examines the evolution and expansion of the pen-keeping industry, the role and status of the pen-keepers and the experiences of enslaved labourers on pens.

With Livestock, Sugar and Slavery, she draws on her dissertation research to re-examine Jamaican history through the theme of "contested terrain." Her focus is on the battle that pen keepers waged for land and for political and social power during the eighteenth- and early-nineteenth-century reign of sugar in Jamaica.

Diana Paton, Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica, by Verene A. Shepherd, The English Historical Review, Volume CXXVI, IssueCambridge Ph.D.

thesis, and provides an extended example of the arguments made in the introduction to her edited book Slavery Without Sugar ().Author: Diana Paton.

Buy Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica from The economic and social history of Jamaica has been dominated by a tradition of scholarship that has tended to focus on the study of the ruling sugar planter elite – the `sugarocracy’- considered more socially significant than non-sugar : $ Sugar and Slavery: An Economic History of the British West Indies, Richard B.

Sheridan, Richard Sheridan Snippet view - Common terms and phrases. Hamilton Brown ( – 18 September ) was an Ireland-born British sugar planter and slave owner in Saint Ann Parish, Jamaica, which he represented in the House of Assembly of Jamaica for 22 gave his name to Hamilton Town in the parish of St Ann, now Brown's Town, which he founded.

The company was indicted by a federal grand jury in Tampa for “carrying out a conspiracy to commit slavery,” wrote Alec Wilkinson, in his book, “Big Sugar: Seasons in the Cane Fields of.

The broadside pictured above advertised a slave auction at the St. Louis Hotel in New Orleans on Ma Eighteen people were for sale, including a. Author A. Verene Shepherd. Indeed, non-sugar producers.

Devoted primarily to the slavery era, the book examines the evolution and expansion of the pen-keeping industry, the role and status of the pen-keepers and the experiences of enslaved labourers on pens.

Livestock, Sugar and Slavery broadens the economic and social history of Jamaica by turning the spotlight on those involved in raising livestock rather than sugar cane in colonial Jamaica.

Devoted primarily to the slavery era, the book examines the evolution and expansion of the pen-keeping industry, the role and status of the pen-keepers and.

Free Online Library: Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica.(Pineapple Culture: A History of the Tropical and Temperate Zones, Book review) by "Canadian Journal of History"; Regional focus/area studies Books Book reviews Livestock industry.

—Verene A. Shepherd, author of Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica AAIHS Editors: Part of the analysis in Island on Fire is about the spatial dynamics of the rebellion in Jamaica.

8 Bishko attributes the great demand for cowhides in Spain to the late medieval shift of the peninsular tanning and leather traders from goat and sheep skins to the tougher, if less workable, cow hide.

This item also formed the basis of an important export trade to Italy, France and the Low Countries. As internal production was inadequate to meet the external demands, Spain relied on her. Livestock, Sugar and Slavery provides a comprehensive source material for students and academics interested in colonial Jamaica.

Verene Shepherd is Professor of Social History at the University of the West Indies, Mona, and author of several books on Caribbean history. 1 Shepherd: Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamai.

Livestock in the Age of Sugar and Slavery by Verene Shepherd,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Sugar in the Blood is a very well researched and engaging book that tells the story of the author's ancestors on Barbados, in the context of both British colonialism and the role of the sugar industry in the institutionalization of slavery in the Americas.

In the process she also provides an excellent overview of the history of Barbados, which /5(). It is a chilling reminder of colonial British brutality. One will need a strong stomach to read this moving account without shedding tears.

-- Verene A. Shepherd, author of Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica. Verene's book illustrates some of the enduring features of Jamaican economic and political realities which should inform social science scholarship." Lewis concluded that Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica "is a good place to begin in a project aimed at excavating 'forgotten histories'." Personal memories.

Livestock, Sugar and Slavery: Contested Terrain in Colonial Jamaica: Verene Shepherd: Books - or: Verene Shepherd.Sugar plantations in the Caribbean were a major part of the economy of the islands in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

Most Caribbean islands were covered with sugar cane fields and mills for refining the main source of labor, until the abolition of chattel slavery, was enslaved the abolition of slavery, indentured laborers from India and other places were brought to.

Walker's exhibit led me to explore today the deadly history of sugar, plantation slavery and its role in building the wealth and power of the U.S. The Book of Night and livestock farmers.