British slave emancipation : the sugar colonies and the great experiment 1830-1865

This study of the West Indies in the mid-19th century draws on the experiences of more than a dozen sugar colonies to illustrate the politics and society of the islands on the eve of emancipation. It places British government policies towards the region in the context of Victorian attitudes

Main Author: Green, William A.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Clarendon 1976, 1976
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This study of the West Indies in the mid-19th century draws on the experiences of more than a dozen sugar colonies to illustrate the politics and society of the islands on the eve of emancipation. It places British government policies towards the region in the context of Victorian attitudes
Physical Description:x, 449 p., [2] leaves of plates maps
ISBN:9780191675515