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Caribbean culture and British fiction in the Atlantic world, 1780-1870

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Watson,Tim (Author)
Format:
Book, Whole
Publication Date:
2011
URL:
http://www.worldcat.org/isbn/9780521876261
Published:
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
9780521876261
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Literature, Colonialism, Fiction, 19th century, 18th century, History and criticism
Notes:
263 p., Analyzing pamphlets, newspapers, estate papers, trial transcripts, and missionary correspondence, this book recovers stories of ordinary Caribbean people, enslaved and free, as they made places for themselves in the empire and the Atlantic world, from the time of sugar tycoon Simon Taylor to the perspective of Samuel Ringgold Ward, African American eyewitness to the 1865 Morant Bay rebellion.