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Changing patterns of slave families in the British West Indies.

Michael Craton

Changing patterns of slave families in the British West Indies.

by Michael Craton

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Published by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Photocopy of: Journal of interdisciplinary history, 10, 1, (1979), pp.1-35.

Other titlesJournal of interdisciplinary history.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20197164M

(2) Slavery built Britain’s modern economy, hence reparations represent a just redistribution of wealth to former colonies. (3) Slavery retarded the development of the British West Indies, thus compensation is required. The Problem of Identifying Victims. These sentiments evoke visceral emotions but collapse when scrutinized. Licensed to access Scottish trade with Africa and the West Indies in the early 18th century, Licensed to access Slavery in Jamaica, records from a family of slave owners,

Most of British slavery took place in The West Indies/Caribbean where there were around 2, There's so much that I never knew about, like how the British empire used indentured servitude as a prototype for the enslavement of West Africans during ~s/5(41). This collection contains records detailing the Goulburn family’s ownership of Amity Hall plantation and associated properties in Jamaica during the 17th and 18th centuries. Most of the papers concern the properties when they were administered by Conservative MP Henry Goulburn between and They papers provide a comprehensive overview of.

Abolitionism, or the abolitionist movement, was the movement to end term can be used both formally and informally. In Western Europe and the Americas, abolitionism was a historic movement that sought to end the Atlantic slave trade and set slaves free.. King Charles I of Spain, usually known as Emperor Charles V, was following the example of Louis X of France, who had abolished. The slaves were religious people before Christianity came to the West Indies. Many practiced tribal African religions, and two slave religions—Obeah and Myalism—were formed in the islands. On many plantations, slaves were not allowed to practice these religions, and they were severely punished if .

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African and Creole Slave Family Patterns in Trinidad Show all authors. B.W. Higman. B.W. Higman. University of the West Indies, Jamaica "The Slave Family and Household in the British West Indies, " Journal of Interdisciplinary History 6: McGraw-Hill Book Company.

Google Scholar. Ethnographic Atlas. Pittsburgh Cited by: Changing Patterns of Slave Families in the British West Indies any Attempt to restrain this Licentious Intercourse between the Sexes amongst the Slaves in this Island in the present State of their Notions of Right and Wrong, by introducing the Marriage Ceremony amongst them, would be utterly impracticable, and.

This book is the first general history of Barbados written by a professional historian. Changing Patterns of Slave Families in the British West Indies. Article.

African and Creole Slave. patterns among slaves in the West Indies. Slaves in the West Indies were changing patterns of Caribbean slave families. RESEARCH ON NUCLEAR FAMILIES AMONG BRITISH WEST INDIAN SLAVES The recent examination of slave registration figures presented to Briti sh colon i a 1 authoriti es short ly before Emanci pati on extends aggregate.

History. In the Caribbean, England colonised the islands of St. Kitts and Barbados in and respectively, and later, Jamaica in These and other Caribbean colonies later became the center of wealth and the focus of the slave trade for the growing British Empire. French trade. As ofthe French were importing approximat Africans for enslavement to the French West.

Sugar and Slavery: An Economic History of the British West Indies, Richard B. Sheridan. User Review - tobagotim - LibraryThing. This book covers the changing preference of growing sugar rather than tobacco which had been the leading crop in the trans-Atlantic colonies.

The Sugar Islands were Antigua, Barbados, St. Christopher. Michael John Craton (20 August ). Michael Craton, though born in London, England in the 's, son of Edgar Charles Craton and Alice Coombe (), is of the Devonshire Craton who had a flirting history with seafaring, when his great-grandfather George Craton (), before he was 30 went off with his new wife Elizabeth Hall () in the early 's to the mysterious.

This is an introduction to the entire history of British involvement with slavery and the slave trade, which especially focuses on the two centuries fromand covers the Atlantic world, especially North America and the West Indies, as well as the Cape Colony, Mauritius, and India.

-;Slavery and the British Empire provides a clear overview of the entire history of British involvement with. 1 John Thornton, "Central African Names and African-American Naming Patterns," William and Mary Quarterly} 3d Ser., 50 (I), 2 Compare B.

Higman, "African and Creole Slave Family Patterns in Trinidad," Journal of Family History, 3 (), I76, and "Terms for Kin in the British West Indian Slave.

This speech was said to have been delivered by Willie Lynch on the bank of the James River in the colony of Virginia in Lynch was a British slave owner in the West Indies. The British government finally abolished slavery in its colonies in the West Indies (as well as South Africa and Canada) with the passage of the Slavery Abolition Act of The law was the fulfillment of the efforts and hopes of British abolitionists, as well as the struggles of slaves themselves in the Caribbean.

British East Florida. Among these evacuees were large numbers of “Black Loyal­ ists” who had escaped from slavery in the southern colonies and fought alongside the British in exchange for freedom.

After the war, these black Loyalists migrated to destinations throughout the British Empire, particularly to the British West Indies, Nova. When the Slavery Abolition Act came into force inroughlyslaves in the British West Indies immediately became free; other enslaved workers were freed several years later after a period of forced apprenticeship.

Slavery was abolished in the Dutch Empire in - Explore Caribbean History's board "Books on Caribbean History", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about History, Caribbean, Books pins. Olaudah Equiano was born in in Eboe, in what is now Nigeria. When he was about eleven, Equiano was kidnapped and sold to slave traders headed to the West Indies.

Though he spent a brief period in the state of Virginia, much of Equiano's time in slavery was spent serving the captains of slave ships and British navy vessels.

Black slavery eventually surpassed white servitude in the West Indies. John Hawkins commanded the first English slave-trading expedition in and sold his cargo in the Spanish Indies.

English slaving, nevertheless, remained minor until the establishment of the English island colonies in the reign of James I.

On the contrary, as Tom Zoellner argues in Island on Fire, it was another Jamaican insurrection that finally precipitated the end of British slavery in the West Indies. Shortly after Christmasbetw men and women rose up and ran away, refusing to work any longer as slaves. Title: Changing Patterns of Slave Families in the British West Indies Created Date: Z.

West Indian Slavery and British Abolition, – This book challenges conventional wisdom regarding the political and economic motivations behind the final decision to abolish the British slave trade in Recent historians believe that this first blow against slavery was the result of social changes inside Britain and pay little.

John Stephen to Governor Charles Cameron, 2 Mayenclosed in Cameron to Earl Bathurst, 12 JulyBritish Parliamentary Papers: Slavery and the West Indies –, Correspondence—Marriage of Slaves, – All subsequent quotes from Stephen are taken from this letter and pages will be identified accordingly.

The Indian indenture system was a system of indentured servitude, by which 2 million Indians were transported to labour in European colonies, as a substitute for slave labour, following the abolition of the trade in the early 19th century. The system expanded after the abolition of slavery in the British Empire inin the French colonies inand in the Dutch Empire in   The slave-based economy of the British West Indies was flourishing, and its share of the world coffee and sugar production was sustaining Britain as she turned her face toward war.

Sales of slaves, which give the names of slaves and may indicate family groups. Turks & Caicos Islands, British West Indies, tel: () ; Top. About the author.