West Indies Accounts: Essays on the History of the British Caribbean and the Atlantic Economy

Synopsis

This collection examines the history of the British Caribbean and the Atlantic economy from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century. The articles include analyses of British West Indian trade within the context of the Atlantic economy, the social consequences of the sugar plantation system under slavery, the domestic economy of the British Caribbean, and the transition from slavery to freedom in the British West Indies.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • Nuala Zahedieh
  • David Buisseret
  • Jacob M. Price
  • Jack P. Greene
  • Douglas Hall
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Barbados
Publication year:
  • 1996