Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, 1807-1834

Synopsis

"First published in 1976 (see HLAS 40:2983), work is a masterful analysis of the dynamics of slave labor in the economic growth of early-19th-century Jamaica. Discusses various characteristics of slave and free-colored population including mortality, birth rates, manumission, distribution, and structure, as well as jobs performed on island as a whole. Contains excellent statistical tables and new introduction by author"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Barbados
Publication year:
  • 1995