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Livestock, sugar and slavery : contested terrain in colonial Jamaica / Verene A. Shepherd.

Author/creator Shepherd, Verene
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoKingston : Ian Randle Publishers, 2009.
Descriptionxl, 279 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Series Forgotten histories of the Caribbean
Forgotten histories of the Caribbean. ^A1005056
Contents Raising livestock in the pre-plantation era -- The interplay of livestock and cane: contests over land for commodity production -- Trade and exchange: contesting the classic plantationist trading arrangement -- The pen-keepers: socio-political status, ideology, relationships and the 'ranking game' -- The enslaved on pens: demographic profile and work culture -- Contesting slavery: negotiations for freedom in a slave system -- Post-slavery adjustments.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 254-274) and index.

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