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Table of Contents of Empire, Enslavement and Freedom in the Caribbean

Colonisation and Imperialism

The Historical Roots of the Plantation Model
The West Indies and North America
The Planters’ World in the British West Indies
Property and Propriety: Land Tenure and Slave
Property in the Creation of a British West Indian Plantocracy, 1612-1740
Caribbean Vice Admiralty Courts and British Imperialism
Planters, British Imperial Policy and the Black Caribs of St. Vincent

Slave Trade, Slavery and Slave Society
The African Background of American Slavery
Slavery and Slave Society in the British Caribbean
Jamaican Slavery
The Rope and the Cutlass: Slave Resistance in Plantation America
Hobbesian or Panglossian? The Two Extremes of Slave Conditions in the British West Indies, 1783-1834
Changing Patterns of Slave Family in the British West Indies

Transformations and Continuities
Slave Culture, Resistance and Emancipation in the British West Indies
Proto-Peasant Revolts? The Late Slave Rebellions in the British West Indies, 1816-32
What and Who, to Whom and What: The Significance of Slave Resistance in Capitalism and Slavery
Continuity Not Change: Late Slavery and Post-Emancipation: Resistance in the British West Indies
Changing Sugar Technology and the Labour Nexus: The Search for a Unified Field Theory
Reshuffling the Pack: The Transition from Slavery to Other Forms of Labour in the British Caribbean, 1780-1890
Transition to Free Wage Labour in the British Caribbean, 1780-1890
A Recipe for the Perfect Calalu: Island and Regional Identity in the West Indies