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Title The Slaves' economy : independent production by slaves in the Americas / edited by Ira Berlin and Philip D. Morgan.

Imprint London, England ; Portland, Or. : Frank Cass, c1991.

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  HT1071 .S55 1991    Available  ---
Description 213 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An economic life of their own : slaves as commodity producers and distributors in Barbados / Hilary McD. Beckles -- Provision ground and plantation labour in four Windward Islands : competition for resources during slavery / Woodville K. Marshall -- Une Petite Guinée : provision ground and plantation in Martinique, 1830-1848 / Dale Tomich -- Slave workers, subsistence and labour bargaining : Amity Hall, Jamaica, 1805-1832 / Mary Turner -- Subsistence on the plantation periphery : crops, cooking and labour among eighteenth-century Suriname Maroons / Richard Price -- As 'A kind of freeman'? : slaves' market-related activities in the South Carolina upcountry, 1800-1860 / John Campbell -- the internal economy of slavery in rural Piedmont Virginia / John T. Schlotterbeck -- Independent economic production by slaves on antebellum Louisiana sugar plantations / Roderick A. McDonald.
Subject Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Caribbean Area.
Slavery -- Economic aspects -- Southern States.
Indexed Term Slavery
Added Author Berlin, Ira, 1941-2018.
Morgan, Philip D., 1949-
ISBN 0714634350
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