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Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain’s Atlantic Empire

by Christine Walker, Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press, 2020, 336 pp., $22.95 (paper), ISBN 9781469658797
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  • Published: 03 Jul 2021 Journal: Slavery & Abolition, volume 42, pages 660-661 (issn: 0144-039X, eissn: 1743-9523, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Informa UK Limited
During the second quarter of the eighteenth century, Jamaica emerged as the richest and most valuable colony in Britain’s Atlantic empire. The labour of enslaved Africans not only fuelled Jamaica’s...
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