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Epilogue

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0010
Subject:
History, African History

When the British Empire abolished slavery in 1833, their West Indian colonies confronted a severe labor shortage. Caribbean elites knew that slaves despised fieldwork and would not be ready to ... More


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