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'Englishmen Transplanted': The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660

Larry Gragg

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253890
eISBN:
9780191719806
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253890.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book challenges the notion that the 17th-century English planters of Barbados were architects of a social disaster. These planters were not simply profligate, immoral, and grasping capitalists ... More


English West Indies

Peter Brock (ed.)

in Liberty and Conscience: A Documentary History of Conscientious Objectors in America through the Civil War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195151220
eISBN:
9780199870424
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195151224.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Three documents are presented, with an introductory text, illustrating the treatment of Quakers as conscientious objectors in the West Indies (under English rule) in the second half of the ... More


Chapter One. Introduction

LARRY GRAGG

in 'Englishmen Transplanted': The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199253890
eISBN:
9780191719806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253890.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introductory chapter places this study in the context of previous work done by historians on early Barbados. Because the argument of the book is focused on how settlers on Barbados sought to ... More


Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Mary Chamberlain

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book examines the processes of nation building in the British West Indies. It argues that nation building was a complex and messy affair, involving women and men in a range of social and ... More


The Freedom of Speech: Talk and Slavery in the Anglo-Caribbean World

Miles Ogborn

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226655925
eISBN:
9780226657714
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226657714.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book asks what the act of talking meant in a society based on racialized slavery? The answer involves understanding the power of speech as central to eighteenth-century Europeans’ definitions of ... More


Dance in Barbados: Reclaiming, Preserving, and Creating National Identities

Susan Harewood and John Hunte (eds)

in Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Dance

Susan Harewood and John Hunte reveal a wealth of information and insight about how the range of Barbados dance and policy on that island helps form identities, from the historical dances, to efforts ... More


Race, Ideology, and the Decline of Caribbean Marxism

Anthony P. Maingot

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061061
eISBN:
9780813051345
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061061.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Race, Ideology and the Decline of Caribbeanx Marxism approaches the Caribbean from a multidisciplinary and comparative perspective. Its primary focus throughout is on the complex counterpoint between ... More


The Rise of the Large Integrated Plantation

Trevor Burnard

in Planters, Merchants, and Slaves: Plantation Societies in British America, 1650-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226286105
eISBN:
9780226286242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226286242.003.0002
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Using British author Daniel Defoe and his novel Colonial Jack as a guide to the transition to the large integrated plantation in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth century, this chapter ... More


Poetry Reading: A Coda

Opal Moore

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0027
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter describes how a woman offered wintergreen to the Wintergreen Women. The group went to Barbados for their twentieth-anniversary meeting and Carmen, one of the Wintergreen Women, unable to ... More


“A Sett of Possitive Obstinate People”: Missionary Encounters on Codrington Plantation

Travis Glasson

in Mastering Christianity: Missionary Anglicanism and Slavery in the Atlantic World

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199773961
eISBN:
9780199919017
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199773961.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Between 1710 and 1838, the SPG owned a Barbados sugar plantation and hundreds of enslaved people. Its donor intended Codrington plantation to fund the creation and maintenance of a college. The ... More


Atlantic oligarchy: Ireland in the early English Atlantic world

David Brown

in Empire and Enterprise: Money, Power and the Adventurers for Irish Land during the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526131997
eISBN:
9781526152107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132000.00008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Chapter 1 is a survey of English and Irish enterprises in the Atlantic, 1620–41, that led to the emergence of the merchant oligarchy that became the leadership of the Adventure for Irish land in ... More


Republic

David Brown

in Empire and Enterprise: Money, Power and the Adventurers for Irish Land during the British Civil Wars

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526131997
eISBN:
9781526152107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526132000.00013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

In the wake of the execution of Charles I, the Adventurers gained control over the Council of State’s external trade policy, culminating in the adoption of the Navigation Act of 1651. In swift ... More


Making Caribbean Dance: Continuity and Creativity in Island Cultures

Susanna Sloat

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813034676
eISBN:
9780813046303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034676.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book tells how Caribbean dance is shaped by cultures mixing Africa and Europe and sometimes Asia in a new world. Many authors are cultural leaders on the islands, while others live elsewhere, ... More


Martha Fowke Sansom (1689–1736)

Lisa L. Moore, Joanna Brooks, and Caroline Wigginton (eds)

in Transatlantic Feminisms in the Age of Revolutions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199743483
eISBN:
9780190252830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199743483.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, American, 18th Century and Early American Literature, Women's Literature

As a young woman, Martha Fowke Sansom was fascinated with seventeenth-century French novels that celebrated Platonic love. She wrote her first love poems for her father’s mistresses and published ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Monahan

in The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234493
eISBN:
9780823240715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234493.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

W. E. B. Du Bois famously said that “the problem of the twentieth century is the problem of the color-line.” To be sure, the racial climate of the United States in 1903 was quite different from that ... More


Turbulent and Dangerous Spirits: Irish Servitude in Barbados

Michael J. Monahan

in The Creolizing Subject: Race, Reason, and the Politics of Purity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780823234493
eISBN:
9780823240715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823234493.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The history of the Irish in the colonial Caribbean was important in the emerging racial landscape of the time. As they did later in North America, the Irish in the early colonial Caribbean occupied a ... More


The Grand Model and Frontier Reality

Thomas D. Wilson

in The Ashley Cooper Plan: The Founding of Carolina and the Origins of Southern Political Culture

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469628905
eISBN:
9781469626307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628905.003.0004
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the implementation of the Grand Model in the context of frontier realities. The Fundamental Constitutions provided for slavery in Carolina, but it did not envision the emergence ... More


The exigencies of ‘home’: Barbadian poverty and British nation-building

Mary Chamberlain

in Empire and Nation-Building in the Caribbean: Barbados, 1937-66

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719078767
eISBN:
9781781701997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719078767.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

Barbados was one of the poorest of the British West Indian colonies with deplorable public health and high rates of infant, malnutrition and child mortality. The wages were also the lowest in the ... More


The Rise and Fall of an Admiral

Colin Pengelly

in Sir Samuel Hood and the Battle of the Chesapeake

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033136
eISBN:
9780813038780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033136.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the ups and downs in the career of Admiral Samuel Hood. It suggests that the four months that stretched from his return to Barbados on 5 December to the Battle of the Saintes on ... More


Comparing British Colonialism: Testing the Generalizability of Colonial State Legacies

Matthew Lange

in Lineages of Despotism and Development: British Colonialism and State Power

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226470689
eISBN:
9780226470702
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226470702.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter evaluates explores the generalizability of the findings from the in-depth case studies through several more abbreviated case studies of former British colonies. It analyzes eleven ... More


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