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The Fragmentation of Atlantic Slavery and the British Intercolonial Slave Trade

Seymour Drescher

in The Chattel Principle: Internal Slave Trades in the Americas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300103557
eISBN:
9780300129472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300103557.003.0010
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes how the expansion of the plantation complex in the Americas is firmly linked to the labor of transplanted Africans. This system transcended the division of the Atlantic world ... More


Cul de Sac: Patrimony, Capitalism, and Slavery in French Saint-Domingue

Paul Cheney

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780226079356
eISBN:
9780226411774
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226411774.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book is a micro-level study of one plantation in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti), situated on the Cul de Sac Plain, near Port au Prince. The sugar economy of eighteenth-century Saint-Domingue ... More


Deforestation and the Yearning for Lost Landscapes in Caribbean Literatures

Lizabeth Paravisini-Gebert

in Postcolonial Ecologies: Literatures of the Environment

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780195394429
eISBN:
9780190252809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195394429.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the forest as a site of multiple power struggles in the Caribbean over time. Drawing from an extensive body of Caribbean literature and history in the major language areas of ... More


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