Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo-Jamaican World

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2004 - 320 strani
Eighteenth-century Jamaica, Britain's largest and most valuable slave-owning colony, relied on a brutal system of slave management to maintain its tenuous social order. Trevor Burnard provides unparalleled insight into Jamaica's vibrant but harsh African
 

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The Gray Zone An Introduction to Thomas Thistlewood and His Diaries
1
Mastery and Competency Thistlewood Earns a Living
37
Cowskin Heroes Thistlewood Slavery and White Egalitarianism
69
In the Scientific Manner Thistlewood and the Practical Enlightenment in a Slavery Regime
101
Weapons of the Strong and Responses of the Weak Thistlewoods War with His Slaves
137
Cooperation and Contestation Intimacy and Distance Thistlewood and His Male Slaves
175
Adaptation Accommodation and Resistance Thistlewoods Slave Women and Their Responses to Enslavement
209
The Life and Times of Thomas Thistlewood EsquireGardener and Slave Owner
241
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Stran 292 - James C. Scott. Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1990).

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Trevor Burnard is professor of American history and head of the Department of American Studies at the University of Sussex, England. He is author of Creole Gentlemen: The Maryland Elite, 1691-1776.

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