Slave Population 18071834

by Higman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Written in English
Published: Pages: 352 Downloads: 233
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Subjects:

  • World history,
  • History,
  • Slavery,
  • History: World,
  • History / World,
  • Jamaica,
  • World - General
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7732957M
ISBN 100521210534
ISBN 109780521210539

When the Vikings established early Scandinavian Dublin in , they began a slave market that would come to sell thralls captured both in Ireland and other countries as distant as Spain, as well as sending Irish slaves as far away as Iceland, where Gaels formed 40% of the founding population, and Anatolia. Though Congress outlawed the African slave trade in , domestic slave trade flourished, and the slave population in the US nearly tripled over the next 50 years. The domestic trade continued into the s and displaced approximately million men, women, and children, the vast majority of whom were born in America.   Africans imported into Georgia during this era accounted for much of the initial surge in the slave population. When Congress banned the African slave trade in , however, Georgia's slave population did not decline. Instead, the number of slaves imported from the Chesapeake's stagnant plantation economy as well as the number of children born to Georgia slave .   The map/slideshow above illustrates this process by showing the percentage of the population that were slaves from to *75 slaves remained in bondage in rural areas of New York according to the Census, they were likely held by Southerners who until were allowed to bring slaves into New York for up to 9 months.

  The southward shift of the trade now appears to have been more gradual and to have begun earlier than I argued in The greater precision in the regional breakdown of slave shipments is confirmed by new data on the ethnic origins of slaves. The analysis also allows a new assessment of the gender and age profile of the exported by: Richard Dunn reconstructs the lives of three generations of slaves on a sugar estate in Jamaica and a plantation in Virginia, to understand the starkly different forms slavery took. Deadly work regimens and rampant disease among Jamaican slaves contrast with population expansion in Virginia leading to the selling of slaves and breakup of families. Slave Society in the Danish West Indies: St. Thomas, and : : Hall, Neville A. T., B. W., Higman: Books5/5(4). Higman, B. W. // Slave Population & Economy in Jamaica, ;, p Chapter 11 of the book "Slave Population & Economy in Jamaica, " is presented. It focuses on the slave rebellion on the island on Decem , which was initiated by firing the Kensington Estate on the headwaters of the Orange River in Saint James.

The Igbo in the indigenous Igbo territory, the Bight of Biafra (also known as the Bight of Bonny), became the principal area in obtaining Igbo slaves. The Bight’s major slave trading ports were located in Bonny and Calabar; many of these Igbo slaves, kidnapped. An estimated % of slaves were taken from the Bight of Biafra between and B.W. Higman B.W. Higman is Emeritus Professor of History, University of the West Indies, and Emeritus Professor of History, Australian National University. He is the author of eleven books on Caribbean history, archaeology and geography, including the award-winning publications Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, –; Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, –

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B.W. Higman is Emeritus Professor of History, University of the West Indies, and Emeritus Professor of History, Australian National University. He is the author of eleven books on Caribbean history, archaeology and geography, including the award-winning publications Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, –; Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, – Cited by:   B.W.

Higman is Emeritus Professor of History, University of the West Indies, and Emeritus Professor of History, Australian National University. He is the author of eleven books on Caribbean history, archaeology and geography, including the award-winning publications Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, –; Slave Slave Population 18071834 book of the British Caribbean, – Pages:   Slave Populations of the British Caribbean book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Reprint of work that originally appea 3/5(1). "Reprint of work that originally appeared in (see HLAS b).

Excellent and thorough treatment of major demographic aspects of British Caribbean slavery from abolition of slave trade to slave emancipation.

Draws heavily on extensive data available from slave registration returns for various islands to provide comparative perspective of nature of slave life. Get this from a library. Slave population and economy in Jamaica, [B W Higman] -- "First published in (see HLAS ), work is a masterful analysis of the dynamics of slave labor in the economic growth of earlyth-century Jamaica.

Discusses various characteristics of. BOOK REVIEWS Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, By B. HIGMAN. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Press, Pp. xxxiii+ US$ This is a substantial contribution to the literature on the British Caribbean, and probably the most detailed analysis of its slave regime ever undertaken.

At the core of the study is an. Although recognizing the existence of Slave Population 18071834 book Slave Registration and Compensation Records, the bibliographer of the second volume of the Cambridge History of the British Empire, published infelt confident in commenting that 'these records are very detailed, but are disappointing in their content of historical material'.The analysis of the slave population of Jamaica presented in this book.

Recommended Reading: The SLAVE TRADE: THE STORY OF THE ATLANTIC SLAVE TRADE: - School Library Journal: Thomas concentrates on the economics, social acceptance, and politics of the slave trade.

The scope of the book is amazingly broad as the author covers virtually every aspect of the subject from the early days of the 16th century when great.

South Carolina, North Carolina, and Maryland each had overslaves. After the American Revolution, the Southern slave population exploded, reaching about million in and over million in Population of the South   Read "Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica " by B.W. Higman available from Rakuten Kobo.

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Civil War Statistics: Slaves as a Percentage of the U.S. Population () The chart below shows the numbers of Americans in each census year from toalong with the total population of slaves in America. The last column shows the what percentage of the total U.S. population were enslaved. Higman, B.Slave population and economy in Jamaica, / B.W.

Higman ; with a new introduction The Press, University of the West Indies Kingston, Jamaica Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be. Get this from a library. Slave population and economy in Jamaica, [B W Higman].

Book Review | August 01 Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, – Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, – By Higman, B. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, Maps. by: Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica – By B. Higman. New York, Cambridge University Press, Pp. vii + $ Buy Slave Populations of the British Caribbean Reprint by Higman, B.W.

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Cambridge Focusing on the complex interrelationship between changes in the structure of Jamaica’s slave population and in its plantation economy during the years between the abolition of the slave trade and emancipation, Higman not only deepens our knowledge of slavery Cited by: Slave Population by B.W.

Higman it was amazing avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 2 editions. Slave Populations of the British Caribbean B W Higman: Books -   Inthe slave population reached its peak of nea people; bythere w enslaved people, just 63 percent as many slaves as two decades earlier.

The University of the West Indies Press 7a Gibraltar Hall Road Mona, Kingston 7 Jamaica, West Indies Tel: () / Fax: () Web: es:   His publications--including Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, (), Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, (), and Montpelier, Jamaica: A Plantation Community in Slavery and Freedom, ()--are seminal works.

In addition to honoring Higman, editor Verene Shepherd has two other objectives. See B. Higman, Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, – (Cambridge University Press, ).

The registration returns are at T. 71, PRO. The registration returns are at T. 71, PRO. Google ScholarCited by: 5. Dr McKowan of Morant Bay, ‘Jamaica’, Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature 22 (): B.W.

Higman, Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica – (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ), 99– All references to the diary in this essay are given by date of entry in the original by: 4.

David Richardson, 'Slave exports from west and west-central Africa, – new estimates of volume and distribution', Journal of African History, (), Back to (10) Barry Higman, Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, – (; Kingston, Jamaica, ), – Back to (11). Barry William Higman (born 30 September ) is a retired Australian historian of Caribbean studies who primarily taught at the University of the West Indies from to During his career, Higman wrote multiple books including the Bancroft Prize winning work Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, before his retirement from academics in BWHigman SLAVE POPULATION AND ECONOMY IN JAMAICA nd from FOUN at University of the West Indies at St.

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