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Published by F. Cass in London, Portland, Or .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Leeward Islands (West Indies)

Subjects:

  • Freedmen -- Leeward Islands (West Indies),
  • Slaves -- Emancipation -- Leeward Islands (West Indies),
  • Leeward Islands (West Indies) -- Social conditions.,
  • Leeward Islands (West Indies) -- Economic conditions.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Karen Fog Olwig.
SeriesStudies in slave and post-slave societies and cultures
ContributionsOlwig, Karen Fog, 1948-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHN244.A8 S6 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL782480M
ISBN 100714645761, 0714642258
LC Control Number95014437

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