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White Fury: a Jamaican slaveholder and the Age of Revolution

White Fury: a Jamaican slaveholder and the Age of Revolution
White Fury: a Jamaican slaveholder and the Age of Revolution
*The story of one of Jamaica's most powerful colonial inhabitants: Simon Taylor, one of the wealthiest and most influential slaveholders of the eighteenth-century British empire.

*Offers new insights into the merciless machinery and hazards of Jamaican plantation life through Taylor's letters.

*Examines the impacts of the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions on the British imperial slave system.

*Details the importance of sugar and slavery to the eighteenth-century empire, the rise of the Caribbean planter class, and the struggle over the future of slavery that took place during the Age of Revolution.
Oxford University Press
Petley, Christer
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Petley, Christer
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Petley, Christer (2018) White Fury: a Jamaican slaveholder and the Age of Revolution , Oxford. Oxford University Press, 320pp.

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Abstract

*The story of one of Jamaica's most powerful colonial inhabitants: Simon Taylor, one of the wealthiest and most influential slaveholders of the eighteenth-century British empire.

*Offers new insights into the merciless machinery and hazards of Jamaican plantation life through Taylor's letters.

*Examines the impacts of the American, French, and Haitian Revolutions on the British imperial slave system.

*Details the importance of sugar and slavery to the eighteenth-century empire, the rise of the Caribbean planter class, and the struggle over the future of slavery that took place during the Age of Revolution.

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Accepted/In Press date: 2018
Published date: 11 October 2018

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Local EPrints ID: 419305
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/419305
PURE UUID: ae48a057-2149-4dd5-a312-4878d1600c7e
ORCID for Christer Petley: ORCID iD orcid.org/0000-0002-0616-1871

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Date deposited: 10 Apr 2018 16:30
Last modified: 25 Jul 2019 00:34

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