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Slave Women In Caribbean Society, 1650 1838

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"... pioneering study in an area long neglected by historians." -- Women's Review of Books

"... we must admire this as an important and interesting contribution." -- The Times of the Americas

"Bush's well-organized and clearly written book will appeal to readers interested in women's studies and comparative studies of the black diaspora.... readable and valuable... " -- Choi

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Published (first published April 1st 1990)
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Tara
I recently took this off my shelf and thumbed through it cause I wasn't quite sure why I held onto it after college. I later remembered. I really enjoyed this book and learning about slavery in the Caribbean. I took a Slavery in the Americas class my last year of college and this book was part of the literature for that class. We had a guest speaker come in who was from Jamaica and was a Black History teacher at UW and he was the one who directed the lecture on slavery in the Caribbean. I don't ...more
Priscilla Alexis
An excellent an easy read of the world of slave women. Primarily based in British Caribbean nations, the book provides a carefully researched study valuable for historians, anthropologists, those interested in African American studies, women's studies, and a wide range of topics.
Mary Robinette Kowal
It's a clear, articulate look at issues specific to women that were often overlooked by other narratives of slavery in the Carribbean.

On a personal note, this was bbsolutely pivotal in my research for Of Noble Family and totally reshaped what I'd planned to do with the novel.
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