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Liberties Lost : The Indigenous Caribbean and Slave Systems - Professor Hilary McD. Beckles

Liberties Lost

The Indigenous Caribbean and Slave Systems

Paperback Published: 18th November 2004
ISBN: 9780521435444
Number Of Pages: 248
For Ages: 14 - 16 years old

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Liberties Lost, like its companion volume, Freedoms Won, has been written by two of the Caribbean's leading historians, Professor Hilary Beckles and Professor Verene Shepherd. The book covers the history syllabus offered by the Caribbean Examinations Council, including the new Caribbean Advanced Proficiency syllabus in Caribbean/Atlantic history. It is of value to students and teachers engaged in the Cambridge A-Level syllabus on the post-emancipation history of the Caribbean, to college/university students participating in foundation courses in Caribbean history, as well as to the general reader seeking information on the history of the region. Topics covered in Liberties Lost include indigenous societies, Europe's Caribbean project; European settlement and rivalry; the Transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans; sugar and slavery; African culture and community life; revolt and resistance; and finally, Caribbean emancipation.

Introduction
The indigenous Caribbean people
The European-Caribbean Project
Spanish settlement and indigenous resistance
Other European settlement and rivalry
Europe and the spread of chattel slavery in Africa
The transatlantic trade in enslaved Africans
The Caribbean economy and enslavement
Making and marketing sugar
African culture and community life
Surviving enslavement: wealth and health factors
Revolt and marronage
Armed revolt
Caribbean emancipations
Additional sources for teachers.
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ISBN: 9780521435444
ISBN-10: 0521435447
Series: Caribbean
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 14 - 16 years old
For Grades: 9 - 11
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 18th November 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 27.2 x 21.6  x 1.0
Weight (kg): 0.64