Unprofitable Servants: Crown Slaves in Berbice, Guyana, 1803-1831

Unprofitable Servants: Crown Slaves in Berbice, Guyana, 1803-1831 by Alvin Thompson epub pdf fb2

Title: Unprofitable Servants: Crown Slaves in Berbice, Guyana, 1803-1831
Author: Alvin Thompson
ISBN10: 9766401209
ISBN13: 978-9766401207
Publisher: University of the West Indies Press (September 5, 2000)
Language: English
Subcategory: Americas
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Pages: 321 pages
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Unprofitable Servants: Crown Slaves in Berbice, Guyana, 1803-1831 by Alvin Thompson


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A study of governmental slaves in Berbice from 1803 to 1831. The author illustrates that the imperial government arrived at the general abolition of slavery throughout its colonies in a rather ad hoc and piecemeal fashion. He also raises questions about the government's commitment to abolition.