The Rebel Woman in the British West Indies During Slavery
  • Author : Lucille Mathurin
  • Release Date : 13 August 1975
  • Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 13 : 9768017244

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Book Description: "The Rebel Woman describes a period in Jamaica's history where women played an important part in different forms of protest against slavery. Mair's book details both the negative and positive methods of protest used by the enslaved people of the West Indies. An excellent reference for students researching topics relating to slavery, freedom and gender.

The Rebel Woman in the British West Indies During Slavery

The Rebel Woman in the British West Indies During Slavery

Author : Lucille Mathurin
Publisher : University of Oklahoma Press
Genre : Social Science
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"The Rebel Woman describes a period in Jamaica's history where women played an important part in different forms of protest against slavery. Mair's book details both the negative and positive methods of protest used by the enslaved people of the West Indies. An excellent reference for students researching topics relating ...

The Rebel Woman in the British West Indies During Slavery

The Rebel Woman in the British West Indies During Slavery

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Publisher : University of West Indies Press
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"The Rebel Woman describes a period in Jamaica's history where women played an important part in different forms of protest against slavery. Mair's book details both the negative and positive methods of protest used by the enslaved people of the West Indies. An excellent reference for students researching topics relating ...

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