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Slavery in the Danish West Indies

Arnold R. Highfield

Slavery in the Danish West Indies

a bibliography

by Arnold R. Highfield

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Published by The Virgin Islands Humanities Council in St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
    • Subjects:
    • Slavery -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Bibliography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementArnold R. Highfield and George F. Tyson.
      ContributionsTyson, George F.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7164.S6 H54 1994, HT1119.V6 H54 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. ;
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL887075M
      ISBN 100916611140
      LC Control Number95176123

      Negro Slavery: Slave Society and Slave Life in the Danish West Indies. Bloomington, IN: Author House, E-mail Citation» A collection of newspaper articles exploring slavery in the Danish West Indies. Useful overview for non-specialists but aimed at a popular audience. Covers both the Danish slave trade and slavery in the Danish West Indies. Jensen, Nicholas Thode, For the Health of the Enslaved: Slaves, Medicine and Power in the Danish West Indies, – (Copenhagen, ). Lundahl, Mats, .

      Title: Negro Slavery: Slave Society and Slave Life in the Danish West Indies Format: Hardcover Product dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Shipping dimensions: pages, 9 X 6 X in Published: Febru Publisher: Authorhouse Language: English. Slavery continued in the Danish West Indies after and the sugar production of Saint Croix continued to turn a profit until the s. At that time sugar prices fell, as competition was intensified from beet sugar grown in Europe and cane sugar from the larger Caribbean islands with more industrialized ways of production.

      Eyewitness accounts of slavery in the Danish West Indies: also graphic tales of other slave happenings on ships and plantations by Paiewonsky, Isidor.   Slave Society in the Danish West Indies: St. Thomas, and : : Hall, Neville A. T., B. W., Higman: BooksReviews: 4.


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Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies. Also Graphic Tales of Other Slave Happenings on Ships and Plantations. by P I. (Isador Paiewonsky). and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In this provocative book Neville Hall offers a comprehensive study of slave society in the Danish West Indies.

Covering the entire period of slavery in the territory--from to Hall focuses on slave rebellion andresistance and discusses the legislative system introduced to control the slave population.

This volume is an account of the development and destruction of slavery in St Thomas, St John and St Croix, the Caribbean islands which today comprise the US Virgin Islands.

The book sees slavery as fundamental to the entire fabric of colonial society, and pays particular attention to the social and political life of the whites and freedmen in interaction with the slaves.5/5(1). “Few scholars have the necessary language skills to explore sugar slavery in the Danish and Dutch West Indies.

In For the Health of the Enslaved: Slaves, medicine and power in the Danish West Indies,Niklas Thode Jensen offers us a rare opportunity to learn about aspects of sugar planting and its impact on the enslaved in St.

Croix, the primary sugar island in the Danish West. The Question of Rights in a Colour-Conscious Empire: The Danish West Indies and the Global Age of Revolutions (–) The Overly Candid Missionary Historian: C.G.A. Oldendorp’s Theological Ambivalence over Slavery in the Danish West Indies.

This database contains Danish records relating to slavery in what became the U.S. Virgin Islands. Historical Background. The Danish presence in the Caribbean began in the midth century, and in the islands of St.

Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John became Danish colonies known as the Danish West Indies. From to Denmark had a colony in the Caribbean called the Danish West Indies, which consisted of the islands St.

Thomas, St. Jan and St. Croix. In the colony was sold to the U.S. for $25 million in gold coin. March 31st is the centenary of Transfer Day, when the Danish West Indies was handed over to the U.S. “We know the truth even if we would rather not know it.

Very few schoolchildren hear about Danish ships that sailedslaves from Danish forts in Africa. of them ended in the Danish West Indies. How one in ten slaves died on the journey and were thrown overboard.

A very interesting book that covers Dutch, English but mostly Danish involvement in Africa and the West Indies. If you have any interest in the history of slavery I highly recommend this book/5.

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Antilles Press, - American poetry. Download Tales From The West Indies in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Tales From The West Indies Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. Slavery was foundational to Britain’s prosperity and rise to global power.

Throughout the eighteenth century the empire’s epicenter lay not in North America, Africa, or India but in a handful of small sugar-producing Caribbean islands.

The two most important—tiny Barbados and its larger, distant neighbor Jamaica—were among the most profitable places on earth. slavery in the danish west indies Download slavery in the danish west indies or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get slavery in the danish west indies book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in. The Danish West Indies / Slavery; Engraved ivory tusk with images of the slave trade / Photo: Peter Danstrøm, The National Museum of Denmark.

Slavery and Slave Trade. In total it is estimated that aboutenslaved Africans were transported by Danish ships to the Caribbean. Many of them never survived the journey, and if they did a hard.

Slavery and the law in the Danish West Indies / Poul Erik Olsen --Enslavement, rebellion and emancipation in Africa: the Ghanaian experience / Akosua Adoma Perbi --Cultural marronage and the development of St.

Johnian identity / Karen Fog Olwig --The journeys of Qvou, son of Eikoe of Osu in Guinea, and Banna, son of Naimbanna of Robana, Sierra. Get this from a library. The Kamina folk: slavery and slave life in the Danish West Indies. [George F Tyson; Arnold R Highfield;] -- "Companion to the bibliography on the same topic (see item #bi #), work provides access to superb 18th- and 19th-century printed sources on slavery in the Danish Caribbean, most of them.

The decapitation of slaves convicted of major crimes was not unusual in the British West Indies. The thirteen engravings in this book (a list with their descriptions is on pp. ) and the drawings on which they are based, were made by the author; he had been living in.

Slave Society in the Danish West Indies by Neville a T Hall,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. (). Slave stories: law, representation, and gender in the Danish West Indies. Slavery & Abolition: Vol.

40, No. 2, pp. “Roopnarine's new book fills a long-vacant gap in the historiography of the 19th century Danish West Indies, namely a close study of the presence and influence of an immigrant Indian community after Emancipation in Buy Negro Slavery: Slave Society and Slave Life in the Danish West Indies by Eddie Donoghue online at Alibris.

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