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The true and exact history of the island of Barbadoes, 1657 Richard Ligon

The true and exact history of the island of Barbadoes, 1657

Richard Ligon

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ISBN : 9789768078216
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176 pages
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Ligons True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados is the most significant book-length English text written about the Caribbean in the seventeenth century. [It] allows one to see the contested process behind the making of the CaribbeanMoreLigons True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados is the most significant book-length English text written about the Caribbean in the seventeenth century. [It] allows one to see the contested process behind the making of the Caribbean sugar/African slavery complex. Kupperman is one of the leading scholars of the early modern Atlantic world. . . . I cannot think of any scholar better prepared to write an Introduction that places Ligon, his text, and Barbados in an Atlantic historical context. The Introduction is quite thorough, readable, and accurate- the notes [are] exemplary! --Susan Parrish, University of Michigan