By Susan Dwyer Amussen
As English colonists within the Caribbean speedy turned large-scale slaveholders, they proven new corporations of work, new makes use of of authority, new legislation, and new modes of violence, punishment, and repression as a way to deal with slaves. focusing on Barbados and Jamaica, England's most crucial colonies, Amussen appears to be like at cultural exports that affected the improvement of race, gender, hard work, and sophistication as different types of criminal and social id in England. recommendations of legislation and punishment within the Caribbean supplied a version for multiplied definitions of crime in England; the association of sugar factories served as a version for early industrialization; and the development of the "white girl" within the Caribbean contributed to altering notions of "ladyhood" in England. As Amussen demonstrates, the cultural alterations priceless for settling the Caribbean grew to become a massive, although uncounted, colonial export.
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Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society, 1640-1700 by Susan Dwyer Amussen