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After Africa

After Africa

extracts from British travel accounts and journals of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries concerning the slaves, their manners, and customs in the British West Indies

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies, British
    • Subjects:
    • Blacks -- West Indies, British -- History -- Sources.,
    • Blacks -- West Indies, British -- Social life and customs -- Sources.,
    • Slaves -- West Indies, British -- History -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementintroduced and edited by Roger D. Abrahams and John F. Szwed ; assisted by Leslie Baker and Adrian Stackhouse.
      ContributionsAbrahams, Roger D., Szwed, John F., 1936-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF2131 .A47 1983
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 444 p., [5] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages444
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3499897M
      ISBN 100300027486
      LC Control Number82020110

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