A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados (Hackett by Richard Ligon,Karen Ordahl Kupperman

By Richard Ligon,Karen Ordahl Kupperman

"Ligon's True and detailed background of the Island of Barbados is the main major book-length English textual content written in regards to the Caribbean within the 17th century. [It] permits one to work out the contested method in the back of the making of the Caribbean sugar/African slavery complex.

Kupperman is likely one of the major students of the early glossy Atlantic global. . . . i will not contemplate any student larger ready to write down an creation that areas Ligon, his textual content, and Barbados in an Atlantic old context.

The creation is sort of thorough, readable, and actual; the notes [are] exemplary!"
-Susan Parrish, University of Michigan

"A foundational textual content for the historical past and literature of the early Caribbean and the early Americas. Kupperman's specialist advent and annotations . . . make this significant textual content come alive for scholarly and undergraduate audiences alike. In all elements, this variation is a version of ancient and textual scholarship."
-Ralph Robert Bauer, University of Maryland

"Scholars, scholars, and normal readers will applaud and significantly delight in the context Kupperman offers in her hugely informative, insightful creation and notes. This quantity deals readers the chance to discover Ligon's international and instances, while sugar and black slavery have been dramatically and aggressively reworking Caribbean society and contributing to English fiscal, maritime, and imperial strength."
-David Barry Gaspar, Duke University

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