Montpelier, Jamaica

a plantation community in slavery and freedom, 1739-1912 by B. W. Higman

Publisher: Press University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-374) and index.

Other titlesPlantation community in slavery and freedom, 1739-1912
StatementB.W. Higman ; with contributions by George A. Aarons, Karlis Karklins, Elizabeth J. Reitz.
ContributionsAarons, George A., Karklins, Karlis., Reitz, Elizabeth Jean, 1946-
LC ClassificationsF1891.S14 H54 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 384 p.
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3597270M
ISBN 109766400393, 976640075X
LC Control Number2002319069

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