Sugar and slavery, family and race; the letters and diaries of Pierre Dessalles, planter in Martinique, 1808-1856

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    Authors & editors

    Forster, Elborg
    Forster, Robert

    Publisher John Hopkins University Press
    Year of publication 1996

    Medium Book

    Food (non-cereal) processes > Sugar
    People and communities > Slavery

    Scope & content24 page introduction surveying the key issues (see Divisons below) follwed by 280 pages translating the diary entries

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    Accession no. 230651

    • Shelf location: D400-FOR
    • Donor: David Nicholls

    Divisions within this publication

    • 1: Paternalism in slave society
    • 2: Politics, religion, family, home
    • 3: The sugar plantation: "La Nouvelle Cité"
    • 4: Outstanding slaves, white creoles, people of color
    • 5: Crisis and resolution