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The Reaper's Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery

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What did people make of death in the world of Atlantic slavery? In The Reaper's Garden, Vincent Brown asks this question about Jamaica, the staggeringly profitable hub of the British Empire in America--and a human catastrophe. Popularly known as the grave of the Europeans, it was just as deadly for Africans and their descendants. Yet among the survivors, the dead remained both a vital presence and a social force. In this compelling and evocative story of a world in flux, Brown shows that death was as generative as it was ...

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0674057120

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9780674057128

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The Reaper's Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery
2010, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674057128

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2008, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA

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