Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds

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Coinciding with the bicentenary of the abolition of the British slave trade, this multi-disciplinary volume chronicles the iconography of sugar, slavery, and the topography of Jamaica from the beginning of British rule in 1655 to the aftermath of emancipation in the 1840s. Focusing on the visual and material culture of slavery and emancipation in Jamaica, it offers new perspectives on art, music, and performance in Afro-Jamaican society and on the Jewish diaspora in the Caribbean. Central to the book is "Sketches of ...

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Art and Emancipation in Jamaica: Isaac Mendes Belisario and His Worlds
2007, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300116618

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