Eyewitness accounts of slavery in the Danish West Indies

also graphic tales of other slave happenings on ships and plantations by Isidor Paiewonsky

Publisher: Fordham University Press in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Social conditions,
  • Sources,
  • Slavery,
  • Slaves,
  • History

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementIsidore Paiewonsky
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHT1119.V6 P35 1989
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 166 p. :
Number of Pages166
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24746278M
ISBN 100823212599, 0823212602
ISBN 109780823212590, 9780823212606
LC Control Number89084742
OCLC/WorldCa20778224

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  Read G Company s War: Two Personal Accounts of the Campaigns in Europe, Ebook Free. Imports of new slaves from Africa was encouraged, however, in the meantime, and until the slave population of the Danish islands increased f to 35, persons. Emancipation. Slavery continued in the Danish West Indies after and the sugar production of Saint Croix continued to turn a profit until the s. Get this from a library! The Kamina folk: slavery and slave life in the Danish West Indies. [George F Tyson; Arnold R Highfield;] -- "Companion to the bibliography on the same topic (see item #bi #), work provides access to superb 18th- and 19th-century printed sources on slavery in the Danish Caribbean, most of them. I Paiewonsky, Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies, St Thomas, VI, USA, I. Paiewonsky, Links to pages dealing with the abolition of slavery in the Danish West Indies.

Slavery and the law in the Danish West Indies / Poul Erik Olsen --Enslavement, rebellion and emancipation in Africa: the Ghanaian experience / Akosua Adoma Perbi --Cultural marronage and the development of St. Johnian identity / Karen Fog Olwig --The journeys of Qvou, son of Eikoe of Osu in Guinea, and Banna, son of Naimbanna of Robana, Sierra. Gunvor Simonsen, Slave Stories: Law, Representation, and Gender in the Danish West , Denmark: Aarhus University Press, i + pp. (Paper US $ ). Scholarly works on slave testimonies in Caribbean courts are quite sparse due to the scarcity of sources. Get this from a library! Slave stories: law, representation, and gender in the Danish West Indies. [Gunvor Simonsen] -- In the Danish West Indies, hundreds of enslaved men and women and a handful of Danish judges engaged in a broken, often distorted dialogue in court. Their dialogue was shaped by a shared concern with.

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Press, ); Rufus King Papers, New York. From to Denmark had a colony in the Caribbean called the Danish West Indies, which consisted of the islands St. Thomas, St. Jan and St. Croix. In the colony was sold to the U.S. for $25 million in gold coin. March 31st is the centenary of Transfer Day, when the Danish West Indies was handed over to the U.S.

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Oldendorp’s Theological Ambivalence over Slavery in the Danish West Indies. This volume is an account of the development and destruction of slavery in St Thomas, St John and St Croix, the Caribbean islands which today comprise the US Virgin Islands.

The book sees slavery as fundamental to the entire fabric of colonial society, and pays particular attention to the social and political life of the whites and freedmen in interaction with the slaves.5/5(1). Book Description: In the Danish West Indies, hundreds of enslaved men and women and a handful of Danish judges engaged in a broken, often distorted dialogue in court.

Their dialogue was shaped by a shared concern with the ways slavery clashed with sexual norms and family life. Some enslaved men and women crafted respectable Christian self. The slave insurrection on St.

John in the Danish West Indies (now St. John, United States Virgin Islands) started on Novem when African slaves from Akwamu (present-day Ghana) revolted against the owners and managers of the island's g several months into Augustthe slave rebellion was one of the earliest and longest slave revolts in the Americas.

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Isidor Paiewonsky, Eyewitness Accounts of Slavery in the Danish West Indies On a well run slave ship, the process of stowing the slaves for the night began at sundown. One of the best descriptions of the process is to be found in the account of Capt. Theodore Canot as.

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Regular price $ colonies in the West Indies. African slaves were also brought to what is now the United States. In all, nearlyAfricans were sold to Britain’s North American colonies. Once in North America, however, the slave population steadily grew.

Byroughly 2 million slaves toiled in the United States. The Atlantic World Slavery. Importantly, Denmark’s abolition of the slave trade was not synonymous with the abolition of slavery in the Danish West Indies.

“The 18th century was a period of almost unvaryingly upward growth in the number of slaves, coincident with Denmark’s decision in to abolish the transatlantic slave trade in and with consequent feverish.

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Useful overview for non-specialists but aimed at a popular audience. Covers both the Danish slave trade and slavery in the Danish West Indies.

Hans Jonatan () was the subject of an important test case in Danish law on slavery. Fleeing to Iceland, he became one of the first people of colour to live in Iceland. Jonatan was born a slave on the plantation at Constitution Hill on the island of St Croix in the Caribbean, which had become a Danish colony in when purchased by.