New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Seller ID: 00237s
Octavo, navy blue cloth & boards (hardcover), xix, 378 pp. Near-Fine, in a Very Good+ dust jacket with very slight edgewear. Ò...Tells the riveting story of a pivotal moment in the history of slavery. Studying the complaints brought by slaves to the office of the Protector of Slaves, she reconstructs the experience of slavery through the eyes of the Demerara slaves themselves. Da Casta also draws on eyewitness accounts, official records, and private journals (most notable the diary of John Smith...), to paint a vivid portrait of a society in transistion, shaken to its foundations by the re... View More...