Agency of the Enslaved

Agency of the Enslaved

Jamaica and the Culture of Freedom in the Atlantic World

eBook - 2013
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In Agency of the Enslaved: Jamaica and the Culture of Freedom in the Atlantic World, D.A. Dunkley challenges the notion that enslavement fostered the culture of freedom in the former colonies of Western Europe in the Americas. Dunkley explores the importance of the agency displayed by enslaved people and argues that this formed the real basis of the culture of freedom in the Atlantic societies. These struggles were not for freedom, but for the acknowledgment of the freedom that enslaved people knew was already theirs. This view inspired their attempts to undermine the slave system that the Bri.
Publisher: Lanham : Lexington Books, Ă2013
ISBN: 9780739168042
0739168045
9780739168035
0739168037
073919741X
9780739197417
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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