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Children of Uncertain Fortune

Mixed-Race Jamaicans in Britain and the Atlantic Family, 1733-1833

Children of Uncertain Fortune( )
Author: Livesay, Daniel
Series title:Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, Williamsburg, Virginia Ser.
ISBN:978-1-4696-3443-2
Publication Date:Dec 2017
Publisher:University of North Carolina Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $109.00
Book Description:

By tracing the largely forgotten eighteenth-century migration of elite mixed-race individuals from Jamaica to Great Britain, Children of Uncertain Fortune reinterprets the evolution of British racial ideologies as a matter of negotiating family membership. Using wills, legal petitions, family correspondences, and inheritance lawsuits, Daniel Livesay is the first scholar to follow the hundreds of children born to white planters and Caribbean women of color who crossed the ocean...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Biracial & Multiracial Studies
Social Science / Sociology / General
Social Science / Race & Ethnic Relations
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):15.545 x 23.495 cm
Book Weight:0.313 Kilograms



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