Slave Populations of the British Caribbean, 1807-1834
- Published: August 1996
Reprint of work that originally appeared in 1984. Excellent and thorough treatment of major demographic aspects of British Caribbean slavery from abolition of slave trade to slave emancipation. Draws heavily on extensive data available from slave registration returns for various islands to provide comparative perspective of nature of slave life. Excellent tables and figures. Essential for serious scholars of the region.
-Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58