By Richard Ligon,Karen Ordahl Kupperman

"Ligon's True and distinctive heritage of the Island of Barbados is the main major book-length English textual content written in regards to the Caribbean within the 17th century. [It] permits one to determine the contested strategy at the back of the making of the Caribbean sugar/African slavery complex.

Kupperman is without doubt one of the prime students of the early smooth Atlantic global. . . . i can't think about any student larger ready to jot down an creation that locations Ligon, his textual content, and Barbados in an Atlantic old context.

The creation is kind of thorough, readable, and exact; the notes [are] exemplary!"
-Susan Parrish, University of Michigan

"A foundational textual content for the background and literature of the early Caribbean and the early Americas. Kupperman's professional advent and annotations . . . make this significant textual content come alive for scholarly and undergraduate audiences alike. In all features, this version is a version of ancient and textual scholarship."
-Ralph Robert Bauer, University of Maryland

"Scholars, scholars, and normal readers will applaud and vastly savor the context Kupperman offers in her hugely informative, insightful advent and notes. This quantity deals readers the chance to discover Ligon's international and occasions, whilst sugar and black slavery have been dramatically and aggressively reworking Caribbean society and contributing to English monetary, maritime, and imperial strength."
-David Barry Gaspar, Duke University

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