Category Archives: British Virgin Islands

Caribbean Project: Review: The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex

New World Philip D. Curtin’s The Rise and Fall of the Plantation Complex is a series of essays about the transnational entity that we have described here as “the Golden Circle” or the “South Atlantic System.” Curtin coined the term “South … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Review: Amazing Grace (2006)

Great Britain Now playing … the story of William Wilberforce and British abolitionism. This is the whole two hour movie. I will write a review this evening or tomorrow. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBjvQ7GN47I]

Posted in Anti-Racism, Anti-White, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Barbuda, Bermuda, Britain, British Guiana, British Virgin Islands, British West Indies, Christianity, Dominica, History, Jamaica, Leeward Islands, Liberalism, Montserrat, Negroes, Nevis, Race Realism, Race Relations, Racism, Religion, Slavery, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Vincent, Tobago, Trinidad, White Supremacy, Whiteness, Windward Islands | 40 Comments

Caribbean Project: Review: The Mighty Experiment

Great Britain Seymour Drescher’s The Mighty Experiment: Free Labor versus Slavery in British Emancipation is an attempt to understand the abolition of slavery in the British West Indies in terms of the neutral appeals to social science made by abolitionists … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Free Labor Jamaica vs. Slave Labor Cuba

British West Indies In Caribbean Project: Review: Slave Society in Cuba During the Nineteenth Century, we saw how the abolition of slavery in Haiti (1794) and the British West Indies (1838) set off an economic boom in slave labor Spanish … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: Abolition and the Weakness of British Racialism, 1788 to 1838

Great Britain This is very significant: “Far from strengthening the authority of natural science on this question, the British debate over slavery tended to marginalize racial analysis, insofar as it tended to imply inherent and inherited differences in potential and … Continue reading

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Caribbean Project: The Leeward Islands

Leeward Islands It is time for some pure escapism from BRA … a journey to the Leeward Islands in the northern Lesser Antilles, the British Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, St. Kitts, Nevis, Barbuda, Antigua, Montserrat, Guadeloupe, Saint Barthélemy, and … Continue reading

Posted in Antigua, Barbuda, British Virgin Islands, British West Indies, Diversity, Guadeloupe, History, Leeward Islands, Montserrat, Negroes, Nevis, Race Relations, Racism, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Martin, St. Kitts, U.S. Virgin Islands | 7 Comments