Tag Archives: Slavery and Slave Life in Barbados

An Early Edict on Slavery in English America: The Barbados Resolution of 1636

2018 (Jerome S. Handler) “An Early Edict on Slavery in English America: The Barbados Resolution of 1636,” submitted to Slavery & Abolition. A resolution on slavery by the Barbados Governor and Council in 1636 has been widely cited and quoted … Continue reading

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Production Activities in the Household Economies of Plantation Slaves: Barbados and Martinique, Mid-1600s to Mid-1800s

2014 (J. Handler & D. Wallman) “Production Activities in the Household Economies of Plantation Slaves: Barbados and Martinique, Mid-1600s to Mid-1800s.” International Journal of Historic Archaeology. 18 June 2014. Formerly British and French colonies, the eastern Caribbean islands of Barbados … Continue reading

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The Ethnohistorical Approach to Slavery

1985 (F. W. Lange and J. S. Handler) “The Ethnohistorical Approach to Slavery.” In T. Singleton, ed., The Archaeology of Slavery and Plantation Life (New York: Academic Press), pp. 15-32. Drawing from experiences in the study of slavery in Barbados, … Continue reading

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