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Department of History
'Stories' and 'histories' in late-seventeenth century Jamaica
Monteith, Kathleen E.A.; Richards, Glen L.
Jamaica in slavery and freedom: History, heritage and culture
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University of the West Indies Press
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Looks at the historical elements in the stories that the late 17th century Jamaican settlers used to explain their new status and prospects, as well as the history of the island before their arrival. Concludes that the importance of these stories in shaping an understanding of the history of Jamaica should be recognised as well as the fact that these stories also have their own histories.....