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Book Chapter
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Robertson, James
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of History
Title, Analytic
'Stories' and 'histories' in late-seventeenth century Jamaica
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Author, Monographic
Monteith, Kathleen E.A.; Richards, Glen L.
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Title, Monographic
Jamaica in slavery and freedom: History, heritage and culture
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Refereed
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Place of Publication
Kingston, Jamaica
Publisher Name
University of the West Indies Press
Date of Publication
2002
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Page(s)
25-51
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Abstract
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.....
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