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Slave Master of Trinidad William Hardin Burnley and the Nineteenth-Century Atlantic World

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ISBN-10: 1625343701

ISBN-13: 9781625343703

Edition: 2018

Authors: Selwyn R. Cudjoe, Selwyn R. Cudjoe

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William Hardin Burnley (1780--1850) was the largest slave owner in Trinidad during the nineteenth century. Born in the United States to English parents, he settled on the island in 1802 and became one of its most influential citizens and a prominent agent of the British Empire. A central figure among elite and moneyed transnational slave owners, Burnley moved easily through the Atlantic world of the Caribbean, the United States, Great Britain, and Europe, and counted among his friends Alexis de Tocqueville, British politician Joseph Hume, and prime minister William Gladstone. In this first full-length biography of Burnley, Selwyn R. Cudjoe chronicles the life of Trinidad's "founding father"…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Publication date: 11/1/2018
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.95" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English