Early Caribbean Society
Established 2002

Transatlantic retrospections: Postcolonial engagements with the British eighteenth century
by Albert, Pamela Jane, Ph.D., University of Colorado at Boulder, 2005,
        265 pages; AAT 3188459

'So much things to say': The Creole testimony of West Indian slaves
    by Aljoe, Nicole N., Ph.D., Tufts University, 2005,
    181 pages; AAT 3191356

Casas y bohios: Territorial development and urban growth in XIX century Puerto Rico
    by Aponte-Pares, Luis, Ph.D., Columbia University, 1990,
    380 pages; AAT 9102398

Marking life and death on St. John, Virgin Islands, 1718-1950: An historical archaeology of commemoration through objects, space, and transformation

by Blouet, Helen, Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2010,
311 pages; AAT 3430674

    by BRANA-SHUTE, ROSEMARY, Ph.D., University of Florida, 1985,
    453 pages; AAT 8615444

"We are warrior women": A comparative study of resistance behavior of black women in Africa and in the Americas
    by Brown, Rayna Nichelle, M.A., Roosevelt University, 2004,
    37 pages; AAT 1419702

Capitalism, Leadership Development, and Democracy in the Caribbean: The Case of St. Kitts-Nevis
    by Browne, Whitman T., Ph.D., Walden University, 2011,
    262 pages; AAT 3439898

Faith and fortune: Religious identity and the politics of profit in the seventh-century caribbean.
    by Block, Kristen, Ph.D., Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, 2007,
    347 pages

Native domesticity: Eighteenth-century representations of the multiracial family in the Americas
    by Bush, Shannon Alma, Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 2005,
    245 pages; AAT 3179365

Completing the circle: Garifuna pilgrimage journeys from Belize to Yurumein
    by Buttram, Mance Edwin, M.A., The University of Arizona, 2007 ,
    129 pages; AAT 1442825

De-centering the Middle Passage: From pre- to postcolonialism on the black Atlantic
    by Campbell, Kofi O. S., Ph.D., The University of Western Ontario (Canada), 2005,
    271 pages; AAT NR12079

Eighteenth Century Voyagers to the Pacific and the South Seas and the Rise of Cultural Primitivism and the Noble Savage Idea
    by Carino, Soccorro Barbaran, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1970,
    172 pages; AAT 7114694

Sowing empire: Landscape and colonization in the eighteenth century
    by Cassid, Jill Helene. Ph.D., Harvard University, 1999,
    508 pages; AAT 9949741

Religion, Archaeology, and Social Relations: A Study of the Practice of Quakerism and Caribbean Slavery in the Eighteenth-Century British Virgin Islands
    by Chenoweth, John Martin, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 2011,
    401 pages; AAT 3469238

Inhabiting Isla Nena, 1514--2003: Island narrations, imperial dramas and VIeques, Puerto Rico
    by Cruz Soto, Marie, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2008,
    324 pages; AAT 3304955

La ville sauvage: 'Enlightened' colonialism and creole improvisation in New Orleans, 1699--17609
    by Dawdy, Shannon Lee, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2003,
    430 pages; AAT 3106042

Sacrifice and national identity: Foundational discourse in nineteenth century Cuban antislavery texts
    by DelCampo, Kelly Phipps, Ph.D., Emory University, 1995,
    300 pages; AAT 9536377

Defoe and the pirates function of genre conventions in raiding narratives
    by Dezoma, William J., Ph.D., Marquette University, 2004,
    156 pages; AAT 3133740

The amelioration of slavery in the Anglo-American imagination, 1770--1840
    by Dierksheide, Christa Breault, Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2009,
    291 pages; AAT 3364918

Wedlock and fetters: Marriage, antislavery and abolition in eighteenth century British literature, 1759--1808
    by Dominique, Lyndon Janson, Ph.D., Princeton University, 2003,
    199 pages; AAT 3103039

Erotic islands: The Caribbean of early eighteenth-century British literature
    by Downes, Melissa Kimball, Ph.D., The University of Iowa, 2001,
    260 pages; AAT 3034090

The Uses of History in the Caribbean Novel
    by Drake, Sandra Elizabeth, Ph.D., Stanford University, 1977,
    310 pages; AAT 7712628

Ecological difference and the ecology of subjectivization in sixteenth century nonfiction travel narrative to the Caribbean
    by Ferrer-Medina, Patricia, Ph.D., Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, 2010,
    239 pages; AAT 3418761

The sentimental fictions of empire in eighteenth-century England and France
    by Festa, Lynn Mary, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2000,
    329 pages; AAT 9965477

The Power of "Retributive Justice"*: Punishment and the Body in the Morant Bay Rebellion, 1865
    by Flores, Rachael A., M.A., The George Washington University, 2011,
    113 pages; AAT 1492324

When the "unprotected" body speaks: The narratives of nineteenth-century black females in the Caribbean and the United States
by Francis, Allison E., Ph.D., Washington University, 2005,
    274 pages; AAT 3207211

The Libertine colony: Ethnographies of Creolization in the French Caribbean, 1617--1797
    by Garraway, Doris Lorraine, Ph.D., Duke University, 2000,
    414 pages; AAT 3003928

The evolution of industrial development in Costa Rica: Political and institutional constraints to full utilization of factors of production
    by Graterol-Aranguren, Jose Antonio, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1992,
    269 pages; AAT 9236063

Rising cane: Sugar, people and the environment in nineteenth-century Antigua, West Indies
    by Gonzalez-Scollard, Edith, Ph.D., City University of New York, 2008 ,
    115 pages; AAT 3330498

The Late Mesoamerican village
    by Hanson, Craig A., Ph.D., Tulane University, 2008,
    1706 pages; AAT 3310069

Political thought in the British Caribbean, 1750--1785
    by Harding, Emily S., Ph.D., Columbia University, 2007,
    506 pages; AAT 3266593

The Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade: The Gold Coast, the Asante and the Era of Illegal Slave Trading, 1807--1874
    by Hargrove, Jarvis Lamar, Ph.D., Howard University, 2011,
    239 pages; AAT 3460671

"Homely adventures": Domesticity, travel, and the gender economy of colonial difference in eighteenth-century British literature
by Harrow, Sharon Rebecca, Ph.D., The University of Arizona, 1999,
    323 pages; AAT 9960288

The domestic architecture of the earliest british colonies in the american tropics: A study of the houses of the caribbean 'leeward' islands of st. christopher, nevis, antigua and montserrat. 1624--1726.
by Hobson, Daphne Louise, Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007.
    376 pages

From the harem to the plantation: Freedom, virtue, and slavery in Restoration and eighteenth-century British women's literature
    by Howard, Carol Lea, Ph.D., Columbia University, 1999,
    203 pages; AAT 9930729

Agricultural land use of Guadeloupe
    by Hoy, Don Roger, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1960,
    164 pages; AAT 6100147

Fatal revolutions: United States natural histories of the Greater Caribbean, 1707--1856
    by Iannini, Christopher Paul, Ph.D., City University of New York, 2004,
    315 pages; AAT 3127882

The Caribbean cotton production: An historical geography of the region's mystery crop
    by Jaquay, Barbara Gaye, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1997,
    199 pages; AAT 9729210

Migrant recitals: Pan-Caribbean interchanges in the aftermath of the Haitian Revolution, 1791--1850
    by Johnson-La O, Sara Elizabeth, Ph.D., Stanford University, 2001,
    224 pages; AAT 3028119

Revolution and reaction: Santo Domingo during the Haitian Revolution and beyond, 1791--1844
    by Jones, Christina Violeta, Ph.D., Howard University, 2008,
    261 pages; AAT 3307982

Contentious liberties: Gendered power and religious freedom in the nineteenth-century American mission to Jamaica
    by Kenny, Gale L., Ph.D., Rice University, 2008,
    406 pages; AAT 3309898

Consumer anthropology: New World foods and identities in the eighteenth-century Atlantic empire
    by Kim, Julie Chun, Ph.D., Duke University, 2005,
    233 pages; AAT 3191932

In pursuit of profit: Persistent Dutch influence on the inter-imperial trade of New York and the English Leeward Islands, 1621--1689
    by Koot, Christian J., Ph.D., University of Delaware, 2005,
    478 pages; AAT 3181854

Representations of the British West Indies from the Restoration to the American Revolution: Prolegomena to the field and a critical anthology of early Jamaica
    by Krise, Thomas Warren, Ph.D., The University of Chicago, 1995,
    598 pages; AAT 9530761

Appetite and desire in early American travel narratives
    by Lee, Heidi Oberholtzer, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 2005,
    201 pages; AAT 3202648

Frontier Landscapes, Missions, and Power: A French Jesuit Plantation and Church at Grand Bay, Dominica (1747--1763)
    by Lenik, Stephan Timothy, Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2010,
    364 pages; AAT 3437580

Race. class and resistance: Emancipation and its aftermath in antigua, 1831--1858.
    by Lightfoot, Natasha, Ph. D., New York University, 2007.
    437 pages; AAT 3296815

Children of uncertain fortune: Mixed-race migration from the West Indies to Britain, 1750-1820
    by Livesay, Daniel Alan, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2010,
    482 pages; AAT 3429262

From cultivation to cup: Caribbean coffee and the North American economy, 1765--1805
    by McDonald, Michelle Craig, Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2005,
    330 pages; AAT 3163885

The historical archaeology of Nevis, West Indies: Capitalism, environment, and the evolution of the Caribbean colonial landscape, 1625--1833
    by Meniketti, Marco Guido, Ph.D., Michigan State University, 2004,
    355 pages; AAT 3146072

Melancholy and fatal calamities: Natural disasters and colonial society in the British Greater Caribbean, 1623-1781
    by Mulcahy, Matthew Burke, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1999,
    330 pages; AAT 9941750

Portals of nature: Networks of natural history in eighteenth-century British plantation societies
    by Murphy, Kathleen S., Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University, 2008,
    359 pages; AAT 3288506

The Caribbean in the flow of global currents
    by Nankoe, M. Hakiem, Ph.D., State University of New York at Binghamton, 2007,
    341 pages; AAT 3290536

Mastery and social control in Tudor-Stuart England and the English West Indies
    by Newman, Brooke Nicole, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2008,
    317 pages; AAT 3336318

White creole women in the British West Indies: From stereotype to caricature
    by Northrop, Chloe Aubra, M.A., University of North Texas, 2010,
    113 pages; AAT 1492906

Representation and subjectivity in 16th and 17th century Afro-Hispanic Caribbean texts
    by Olsen, Margaret Mary, Ph.D., Tulane University, 1997,
    198 pages; AAT 9906394

A History of the East Indian Indentured Plantation Worker in Trinidad, 1845-1917
    by Perry, John Allen, Ph.D., Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, 1969,
    171 pages; AAT 7000259

Puerto Rico: Culture and education in a transitional era
    by Riestra, Miguel Angel, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1962,
    306 pages; AAT 6202958

Producing a peculiar commodity: Jamaican sugar production, slave life, and planter profits on the eve of abolition, 1750--1807
    by Ryden, David Beck, Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1999,
    337 pages; AAT 9952351

The urban archaeology of early Spanish Caribbean ports of call: The unfortunate story of Nombre de Dios
    by Salamanca-Heyman, Maria Fernanda, Ph.D., The College of William and Mary, 2009,
    349 pages; AAT 3371356

Gender and representation: The writings of Puerto Rican authors in the late nineteenth century (1870--1900)
    by Saldivia-Berglund, Marcela, Ph.D., The University of British Columbia (Canada), 2005,
    321 pages; AAT NQ99544

Free and Enslaved African Communities in Buff Bay, Jamaica: Daily Life, Resistance, and Kinship, 1750--1834
    by Saunders, Paula Veronica, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, 2009 ,
    319 pages; AAT 3467804

Archaeology of isolation: The 19th century Lazareto de Isla de Cabras, Puerto Rico
    by Schiappacasse, Paola A., Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2011,
    849 pages; AAT 3454417

A tale of two port cities: Contraband trade, the asiento contract, and conflict in the early modern Caribbean
    by Schmitt, Casey Sylvia, M.A., The University of Utah, 2011,
    88 pages; AAT 1491112

Island purgatory: Irish Catholics and the reconfiguring of the English Caribbean, 1650--1700
    by Shaw, Jenny, Ph.D., New York University, 2008,
    319 pages; AAT 3342370

The peopling of the Bahamas: A phylogeographical perspective
    by Simms, Tanya M., Ph.D., Florida International University, 2011,
    239 pages; AAT 3472063

Family life of slaves in Puerto Rico: Demographic evidence from the years 1675--1800
    Stark, David Martin, Ph.D., Indiana University, 1999,
    351 pages; AAT 9962736

Colonial production, domestic consumption: Narrative and politics in eighteenth-century Britain
    by Sussman, Charlotte Sacks, Ph.D., Cornell University, 1992,
    316 pages; AAT 9318822

Contesting hegemony through gender troping: A reexamination of gendered subjects in late nineteenth and early twentieth-century Spanish American narrative
    by Swier, Patricia Lapolla, Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2005,
    220 pages; AAT 3190315

The historical archaeology of the 17th- and 18th-century Jewish community of Nevis, British West Indies
    by Terrell, Michelle M., Ph.D., Boston University, 2000,
    363 pages; AAT 9962651

Slavery and religion in the Atlantic world: A comparative study of Christianity's impact on identity formation among slaves in colonial Spanish and British America, 1530--1800
by Turigliatto-Fahrney, Terri A., Ph.D., Saint Louis University, 2008,
      250 pages; AAT 3324230

Matelots, metis, and maroons meet mass comparison and the matrix: Possible influences from the indigenous languages of the Caribbean on the grammars of Caribbean Creoles
by Viada Bellido de Luna, Marta L., Ph.D., University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras (Puerto Rico), 2008,
    296 pages; AAT 3314531

Women and Resistance in the African Diaspora, with Special Focus on the Caribbean (Trinidad and Tobago) and U.S.A
by Washington, Clare Johnson, M.S., Portland State University, 2010,
    176 pages; AAT 1484280

"I laid my hands on a gorgeous cannibal woman": Anthropophagy in the imperial imagination, 1492--1763
    by Watson, Kelly Lea, Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2010,
    239 pages; AAT 3424557

Disease in the Torrid Zone: Malady and Medicine in eighteenth-century Saint Domingue
    by Weaver, Karol Kimberlee, Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University, 1999
    260 pgs, AAT 9960675

Empire islands: Castaways, cannibals, and fantasies of masculine incorporation in post/colonial island narratives
    by Weaver-Hightower, Rebecca Anne, Ph.D., University of Kentucky, 2002,
    336 pages; AAT 3062666

The Afro-Portuguese maritime world and the foundations of Spanish Caribbean society, 1570--1640
    by Wheat, David, Ph.D., Vanderbilt University, 2009,
    300 pages; AAT 3392541

Limited Resource Countries and Agricultural Development: A Methodology Used for the Caribbean
    by White, Marcia Noreen, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986,
    239 pages; AAT 8623437

"Strange contrasts": Intersubjectivity and the cohesion of romance in the novels of Charlotte Bronte and Jean Rhys
    by Williams, Anjali Joline, Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2005,
    269 pages; AAT 3182546

The indigenization of theology in the Caribbean
    by Williams, Lewin Lascelles, Ph.D., Union Theological Seminary, 1989,
    405 pages; AAT 9019603

Black slaves and messianic dreams in Bartolome de Las Casas's plans for an abundant Indies
    by Wilson, Andrew L., Ph.D., Princeton Theological Seminary, 2009,
    235 pages; AAT 34418

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