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Title: The slaves, the state and the church : slavery and amelioration in Jamaica 1797-1833
Author: Dunkley, Daive Anthony
ISNI:       0000 0004 2671 7851
Awarding Body: University of Warwick
Current Institution: University of Warwick
Date of Award: 2008
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This study explores slave agency and slave abolitionism during amelioration in Jamaica. The amelioration period was chosen because it offered the slave opportunities to acquire their freedom and improve their condition. Therefore, slave agency and abolitionism occurred more frequently after the start of amelioration, which officially began in Jamaica in 1797 when the planters embarked on a programme designed to improve slavery and prolong its existence. Amelioration continued until the British Parliament voted to abolish slavery in 1833.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: F1201 Latin America (General)