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political economy of fertility in the British West Indies 1891-1921

Dennis Arthur Brown

political economy of fertility in the British West Indies 1891-1921

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Published by Consortium Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of the West Indies in Mona, Jamaica .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fertility, Human -- Economic aspects -- Trinidad and Tobago.,
  • Fertility, Human -- Economic aspects -- Grenada.,
  • Mortality -- Trinidad and Tobago.,
  • Mortality -- Grenada.,
  • Trinidad and Tobago -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.,
  • Grenada -- Emigration and immigration -- Economic aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography : p. [126]-133.

    StatementD.A.V. Brown.
    SeriesNew generation series, New generation series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 133 p. ;
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22397738M
    ISBN 109764101240

    Klein, Herbert S. and Stanley Engerman, "Fertility Differentials between Slaves in the United States and the British West Indies: A Note on Lactation Practices and Their Possible Implications," William and Mary Quarterly 35 (): In , it became a province in the Federation of the West Indies, a federation among all of the British West Indies. Jamaica attained full independence by leaving the federation in Strong economic growth averaging about six percent per annum marked its first ten years of independence under conservative governments led successively by.   The following excerpt comes from George Donelson Moss’s book The Rise of Modern America: A History of the American People, “The most important trend of the s was the emergence of a new mass consumer culture that fostered changes in the ways many Americans worked, lived, and cared for one another.


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Political Economy of Fertility in the British West Indies, Paperback – October 1, by Dennis A. Brown (Author) See all formats and Cited by: 1. The Political Economy of Fertility in the British West Indies avg rating — 0 ratings — published Want to Read saving 5/5(1). By the early 19th century, the British Empire encompassed much more than just the West Indies and while what happened in the West Indies was important, its importance was less than it had been.

This was a period when Britain expanded its rule into India, Africa and Australia and traded extensively with the United States and with Latin America. The Political Economy of Fertility in the British West Indies By D. Brown University of the West Indies Press, Read preview Overview Managing Reproductive Life: Cross-Cultural Themes in Sexuality and Fertility By Soraya Tremayne Berghahn Books, 5 See Dennis Arthur Brown, The Political Economy of Fertility in the British West Indies, – (Kingston, Jamaica: University of West Indies, ) 6 See, for instance, “Monthly Return of Births in this Colony,” Esquebbo and Demerara Gazette,accessed Janu Brown, D.

The political economy of fertility in the British West Indies Kingston, Jamaica: University of the West Indies Press. Brown, D. Social policy in the Caribbean, its history and development: The evolution of social policy and its modern influences in the Caribbean.

A critique of sport is offered, based on the poem, The Englanders, by Rudyard Kipling. Kipling felt that sport acted as a diversion from more serious matters, and served as a means of asserting British domination on its colonies.

West Indian cricket between. One of the themes of this book is the relative neglect of the southern continental colonies and the West Indies by historians of early British America. Recent work on the Chesapeake has done a great deal to right the balance for that region, but the new interest in the colonial South has just begun to reach the Carolinas and Georgia.

EXPLORATIONS IN ECONOMIC HIST () Economic Change and Contract Labor in the British Caribbean: The End of Slavery and the Adjustment to Emancipation STANLEY L. ENGERMAN* University of Rochester The adjustments to the end of slavery, and the transition to.

new forms of labor organization, differed considerably among the various parts of the British West Indies. What was the impact of the British decision in to deny the United States the right to trade with the British West Indies.

Question 7 options: The United States attempted to colonize one of the islands. The United States declared an embargo on England. U.S. ships began to sail under the French flag. U.S. merchants were economically. The role played by British politicians in this new pro-natalism has, however, yet to be fully explored.

8 Britain’s Caribbean political economy of fertility in the British West Indies 1891-1921 book were a significant context for the emergence of ‘population’ as a political problem in the British empire, and for the subsequent development of state-sponsored reproductive engineering. 9 The labour.

“Fertility Differentials between Slaves in the U.S. and the British West Indies: A Note on Lactation Practices and Their Possible Implications,” with Herbert S. Klein, William and Mary Quarterly (April ). Reprinted in Paul Finkelman (ed.), Comparative Issues in Slavery, Garland ().

Slavery was abolished in the British West Indies with passage of the Slavery Abolition Act of The British did not immediately shift to free labour. A system of apprenticeship was implemented alongside emancipation in Britain's Caribbean possessions that required slaves to continue labouring for their former masters for a period of four to six years in exchange for provisions.

The growth and expansion of the West Indian economy had progressed unhindered for almost one century and a half toexcept for minor setbacks during wartime or because of natural disasters. The American War of Independence, in Williams'opinion, had sparked the continuous decline of the British West Indies.

This process of decline. The Political Economy of Fertility in the British West Indies By D. Brown University of the West Indies Press, Read preview Overview Fertility and Household Labour in Tanzania: Demography, Economy, and Society in Rufiji District, C.

Hilary Beckles, 'The Years' War: slave resistance in the British West Indies, an overview of the historiography', Jamaican Historical Review, 13 (), 1– Back to (2) David Eltis, The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas (Cambridge, ), While many historians argue that the sex ratio in the slave trade resulted from the.

The paper examines the compatibility or usefulness of fit between epistemologically disparate quantitative survey data and qualitative life narrative data gleaned in the study of poverty in the Caribbean. It aims to find out whether or not the different approaches to the understanding of “reality” on which the two methodologies are based preclude the integration of their findings as a.

After the British census ofand the abolition of the Atlantic slave trade to British West Indian colonies inthe contrast became increasingly obvious to contemporaries, and played an important role in the development of anti-slavery ideology.

About half the female slave population in the British Caribbean in the mid‐eighteenth century and as many as a third at the time of emancipation remained childless compared with only 10 per cent of slave women in the United States.

2 2 J. Ward, British West Indian Slavery: The Process of Amelioration, – (Oxford, ) [hereafter. Katherine Paugh’s study draws on a wide range of contemporary published, and archival, sources to expand upon existing research and claims to adopt a new approach in seeking ‘to trace the consequences of demographic failure for the political and economic history of the British West Indies and the Atlantic world during the age of abolition.

Byabout 85% of the white population in the British colonies was of English, Irish, Scottish, or Welsh descent, with 9% of German origin and 4% Dutch. These populations continued to grow at a rapid rate throughout the 18th century primarily because of high birth rates and relatively low death rates.

The British West Indies,with special reference to the implementation of the Royal Commission Report. A history of Brazilian book publishing, with particular reference to the publishing of literature. Hallewell, L. Political economy and political ideology: the public debt in 18th-century Britain and America.

Vernier. This book is an introductory history of racial slavery in the Americas. Brazil and Cuba were among the first colonial societies to establish slavery in the early sixteenth century.

Approximately a century later British colonial Virginia was founded, and slavery became an integral part of local culture and society. These classic studies of the history of economic change in 19th- and 20th-century United States, Canada, and British West Indies examine national product; capital stock and wealth; and fertility.

Hamilton’s place in American history as one of its leading figures is not suggested by the circumstances of his birth and early life. He was born on the tiny sugar island of Nevis in the British West Indies, and even his date of birth is uncertain, either Janu (the scholarly consensus) or.

This article traces the deformation of political economy’s concept of reproduction in the post West Indies, where the abolition of the slave trade had destroyed the conditions of a value. George L. Beckford, Persistent Poverty: Under development in Plantation Economies of the Third World, (New York and London, ), p.

See also, Lloyd Best, ‘Outlines of a Model of Pure Plantation Economy’, Social and Economic Studies, XVII, (), pp. –Andre Gunder Frank’s works on the relationship between development and underdevelopment treat this problem on a more.

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You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've. British manufacturers demanded cotton, which grew well in the southern interior as well as the West Indies, Brazil, and Bengal. Short staple cotton grown in the American South emerged as the favorite, although American planters continued to compete with counterparts in northeastern Brazil.

-a highly religious man who was a member of Parliament who led the fight for abolition- the end of the slave trade & slavery in the British Empire (Parliament passed bill to end slave trade in British West Indies in )-after he retired from Parliament, continued his fight to free slaves (Britain abolished slavery in its empire in ).

‘The West Indies and the Conversion of the British Official Classes to the Development Idea’, Journal of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, 1 (Mar.

), 55– Johnson, H. ‘The “Jamaica ” celebrations of commemoration in a colonial polity’, Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History, 2 (), – Sugar plantations in the Caribbean were a major part of the economy of the islands in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries.

Most Caribbean islands were covered with sugar cane fields and mills for refining the main source of labor, until the abolition of chattel slavery, was enslaved the abolition of slavery, indentured laborers from India and other places were brought to. Such conditions of overwork, and grossly reduced life expectancy, prevailed in the West Indies prior to the elimination of the slave trade, and later in the slave plantations of the U.S.

South when incorporated in a major way into the world capitalist economy with the development of the cotton industry and the Industrial Revolution in Britain.

The Gambia (/ ˈ ɡ æ m b i ə / (); Mandinka: Kambiya ߞߊߡߓߌߦߊ ‎; Wolof: Gámbi, Fula: Gammbi 𞤘𞤢𞤥𞥆𞤦𞤭 ‎), officially the Republic of The Gambia, is a country in West is the smallest country within mainland Africa, and is surrounded by Senegal, except for its western coast on the Atlantic Gambia is situated on both sides of the lower reaches of.

In the final part of the book, Richardson casts her eye further afield to the political experiences of women abroad. Inas the final peace of Vienna was being finalised, Europe opened its doors to visitors.

British women were among the many who took advantage of the peaceful continent and its corridors to the world beyond. These classic studies of the history of economic change in 19th- and 20th-century United States, Canada, and British West Indies examine national product; capital stock and wealth; and fertility, health, and mortality.

"A 'must have' in the library of the serious economic historian."—Samuel Bostaph, Southern Economic Journal. The passage symbolized freedom but not security for it involved [1] P.P.

/XXIX/, Papers relative to Trinidad [2] Nevis council minutes,loc. cit. [3] Alan H. Adamson, Sugar without slaves: the political economy of British Guiana, (New Haven ) 44 [4] P.P. /XLVI/, Tables of the revenue, population, commerce. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The reversal of population trends in Europe at the end of the 19th century has been seen as resulting directly from urbanization and industrialization.

However, this book argues that fertility decline can be explained in terms of changes in cultural and social structure. The Turks and Caicos Islands (abbreviated TCI; / t ɜːr k s / and / ˈ k eɪ k ə s,-k oʊ s,-k ɒ s /) are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the Atlantic Ocean and northern West Indies.

They are known primarily for tourism and as an offshore financial centre. For more on practices of lactation and its effect on fertility, see Herbert Klein and Stanley Engerman, ‘Fertility Differentials between Slaves in the United States and the British West Indies: A Note on Lactation Practices and Their Possible Implications’, William and Mary Quarterly 3rd ser.

35, no. 2. Westminster and Whitehall dominated the British political stage, though vigorous political debates occurred outside their confines. for the plantations in America and the West Indies .The West Indies Sugar Economy and the Abolition of the British Slave Trade, JIH, Winter See readings on revolutions in the Atlantic World – Judith Kafka; R.

Darrell Meadows, David Geggus, Patrick O’Brien, Andrew O’Shaughnessey, Peggy Liss, Franklin Knight, etc.the British West Indies (Hall ; Moore and Johnson 96–). Regulating and policing black families and reproduction aimed at curing illnesses in the body politic, and early scholarship on Caribbean kinship promulgated understandings of pathological black .