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al-Sadiqa, Abu Bakr, Scherife of Timbuctoo (1835)

Nicole Aljoe X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe Narrative of the Scherife of Timbuctoo was published as a letter in Volume II (pp. 126-30) of R. R. Madden’s, “A Twelvemonths Residence in the West Indies” (1835). Madden notes […]

Anon, A Speech Made by a Black of Guardaloupe (1709)

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. Abstract“A Speech Made by a Black of Guardaloupe” was published in London in 1709 alongside an open letter, “A Letter from a Merchant at Jamaica To A Member of Parliament, […]

Clara, The Narrative of Clara: In The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies, Edwards (1793)

William Bond X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractClara’s narrative was published within a footnote (62-3 of Volume II) in Bryan Edwards’s History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. The footnote also includes another […]

Cudjoe, The Narrative of Cudjoe: In The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies, Edwards (1793)

William Bond X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractCudjoe’s narrative was published within a footnote (62-3 of Volume II) in Bryan Edwards’s History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies. The footnote also includes […]

Edgeworth, Maria, Grateful Negro and Manufacturers (1865)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractBorn in England in 1768, Maria Edgeworth was an acclaimed Anglo-Irish writer, known for both her short stories and children’s literature. Her work The Grateful Negro and The Manufacturers tells the […]

Edgeworth, Maria, Grateful Negro and the Birthday Present (1874)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractBorn in England in 1768, Maria Edgeworth was an acclaimed writer, known for both her short stories and children’s literature. Her work The Grateful Negro and The Birthday Present is a […]

Edwards, Bryan, History Civil and Commercial of the British Colonies in the West Indies (1793) Vol1

William Bond X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractBryan Edwards (1743-1800) born in England, Edwards moved to Jamaica in 1759, where he  inherited and owned seven Jamaican plantations. He entered politics and served in the Jamaican Parliament for […]

Edwards, Bryan, History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies (1793) vol2

William Bond X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractBryan Edwards’s The History, Civil and Commercial, of the British Colonies in the West Indies was first published in 1792 in two volumes – in London by John Stockdale and […]

Grainger, James, The Sugar Cane: a Poem in Four Books (1764)

William Bond X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractJames Grainger’s The Sugar-Cane was first published in 1764 in London by R. and J. Dodsley. In the Poem’s preface, James Grainger calls The Sugar Cane a “West-India Georgic.” Organized […]

Hall, Florence (Akeiso), Memoir of Florence Hall (circa 1810)

Nicole Aljoe X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. Abstract“The Memoir of Florence Hall” is Florence Hall’s, whose African name was Akeiso, first-person account of being captured in Africa and sold into enslavement in Jamaica. It is an undated […]

Lewis, Matthew, West India Proprietor (1834)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractJournal of a West India Proprietor: Kept During a Residence in the Island of Jamaica was written by Englishman Matthew Gregory Lewis ((9 July 1775 – 16 May 1818) during his […]

Long, Edward, History of Jamaica (1774) vol1

Dania Dwyer X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published by T. Lowndes in London in 1774, Edward Long’s (1734–1813) History of Jamaica is a thorough work of Caribbean historiography. Written based on the twelve years (1757-1769) Long […]

Long, Edward, the History of Jamaica (1774) Vol2

Dania Dwyer X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published by T. Lowndes in London in 1774, Edward Long’s (1734–1813) History of Jamaica is a thorough work of Caribbean historiography. Written based on the twelve years (1757-1769) Long […]

Long, Edward, the History of Jamaica (1774) Vol3

Dania Dwyer X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published by T. Lowndes in London in 1774, Edward Long’s (1734–1813) History of Jamaica is a thorough work of Caribbean historiography. Written based on the twelve years (1757-1769) Long […]

Lynch, Theodora, Wonders of the West Indies (1856)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractWritten by English poet and novelist Theodora Elizabeth Lynch (1812–1886), who was credited as “Mrs. Henry Lynch” on the work’s title page, The Wonders of the West Indies is a novel […]

Lynch, Theodora, Years Ago (1865)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractBorn in 1812, Theodora Elizabeth Lynch was an English poet and novelist. In 1865 she published Years Ago: A Tale of West Indian Domestic Life of the Eighteenth Century, a coming […]

Moseley, Benjamin, Medical Tracts (1800)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractPublished in 1800, Medical Tracts is a second edition “with considerable additions”, medical text based on physician Benjamin Moseley’s widely popular Treatise on Sugar from 1799. A text like Medical Tracts […]

Olaudah, Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano (1793)

Max Dodge-Harkins X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano was first published in 1789 by Equiano himself and was funded through a subscriber method, which entails buyers purchasing the book before it was […]

Olaudah, Equiano, The Interesting Narrative of the life of Olaudah Equiano (1794)

Max Dodge-Harkins X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractThe Interesting Narrative of Olaudah Equiano was first published in 1789 by Equiano himself and was funded through a subscriber method, which entails buyers purchasing the book before it was […]

Thomson, James, Diseases (1820)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractPublished in Jamaica in 1820, A Treatise on the Diseases of Negroes is English physician James Thomson’s record of the medical issues common among mostly the enslaved people of the island […]

Warner, Ashton, the Narrative of Ashton Warner (1831)

Nicole Aljoe X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published in London during March of 1831, the “Negro Slavery Described by a Negro”, details the experiences of enslaved Ashton Warner of St. Vincent. As an infant, Warner was […]

William, Earle Jr., Obi; or, the History of Three-Fingered Jack (1804)

Liz Polcha X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractWilliam Earle’s Obi is a sentimental and episodic interpretation of one of Jamaica’s folk heroes: Jack Mansong, a runaway slave and Maroon leader. Following the first London edition of Earle’s […]

Williams, Cynric R, Hamel: The Obeah Man (1827) vol1

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published anonymously in London in 1827, Hamel, The Obeah Man, is a two-volume gothic novel that tells the story of a failed slave rebellion in early eighteenth century Jamaica. The […]

Williams, Cynric R, Hamel: The Obeah Man (1827) vol2

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractFirst published anonymously in London in 1827, Hamel, The Obeah Man, is a two-volume gothic novel that tells the story of a failed slave rebellion in early eighteenth century Jamaica. The […]

Williams, Cynric, Jamaica Tour (1826)

David Medina Abstract Add Bookmark You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. Scholarly Introduction Help inform the study of this item by contributing to its Scholarly Introduction! … Continue Reading … Learn more about this archival item by visiting the scholarly introduction page. Find additional sources and opportunities for contributing to this […]

Williams, James, Narrative of Events (1837)

ecdaTeam X Close ecda : : bookmarks Manage your ecda bookmarks and bookmark collections. You need to Login or Register to bookmark/favorite this content. AbstractA Narrative of the Events since the First of August, 1834, is a short first-person narrative that tells the story of the formerly enslaved James Williams, and his experience working as […]

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