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Rise and Fall of an Empire

A Progressive Caribbean

Jerome Teelucksingh

Rise and Fall of an Empire: A Progressive Caribbean emphasizes the significance of literature, media, history, slavery, culture and ideology which helped shape the Caribbean. This interdisciplinary work includes lesser known events, individuals and organizations that have emerged from colonialism and contributed to the foundations of a Caribbean Empire. Furthermore, these personalities and groups made valid contributions to the improvement and betterment of Caribbean societies. There are obvious contradictions within the Caribbean region that denote noteworthy progress whilst other indicators reflect a regression. Undoubtedly, these are features of a dynamic people and stable region that should be considered an Empire.

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Table 2.1 Slave Births at Seawell Estate, October 1795–May 1799

Table 2.2 List of the Increase and Decrease of Negroes on the Newton Estate in Barbados. From August 1, 1800 to August 1, 1801

Table 2.3 Number and Value of 4th Gang Meat Pickers on the Newton Estate, 1803

Table 2.4 Names and Values of 2nd Gang Girls at the Newton Estate, 1803

Table 2.5 Number and Value of 3rd Gang Children at the Newton Estate, 1803

Table 2.6 Natural Increase and Decrease on Madeys Estate, 1799

Table 2.7 Natural Increase and Decrease on Hermitage Estate for 1817

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