Close
Enter your search into one or more of the boxes below:
You can refine your search by selecting from any of the options below:
Search
Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: The Anglo-Jamaican World of Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves, 1750-1786
Foyalty 105

Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: The Anglo-Jamaican World of Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves, 1750-1786 (Paperback)

£34.50
Unavailable. Replaced by new version by new supplier.
Unavailable

Synopsis

In 1750, Thomas Thistlewood, the twenty-nine year old son of a Lincolnshire tenant farmer, set sail for Jamaica in the hope of making his name and his fortune. He remained in Jamaica, never returning to England, until his death in 1786, During his time in Jamaica, Thistlewood kept a rich and detailed diary. Now Dr. Burnard extensively analyzes Thistewood's career as a plantation overseer and his personal relationships. As related by Burnard, and as recorded by Thistlewood in his diary, those relationships reveal some fascinating intersections between social class, race, gender, sex and sexuality. Chronologically, Thistlewood's diary covers the years that witnessed indisputably the most significant political and military events and development in the eighteenth-century history of Jamaica: the serious slave unrest of the 1760s, the Imperial crisis of the 1760s and early 1770s, the War for American independence and the immediate consequences of that war for Jamaica and Britian's other Caribbean possessions. It is, however, not so much it time-span as its contents that makes Thistlewood's diary so compelling. Yet what has attracted the attention of historians in recent years including

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: historical, political & militaryHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSlavery & abolition of slaveryHistory & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsSocial & cultural history Publisher: University of the West Indies Press Publication Date: 01/04/2004 ISBN-13: 9789766401467  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
Availability: Unavailable. Replaced by new version by new supplier.  

Trevor Burnard is Reader in early America History at Brunel University, West London. He has published numerous articles and books, including, Creole Gentlemen: The Maryland Elite, 1691-1776.

More books by Trevor Burnard

Leave Review

Delivery

Delivery Options

All delivery times quoted are the average, and cannot be guaranteed. These should be added to the availability message time, to determine when the goods will arrive. During checkout we will give you a cumulative estimated date for delivery.

Location 1st Book Each additional book Average Delivery Time
UK Standard Delivery FREE FREE 3-5 Days
UK First Class £4.50 £1.00 1-2 Days
UK Courier £7.00 £1.00 1-2 Days
Western Europe** Courier £17.00 £3.00 2-3 Days
Western Europe** Airmail £5.00 £1.50 4-14 Days
USA / Canada Courier £20.00 £3.00 2-4 Days
USA / Canada Airmail £7.00 £3.00 4-14 Days
Rest of World Courier £22.50 £3.00 3-6 Days
Rest of World Airmail £8.00 £3.00 7-21 Days

** Includes Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Irish Republic, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Delivery Help & FAQs

Returns Information

If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase*, you may return it to us in its original condition with in 30 days of receiving your delivery or collection notification email for a refund. Except for damaged items or delivery issues the cost of return postage is borne by the buyer. Your statutory rights are not affected.

* For Exclusions and terms on damaged or delivery issues see Returns Help & FAQs

You might also like

Robert E. Lee in War and Peace: The...
(Paperback)
Donald Hopkins
 
 
£17.95
 
Major General Robert E. Rodes of the...
(Paperback)
Darrell Collins
 
 
£17.95
 
Forged in Crisis: The Power of...
(Paperback)
Nancy Koehn
 
 
£12.99
 
Oscar: A Life
(Hardback)
Matthew Sturgis
 
 
£25.00
 
© W&G Foyle Ltd
Foyles uses cookies to help ensure your experience on our site is the best possible. Click here if you’d like to find out more about the types of cookies we use.
Accept and Close