Jamaica in 1850 : Or, the Effects of Sixteen Years of Freedom on a Slave Colony

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Jamaica in 1850 : Or, the Effects of Sixteen Years of Freedom on a Slave Colony

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 213 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780548272671
  • DDC分類 973

Table of Contents

    Chapter I                                      1  (11)
Departure from New York
How to escape sea-sickness
Our passengers
Taylor, cousin of Zachary Taylor
The Pass of Mayaguana
Arrival at Port Royal
Commodore Brooks
Kingston seen from the Bay
Chapter II 12 (8)
Kingston Hotels
Streets
Inhabitants
Old People and babies
Coolies
Chapter III 20 (10)
Intermarriage between the whites and
browns
Public sentiment about color
The proportion of colored and white
people in public and professional
employments
Colored people of note
The English policy towards them
Chapter IV 30 (8)
Spanishtown
Governor Grey
His embarrassments
His family
House of Assembly
The Public Printers
The Speaker
His compensation
Chapter V 38 (14)
Political Representation in Jamaica
Impotence of the Legislature
Executive influence
The Council
Deliberations of the Assembly
Political Parties
Public Salaries
Memorial against the Council
Chapter VI 52 (12)
The Poverty of Jamaica
Depreciation and diminution of exports
The market value of estates
Corresponding prostration in the other
British West India Colonies
Chapter VII 64 (6)
Physical resources of Jamaica
Soil
Fruits
Vegetables
Drugs
Trees
Irrigation
Rivers
Difficulties of transportation
Harbors
Mines
Chapter VIII 70 (8)
The decline of Jamaica explained
The complaints of the Planters
The remedies proposed by the Planters
The real difficulties in Jamaica stated
First, the degradation of labor
Chapter IX 78 (10)
Absenteeism and Middlemen
Stanley's letter to Gladstone
Chapter X 88 (15)
Encumbered Estates
Insolvency of the Island
The Planters and the Home Merchant
Restrictions on Commerce
Chapter XI 103(10)
Accumulations of land
No middle class
Labor not capital
Chapter XII 113(12)
Labor to become capital
Increase of small proprietors
Carlyle's Remedy reviewed
Chapter XIII 125(14)
Labor and Wages
Chapter XIV 139(11)
Central Mills
Chapter XV 150(13)
Manufacturing Resources
Uses of cocoa nut
Political Influence of the African
Emigration of the whites
Destiny of Jamaica
Chapter XVI 163(15)
Climate
Health
Precautions
Chapter XVII 178(12)
Conclusion
Alienation of land
Ocean steamers
Post office department
Newspapers
Appendix A Visit to the Emperor of Haiti 190(11)
Appendix B A Tabular Return of Exports from the 201(4)
Island of Jamaica for sixty-one years, ending
October 10, 1848
Appendix C Epitome of the Island revenue for 205(2)
the years ending 1844,'45' 46' 47, and 1848
Appendix D Extent and Resources of the British 207
Colonies