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Democracy after slavery

Black publics and peasant radicalism in Haiti and Jamaica

by Mimi Sheller

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Haiti,
  • Jamaica
    • Subjects:
    • Haiti -- History -- 1804-1844,
    • Haiti -- History -- 1844-1915,
    • Jamaica -- History -- 19th century,
    • Jamaica -- History -- Insurrection, 1865,
    • Haiti -- Foreign relations -- Jamaica,
    • Jamaica -- Foreign relations -- Haiti

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-263) and index.

      StatementMimi Sheller.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF1924 .S54 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 270 p. :
      Number of Pages270
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6792520M
      ISBN 100813018838
      LC Control Number00057696

        Democracy won. Next. But as Carol Anderson demonstrates in her powerful new book, “One Person, No Vote,” the right to vote — a central tenet of .   After the Revolution, Polyarchy, Dilemmas of Pluralist Democracy, and Democracy and Its Critics, all available from Yale University Press. "Completely accessible, admirably succinct, intelligent, and even wise, On Democracy offers the ideal overview of the worst form of government except all others. The Unenfranchised II - Slaves and Resident Aliens. Also excluded from political participation were two other large segments of the population: slaves and metics (resident aliens).. Slavery was common in antiquity, and the Athenians used thousands of slaves in their private homes, factories, and mines, and also as civil servants.


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