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How did Jamaica grow to become the “crown jewel” of the British Atlantic World?
Part of the answer is that Jamaica’s women served as some of the most ardent and best supporters of the island’s practice of slavery.
In this episode of Ben Franklin’s World: A Podcast About Early American History, Christine Walker, author of the award-winning book, Jamaica Ladies: Female Slaveholders and the Creation of Britain’s Atlantic Empire (Omohundro Institute/University of North Carolina Press, 2020), leads us on an investigation of female slave holder-ship in 17th and 18th-century Jamaica.
You can listen to the podcast here: www.benfranklinsworld.com/293
Ben Franklin’s World is an award-winning podcast. It’s for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our world. Each episode features an interview with a historian who shares their unique insights into our early American past. It is a production of the Omohundro Institute.
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