- 20th century drama and theatre (2)
- Authors artists and activists (4)
- Exploring identity (3)
- Gender and sexuality (2)
- Literature 1900 1950 (1)
- Literature 1950 2000 (1)
- Military and maritime (2)
- Politics and religion (4)
- Power and conflict (2)
- Power and politics (1)
- The arrivants (3)
- Travel colonialism and slavery (4)
- Waves of history (12)
Showing 14 results
Stretching from the Bahamas to the northern coast of South America the Caribbean, as we know it today, began as a dispar...
Engraving, Hand-Colouring, Map
George Foster's map of Jamaica published in 1740
Richard Robert Madden was an Irish doctor, writer and traveller. He was in Jamaica during the period of so-called ‘Ap...
British author, Pierre Franc M’Callum visited Trinidad in 1803, only six years after the island was captured by Britain ...
Froudacity (1889) is Trinidad-born J J Thomas’ scathing rebuttal to J A Froude’s book The English in The West Indies (18...
This document relates to the sale of the Studley-Park plantation located in the parish of St George on the island of Tob...
This is an extract of a letter written in late 1794 by General Sir John Vaughan, commanding officer in the Windward and...
This map of Jamaica was published just over 20 years after the ending of slavery and almost ten years before the Morant...
This map of the Caribbean island of Hispaniola was created around 1750 when the French slave colony of Saint-Domingue (H...
William Clark was a 19th century British artist who was invited to Antigua by some of its planters. His Ten Views, publ...
Report, Book, Illustration, Image
After the British abolition of slavery on 1 August 1834 most British colonies imposed an apprenticeship system that requ...
Bryan Edwards was born in Britain but lived much of his life in the colony of Jamaica, where he was a planter with sever...
Etching, Aquatint, Hand colouring, View, Print, Image
Maroon communities were made up of formerly enslaved people who had managed to escape slavery. They inhabited the mounta...
Image, Hand coloured etching
Who was Toussaint L'Ouverture? Toussaint L’Ouverture was an former slave who helped fight colonial forces in the French ...