By Richard Ligon,Karen Ordahl Kupperman
Kupperman is without doubt one of the top students of the early glossy Atlantic international. . . . i will not reflect on any pupil larger ready to write down an creation that locations Ligon, his textual content, and Barbados in an Atlantic old context.
The creation is sort of thorough, readable, and actual; the notes [are] exemplary!"
-Susan Parrish, University of Michigan
"A foundational textual content for the heritage and literature of the early Caribbean and the early Americas. Kupperman's specialist advent and annotations . . . make this significant textual content come alive for scholarly and undergraduate audiences alike. In all features, this version is a version of ancient and textual scholarship."
-Ralph Robert Bauer, University of Maryland
"Scholars, scholars, and normal readers will applaud and tremendously delight in the context Kupperman offers in her hugely informative, insightful advent and notes. This quantity bargains readers the chance to discover Ligon's international and instances, while sugar and black slavery have been dramatically and aggressively remodeling Caribbean society and contributing to English fiscal, maritime, and imperial strength."
-David Barry Gaspar, Duke University
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A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados (Hackett Classics) by Richard Ligon,Karen Ordahl Kupperman