The year is 1729, and Resolute Talbot and her siblings are captured by pirates, taken from their family in Jamaica, and brought to the New World. Resolute and her sister are sold into slavery in New England and taught the trade of spinning and weaving. When Resolute finds herself alone in Lexington, Massachusetts, she struggles to find her way in a society that is quick to judge a young woman without a family.

Resolute/Nancy E. Turner The year is and Resolute Talbot and her siblings are captured by pirates, taken from their family in Jamaica, and brought to the New World.

This study examines childhood and slavery in Jamaica from the onset of improved conditions for the islands slaves to the end of all forced or coerced labor throughout the British Caribbean. As Colleen

This study examines childhood and slavery in Jamaica from the onset of improved conditions for the islands slaves to the end of all forced or coerced labor throughout the British Caribbean. As Colleen

this book is not for the lighthearted, however probably one of the most moving and realistic representations of slavery in Jamaica.

The Book of Night Women : : Marlon James - historical fiction about a strong woman slave on a sugar plantation in late Jamaica

"In the seventeenth century thousands of Irish-men, women, and children were seized by the order, or under the licence of the English Government, and sold as slaves for use in the West Indies.  A slave dealer, named Sellick, was granted a licence to take 400 children from Ireland for New England and Virginia. Later '1,000 Irish girls and the like number of youths' are sold to the planters in Jamaica."

Even when not encumbered by the institution of slavery, White people were subjected to slave-like conditions

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