Susan Amussen


Caribbean Exchanges: Slavery and the Transformation of English Society, 1640-1700
Susan Amussen (Mellon Fellow, 2002-03)

English colonial expansion in the Caribbean was more than a matter of migration and trade. It was also a source of social and cultural change within England. Finding evidence of cultural exchange between England and the Caribbean as early as the seventeenth century, Susan Dwyer Amussen uncovers the learned practice of slaveholding.