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In the research for his book on the opportunities of the black population in Metropolitan France, Shelby T. McCloy found the treatment accorded to people of color in the French colonies so significantly different as to warrant a separate book.

This historical study examines the black experience in the French West Indies—the islands of Martinique, Guadeloupe, and Santo Domingo—from the days of slavery and the brutal Code Noir through struggle and revolution to freedom. McCloy provides a detailed account of the black population's increasingly important place in the islands from early in the seventeenth century to 1960.

Shelby T. McCloy, professor of history at the University of Kentucky, is the author of several books and articles on European history.

Publication Date

1966

Publisher

The University Press of Kentucky

Place of Publication

Lexington, KY

ISBN

9780813153858

eISBN

9780813163963

Keywords

Black studies, French West Indies

Disciplines

Race, Ethnicity and Post-Colonial Studies

The Negro in the French West Indies
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