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Jerome S. Handler
Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Carbondale, IL 62901-4304)

Africans and Their Descendents in Barbados: The Social and Cultural Life of a West Indies Slave Population, 1640-1834

To analyze the social and cultural life of slaves in the West Indian island of Barbados from I64O to 1834. The study Is aimed at producing an intensive account of a slave population. It is specifically concerned with the values, traditions, material life and behavior of slaves, how they reacted to their status, developed a cultural tradition, and interacted with each other as well as with populations of European ancestry.

Project fields:

Fellowships for University Teachers

Research Programs

Total amounts:
$20,000 (approved)
$20,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/1975 – 6/30/1976