The Danish West Indies Under Company Rule (1671-1754). With a Supplementary Chapter 1755-1917

By: Westergaard, Waldemar

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One of the first modern scholarly works on the Danish West Indies. Deeply researched. Still one of the best overviews available for the early period. Revised version of the author's doctoral dissertation. Incorporates Danish West Indian history into the larger history of colonial settlement in the West Indies. ------------- A detailed geographical and historical account including the use of slaves in the plantations, the methods of governing, etc, with appendices on the charter, statistics on the islands, populations, list of slave cargoes, prices, sugar exports, accounts, etc. The islands include St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. Jan. ------------ First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall; xxiv, [2], 359 + [6] ad pp. Illustrated with plates from maps, engravings & other early sources. Blue cloth stamped in gilt. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear.--- REF: Oxford Bibliographies

Title: The Danish West Indies Under Company Rule (1671-1754). With a Supplementary Chapter 1755-1917

Author Name: Westergaard, Waldemar

Categories: TRAVEL, GEOGRAPHY & EXPLORATION, 19th CENTURY LITERATURE and WORKS, FLORIDA and the Caribbean,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York, Macmillan: 1917

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011441

Keywords: United States Virgin Islands;,