“He says that if he is not taught a trade, he will run away”: Recaptured Africans, Desertion and Mobility in the British Caribbean, 1808-1828

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Global History of Runaways
Subtitle of host publicationWorkers, Mobility, and Capitalism, 1600-1850
EditorsTitas Chakraborty, Marcus Rediker, Matthias van Rossum
Place of PublicationBerkeley
PublisherUniversity of California Press
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2019

Keywords

  • Re-captive Africans
  • runaways
  • Tortola
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Slave Trade
  • Abolitionism
  • Caribbean slavery
  • Indenture
  • Apprenticeship
  • Coerced Labour
  • Global Labour History
  • Transatlantic Slavery
  • mobility

Cite this

Rupprecht, A. (2019). “He says that if he is not taught a trade, he will run away”: Recaptured Africans, Desertion and Mobility in the British Caribbean, 1808-1828. In T. Chakraborty, M. Rediker, & M. van Rossum (Eds.), A Global History of Runaways: Workers, Mobility, and Capitalism, 1600-1850 University of California Press.