A History of the Virgin Islands of the United States

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Canoe Press, 1994 - History - 321 pages
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Contents

Historical Geography
1
PreColumbian Inhabitants
15
Danish Colonial Expansion
31
Colonial Government under Company Rule
51
Plantation Agriculture during Slavery
69
The Trade Emporium until 1850
87
Piracy in the Virgin Islands
106
The Danish West Indian Slave Trade
120
Slave Protest and Emancipation
161
The Religious Denominations
181
Constitutional Reforms under the Crown
200
The Aftermath of Slavery
218
The Sale and Purchase
243
The American Dilemma
265
Modern Times
284
Index
312

The Slave Society
140

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