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Barbary Newton: An Absentee Slave-Owner in Late Seventeenth-Century England

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This paper utilises the correspondence of plantation and slave-owner Barbary Newton to explore how metropolitan English women were implicated in Caribbean plantation slavery. It will interrogate how women’s intimate networks and understandings of kinship shaped absenteeism during this early period.

This talk is part of the Early Modern Economic and Social History Seminars series.

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