School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Previously... To make and save money: Sugar and slavery in 18th century Jamaica

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Alastair Learmont examines the motives and fortunes of two Selkirk-born doctors, William and James Chisholme, who acquired sugar estates in Jamaica in the late 18th century before becoming leading figures in the pro-slavery metropolitan Society of West Indian Planters and Merchants at the time of abolition.

Previously - Scotland's History Festival

Nov 22 2019 -

Previously... To make and save money: Sugar and slavery in 18th century Jamaica

PhD candidate within the School of History, Classics and Archaeology, Alastair Learmont, examines the complex motivations of two Scottish slave owners. Part of Previously - Scotland's History Festival.

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