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Title The West Indies: Their Social and Religious Condition
Author(s) Underhill, Edward Bean
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1862
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher Jackson, Walford and Hodder
Library British Library
Reference 10470.ee.30
Region Central America and the Caribbean, Europe, North America, South America, South Asia
Names Christopher Columbus (p136), Emperor Soulouque (pp142, 143, 156-159, 162-163), Fabre Geffrard (p172), Lord Metcalfe (p213), Captain Darling, Governor of Jamaica (p458)
Places West Indies, Trinidad (pp3-91), Port of Spain (pp15-18, 24, 26-28, 30, 34, 39, 40, 61, 63, 65, 76, 79), San Fernando (pp39, 50, 59, 60, 61, 84), Tobago (pp55, 95), Haiti (p95-176), Caribbean sea (pp95, 97), St Thomas' (pp98, 100, 184), Jamaica (pp5, 9, 17, 68, 113, 142, 179-459), Port Royal (pp180, 258), Kingston (pp180-209, 231, 240, 257), Spanish Town (pp208, 234, 238, 240, 244, 247), Moneague (pp277-292), Calabar (pp292-306, 443), St Ann's Bay (pp307-342), Oracabessa (pp343-349), Port Maria (p349-351), Arnotto Bay (p351), Falmouth (pp365-384, 443), Montego Bay (pp385-411, 425), Cuba and the Bahamas (pp45, 463-493), San Salvador (pp479-480, 491), Turk's Islands (p486), St Christophers, St Kitts (pp5, 9), Barbados (pp6, 12, 14, 35, 97), Grenada (pp9, 13-14, 55, 64, 65, 96), St Vincent's (pp9, 10, 12, 22, 96), Martinique (pp10, 12), St Lucia (pp10, 11), Spain (pp5, 176, 184), France (pp26, 27, 176, 184), Great Britain (p210, 212), England (pp78, 87, 184, 203, 243), Liverpool (p87), Manchester (p184), Denmark, Copenhagen (p98), Latin America, Mexico (pp5, 101, 184), United States of America, USA (pp5, 104, 247), Canada (p27), Venezuela (p55), Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone (pp24, 75), The Gambia (p75), India (pp51, 75, 87-90), Calcutta (p89), Sri Lanka, Ceylon (pp162, 273)
Topics contents, religion, Christianity, missionaries, churches, social conditions, indigenous peoples, preface (ppv-vi), slave trade, slavery, slaves (pp198, 233, 242, 243, 248, 254, 256, 257, 259, 465-467, 473), slave insurrection (p466), emancipation (pp6, 12, 22, 54, 66-69, 70, 72, 73, 175, 193, 226, 252, 257, 261, 264, 272, 274, 296, 419, 455-459, 472), Emancipation Act of 1834 (p259), Anti-Slavery Society (p100), slave ships (p180), education (pp7, 26, 119, 289, 296-306, 439-442, 492), schools (pp7, 38, 168, 169, 196, 211, 289, 296, 301, 305-306), Sunday School (pp38, 251-252), children (p7), perceived characteristics of the indigenous population (pp7-8, 254), census, population figures and wealth (pp419-423), taxes, taxation (pp8, 90), crime and punishment (pp8-9, 114, 147-156, 163, 247, 249, 467), landscapes (pp10-14, 62, 125-129, 175, 227-228, 238-239, 240, 245-246, 275), Catholicism (pp18, 21, 23, 25-30, 41, 44, 49, 63, 96, 101, 105-106, 120, 133, 136-138, 162, 169, 170, 189, 191), Native American (p21), race, racial descriptions (p21), plantations (pp26, 124, 130, 180, 244, 259), language (p27), religion, Islam, Mohammedanism (pp46, 52), Hinduism (p53), alcohol, drunkenness (pp69, 467), the Sugar Act (p72), immigration ordinance (pp79-81), indentured labour (pp79-81), Inspector of Public Works (p85), immigration debt (pp90-91), money, prices (p105), wages (pp181-182, 232, 235-236, 263-266, 269, 328-331, 338, 347, 450-452, 457), commodities (pp105, 131), superstition, witchcraft (p112), violence (pp113, 256), The American Free Mission Baptists (p135), American Episcopal Methodists (p135), dress (pp141, 209, 262), headdress (p141), conspiracy to overthrow the republic (pp142-156), dance (p159), singing (pp159, 206), Voodoo, Vaudoux (pp160-162), Baptist Missionary Society (p166), reputation of Baptist ministers (p266), Jamaica Baptist Union (pp427-439), marriage (pp188-190, 194), polygamy (p194), observation of racial inequality due to the legacy of slavery (pp192-194), burial customs, funeral (p206), laws, Government (pp212-223, 228, 487-488), interaction between races (p224), health and disease, cholera (pp254-255), statistics showing prices of sugar (p273), consumption, sugar (p332), coffee (p332), trade (pp453-455), cotton (pp454-455), colonial conflict, war and conflict, San Domingo revolution (pp337, 464), Revolutionary War (p337), Maroon War (p383), conflict between Northern and Southern states (pp470-471), Charleston Democratic Convention (p469)
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