To Hell Or Barbados: The Ethnic Cleansing Of Ireland

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To Hell or Barbados: The Ethnic Cleansing of Ireland

The previously untold story of over 50,000 Irish men, women and children who were transported to Barbados and Virginia. Sean O'Callaghan for the first time documents the history of these people: their transportation, the conditions in which they lived on plantations as slaves or servants, and their rebellions in Barbados. ""An illuminating insight into a neglected episode in Irish history, but its significance is much broader than that. Its main achievement is to situate the story of colonialism in Ireland in the much larger context of worldwide European imperialism. O'Callaghan's description of seventeenth century Barbados is a powerful portrait of a society as brutal, corrupt and unjust as anything the twentieth century has to offer. Yet it is precisely societies like colonial Barbados and Virginia which lie at the root of our modern world. That is why To Hell or Barbados is such a valuable book.""--Irish World

Specifications of To Hell or Barbados: The Ethnic Cleansing of Ireland

GENERAL
AuthorSean O'Callaghan
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
EditionNew
ISBN-100863222870
ISBN-139780863222870
PublisherBrandon Books
Number Of Pages248
Publication Date2001-12-31
DIMENSIONS
Height7.75 inch.
Length0.75 inch.
Width5 inch.
Weight0.4 pounds.

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