Royal Government and Political Conflict in Jamaica 1729 - 1783


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Contents: Preface; The Problem and the Setting; The Colony in Extremis, 1729-1739; The Administration of Edward Trelawny I, the Governor in War and Peace; The Administration of Edward Trelawny II, the Governor against Political Faction, 1738-1752; The Administration of Admiral Knowles, The Governor against Himself, 1752-1756; The Assembly on the Offensive, 1756-1766; Harvest Years, 1766-1776; War and its Aftermath, 1776-1783; Conclusion; Appendix; Bibliography; Index.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Published for the Royal Commonwealth Society by Longmans
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1965
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very Good
  • Signed: Yes
  • Dust Jacket: Yes
  • Jacket Condition: Very good
  • Details:
    xii, 256 p. 22 cm blue hardcover binding with gold lettering on spine. Includes 4 black & white plates. The Royal Commonwealth Society Imperial Studies No. XXVII. Binding gently rubbed. Dust jacket in fine shape with some soiling to the protective mylar only. Pages clean. Text unmarked. Signed by author.