A Jamaican Plantation: The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970

By Michael Craton and James Walvin

© 1970

Worthy Park has archives covering much of its three-hundred year history. Using these records, the authors have written the first complete history of a West Indian sugar estate. However, this is not just the story of a single Jamaican plantation and its people over three hundred years; the study reveals, in microcosm, the social and economic development of the area.

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  • Series: Heritage
  • Division: Scholarly Publishing
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 378 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5in x 1.0in x 8.5in
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  • PUBLISHED DEC 1970

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The first complete history of a West Indian sugar estate; this is not just the story of a single Jamaican plantation and its people over three hundred years; the study reveals, in microcosm, the social and economic development of the area.

A Jamaican Plantation: The History of Worthy Park 1670-1970

By Michael Craton and James Walvin

© 1970

Worthy Park has archives covering much of its three-hundred year history. Using these records, the authors have written the first complete history of a West Indian sugar estate. However, this is not just the story of a single Jamaican plantation and its people over three hundred years; the study reveals, in microcosm, the social and economic development of the area.

Product Details

  • Series: Heritage
  • Division: Scholarly Publishing
  • World Rights
  • Page Count: 378 pages
  • Dimensions: 5.5in x 1.0in x 8.5in
  • Author Information

    Michael Craton is a professor emeritus of History at the University of Waterloo.



    James Walvin is a professor emeritus of History at University of York.