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Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter tells the story of the 1858 uprising in the Point neighborhood of St. John’s. Job competition between Antiguan and Barbudan dockworkers sparked the outburst. Over several days, Antiguans progressed from attacking the persons and property of Barbudans to targeting Madeiran retailers...
Series: Archives of empire ;
Published: 10 December 2003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8504-2
...The Indian Uprising/Sepoy Mutiny 1857–1858 ...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Lightfoot
Published: 11 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... 1858 uprising postslavery resistance British Caribbean violence power Barbudans freedom struggle ...
Book Chapter

By Natasha Lightfoot
Published: 11 November 2015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... 1858 uprising Point dockworkers Antiguans Barbudans Madeirans planters policemen women gender violence oppression freedom ...
Published: 11 November 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375050-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7505-0
... This chapter examines Antigua’s 1858 riot within a trajectory of uprisings around the nineteenth-century British Caribbean and the broader imperial world. This trend of resistance reflects the pitfalls of a partial, racially delimited freedom that brought freedpeople economic, social...