-Richard S. Dunn, New West Indian Guide.
-Richard S. Larry Gragg is Professor of History at the University of Missouri-Rolla.
Larry Gragg's example of the extreme English planter, George Marten, enjoyed his sojourn on Barbados. Citation: Sarah Barber. He liked the temperature, reaped the profits from his modest estate, entertained well, and called on his brother in the English government to supply him with hampers of "excellent Canary. One assumes he left progeny behind; his wife, Frances, remained in England, while he had a relationship with his "butter-box.
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Larry Gragg challenges the prevailing view of the seventeenth-century English planters of Barbados as architects of a social disaster.
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This book challenges the notion that the 17th-century English planters of Barbados were architects of a social disaster. Seldom becoming absentee planters, these Englishmen developed an extraordinary attraction to Barbados, where they saw themselves, as one group of planters explained in a petition, as ‘being Englishmen transplanted’. The book draws heavily upon material from the Public Record Office and the Barbados Archives.
Englishmen Transplanted : The English Colonization of Barbados, 1627-1660. Englishmen Transplanted' challenges the widely accepted view of seventeenth-century Barbados planters as reckless fortune seekers who failed to create a viable society in the tropics. ISBN13:9780199253890.
Barbados was one of the oldest English settlements in the West Indies, being surpassed only by Saint Kitts though unlike St. Kitts Barbados . Englishmen transplanted: the English colonization of Barbados, 1627–1660. Oxford University Press. p. Pg. 14. ISBN 0-19-925389-7. Kitts Barbados never changed hands. The first English settlement close to Holetown in Barbados was established seventy-four years before the Acts of Union created the Kingdom of Great Britain .
Englishmen Transplanted': The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660. Larry Gragg challenges the prevailing view of the seventeenth-century English planters of Barbados as architects of a social disaster.
Englishmen Transplanted: The English Colonization of Barbados 1627-1660. Learn More at LibraryThing. ISBN 9780199253890 (978-0-19-925389-0) Hardcover, Oxford University Press, 2003. Larry Gragg at LibraryThing.