This book focuses on the post-emancipation period in the Caribbean and how local societies dealt with the new socio-economic conditions. Scholars from Jamaica, the Virgin Islands, England, Denmark and The Netherlands link this era with the contemporary Caribbean.
Slavery and Abolition- "Small Islands is, taken altogether, a valuable contribution and an attractively produced volume."
Imperial and Commonwealth History-"This book is a valuable contribution to Caribbean historiography."
New West Indian Guide- " This exciting volume fills gaps large and small and points to directions for future research