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Introduction: colonial body politics: linking the punished body to the British West Indian social order -- Six-legged women and derby's dose: the white imagination and narratives of bad bodies and good punishments -- The persistence of corporeality: the apprentice's punished body and the maintenance of the socio-racial structure in Barbados and Jamaica, 1834-1838 -- The entanglements of freedom: bodies of laws and their role in the reinforcement of the socio-racial order -- Confined spaces, constrained bodies: land, labor, and confinement in Barbados after 1834 -- Enclosing contagion: aberrant bodies and penal confinement in Jamaica -- The punished black body and the public's gaze: demarcating socio-racial structures through the theatrics of punishment -- The difference that gender makes: punishment and the gendered body in post-emancipation Jamaica and Barbados -- Epilogue: final thoughts on what it means to punish black bodies.
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Print version: Harris, Dawn P. Punishing the black body. Athens : The University of Georgia Press,  9780820351728 (DLC) 2017014289 (OCoLC)981170316
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