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Preface 1. British capitalism and Caribbean slavery: the legacy of Eric Williams: an introduction Barbara L. Solow and Stanley L. Engerman Part I. Slavery as an Economic Phenomenon: 2. Race and slavery: considerations on the Williams Thesis William A. Green Part II. Caribbean Slavery and the Industrial Revolution: 3. Capitalism and slavery in the exceedingly long run Barbara L. Solow 4. Slavery and the development of industrial capitalism in England Joseph E. Inikori 5. The slave trade, sugar, and British economic growth, 1748-1776 David Richardson Part III. The Decline of the British West Indies: 6. The American Revolution and the British West Indies' economy Selwyn H. H. Carrington 7. 'Dreadful Idlers' in the cane fields: the slave labor pattern on a Jamaican sugar estate, 1762-1831 Richard S. Dunn Part IV. The Basis of Abolition and Emancipation: 8. Paradigms tossed: capitalism and the political sources of abolition Seymour Drescher 9. Capitalism, abolitionism, and hegemony David Brion Davis 10. Eric Williams and abolition: the birth of a new orthodoxy Howard Temperley 11. What and who to whom and what: the significance of slave resistance Michael Craton Part V. capitalism and Slavery in Historical Perspective: 12. Capitalism and slavery on the Islands: a lesson from the mainland Gavin Wright 13. 'The Williams Effect': Eric Williams's Capitalism and Slavery and the growth of West Indian political economy Hilary McD. Beckles 14. Eric Williams and Capitalism and Slavery: a biographical and historiographical essay Richard B. Sheridan.