Table of contents for Versions of Blackness : key texts on slavery from the seventeenth century / [edited by] Derek Hughes.

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CONTENTS
Introduction
A Note on the Texts
Part One: THE MAJOR TEXTS
HENRY NEVILLE The Isle of Pines
APHRA BEHN Abdelazer
APHRA BEHN Oroonoko
THOMAS SOUTHERNE Oroonoko
Part Two: CONTEXTS: EUROPE, AMERICA, AND AFRICA
From BARTOLOMÉ DE LAS CASAS A Short Account of the Destruction of the
Indies
From JUAN GINÉS DE SEPÚLVEDA Democrates Secundus
From MICHEL EYQUEM DE MONTAIGNE "Of the Cannibals" and "Of
Coaches"
From JOSÉ DE ACOSTA On Spreading the Gospel among the Savages
From THOMAS GAGE The English-American his Travail by Sea and Land
From RICHARD LIGON A True and Exact History of the Island of Barbados
From SIR WILLIAM DAVENANT The History of Sir Francis Drake
From ANTOINE BIET Voyage de la France Equinoxiale en l'Isle de Cayenne
From WILLIAM BYAM An Exact Relation of the Most Execrable Attempts of
John Allin
From CHARLES DE ROCHEFORT The History of the Caribby-Islands
From JEAN-BAPTISTE DU TERTRE Histoire Generale des Antilles Habitées
par les François
From GEORGE WARREN An Impartial Description of Surinam)
From Great Newes from the Barbadoes
From MORGAN GODWYN The Negro's and Indians Advocate
From THOMAS TRYON Friendly Advice to the Gentlemen Planters of the East
and West Indies
DISCUSSIONS OF COLONIALISM
From THOMAS THOROWGOOD Iewes in America
From HAMON L'ESTRANGE Americans no Iewes
From THOMAS HOBBES Leviathan
From EDWARD HYDE, EARL OF CLARENDON A brief view and survey of the
dangerous and pernicious errors to church and state, in Mr. Hobbes's book, entitled
Leviathan
From John Locke Two Treatises of Government
The Germantown Declaration.

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

English literature -- 17th century.
Slavery -- Literary collections.