Danish West Indies

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Danish West Indies:

see Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands,
group of about 100 small islands, West Indies, E of Puerto Rico. The islands are divided politically between the United States and Great Britain. Although constituting the westernmost part of the Lesser Antilles, the Virgin Islands form a geological unit with
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 of the United States.
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While at one level Stinchcombe is correct to locate outside of the sugar islands the decisive forces that destroyed slavery as a social system, the discrete "paths to emancipation" cannot be understood apart from the initiatives of the slaves themselves, as the events of 1848 in Martinique and the Danish Virgin Islands or those of the 1880s in Cuba and Brazil amply attest.

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