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Danish colonization of St. John, 1718-1733

Lief Calundann Larsen

Danish colonization of St. John, 1718-1733

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Published by Virgin Islands Resource Management Cooperative in St. Thomas .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Saint John (V.I.),
  • Virgin Islands of the United States,
  • Saint John.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural colonies -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Saint John.,
    • Saint John (V.I.) -- Colonization.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 70-72.

      Statementby Lief Calundann Larsen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1516.V63 L37 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2434510M
      LC Control Number87125240


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Danish colonization of St. John, 1718-1733 by Lief Calundann Larsen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Slave Rebellion of The island of was a Danish colony, in a group of Akwamu slaves rebelled and successfully captured the island and held it for several months.

However their plan was to replace the Danish as masters of the island and to keep the non Akwamu Africans as slaves. The Danish government sent out settlers, in defiance of both British and Spanish imperial claims to the island as early as The settlers found “only a few Indians” (Dookhan ) on the island.

By the time of formal colonization, 18th century St. John was completely deserted of all indigenous inhabitants. Denmark-Norway acquired the island of St. Thomas in and St. Jan (now St. John) inand bought St. Croix from France in All of the islands' economies were based primarily on sugar.

These islands were known as the Danish West Indies and were eventually sold to the United States in for 25 million l: Copenhagen.

Leif Calundann Larsen, author of the book The Danish Colonization of St. John, –, was the featured speaker at our February meeting 1718-1733 book the Bethany Moravian Church. He outlined for the group the early history of the West Indies and Danish efforts in the late s, and early s, to establish a presence on St.

Thomas and St. John. English translations of many of these reports have been provided by my friend and colleague Leif Calundann Larsen, whose publication The Danish Colonization of St. John (The Virgin Islands Resource Management Cooperatve, St.

Thomas, ) remains the most comprehensive and well-documented English-language resource for this important period in St. John history. Denmark started colonies on St. Thomas in and St. 1718-1733 book in (though control of the latter was disputed with Great Britain until ), and purchased St.

Croix from France in During the 18th century, the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea were divided into two territorial units, one British and the other Dano-Norwegian. Request PDF | Variation in Venues of Slavery and Freedom: Interpreting the Late Eighteenth-Century Cultural Landscape of St.

John, Danish West Indies Using an Archaeological GIS | An. In Scandinavian Colonialism and the Rise of Modernity: Small Time Agents in a Global Arena, archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians present case studies that focus on the scope and impact of Scandinavian colonial expansion in the North, Africa, Asia and America as well as within Scandinavia discuss early modern thinking and theories made valid and.

W= Westergaard “Danish West Indies under company rulewith a supplementary chapter ” New York, L.= Lawrence “Trade castles and forts of West Africa” London, V.= Vogt “Portuguese rule on the Gold Coast ” Athens, The Danish West India Guinea Company annexed the uninhabited island of Saint Thomas in and St.

John in InSaint Croix was purchased from the French West India Company. When the Danish company went bankrupt inthe King of Denmark–Norway assumed direct control of the three l: Charlotte Amalie (– and. (By Leif Calundann Larson, summarized by Jan Frey) Leif Calundann Larsen, author of the book The Danish Colonization of St.

John, –, was the featured speaker at our February meeting at the Danish colonization of St. John Moravian Church. Larsen, Lief Calundann, The Danish Colonization of St. John, (St. Thomas: The V. Resource Management Cooperative, ).

Marsh, Clifton, A Socio-Historical Analysis of the Emancipation of and the Labor Revolts of in the Danish West Indies (St. Thomas: Caribbean Research Institute, ). English translations of many of these reports have been provided by my friend and colleague Leif Calundann Larsen, whose publication The Danish Colonization of St.

John (The Virgin Islands Resource Management Cooperatve, St. Thomas, ) remains the most comprehensive and well-documented English-language resource for this important period in St. John history. SJA – St. John Matricals (Tax List) Central Management Archives, West Indies Audit Registers for St.

John, –, Rigsarkivet (Danish Archives), Copenhagen Google Scholar Tyson GF 1718-1733 book A history of land use on St. John, – (Preliminary Report).Cited by: The slave insurrection on St.

John (Sankt Jan) in the Danish West Indies (now St. John, United States Virgin Islands) started on Novemwhen African slaves from Akwamu (present-day Ghana) revolted against the owners and managers of the island's g several months into Augustthe slave rebellion was one of the.

Slave Society in the Danish West Indies by Neville a T Hall,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.3/5(3). InDanish planters sailed to St. John from St. Thomas to begin cultivating plantations.

Byan estimated sugar, tobacco, and cotton plantations were operating on the island. That same year, the slaves rebelled against their colonial masters, taking control of the island for about 6 months and killing many Europeans. In this provocative book Neville Hall offers a comprehensive study of slave society in the Danish West Indies.

Covering the entire period of slavery in the territory--from to Hall focuses on slave rebellion andresistance and discusses the legislative system introduced to control the slave population.

Explorers (mainly Norwegians), scientists, merchants (mainly Danish) and settlers from Denmark–Norway took possession of the Danish West Indies (present-day U.S. Virgin Islands) in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Denmark started colonies on St.

Thomas in and St. John in (though control of the latter was disputed with Great Britain until ), and purchased St. Jørgen Iversen Dyppel, Governor of St. Thomas ( – July 4, ) Nicolai Esmit, Governor of St. Thomas (July 4, – November ) Adolph Esmit, Governor of St.

Thomas (November – May 7, ) Governors of St. Thomas & St. John. John (St. Jan) was claimed by Danish West India Company inwhich was disputed by. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Bibliogr. Index. Description: X p.

; 23 cm: Contents: Part 1 Empire without dominion - the Danish West Indies, early colonization of St Thomas; Dutch cultural and commercial hegemony in St Thomas and St John; Danish settlement and English influences in St Croix; language.

The Danish West India Company resettled St. Thomas inand an African slave market is established in Saint John was uninhabited when 20 Danish planters came over from St.

Thomas in They grew sugar cane, cotton, and other crops. Annaberg sugar plantation is built inand becomes one of the island's largest sugar producers by the elago: Virgin Islands, Leeward Islands. The present book is an anthology of texts in Negerhollands, the now extinct creole language of the current US Virgin Islands (St.

Thomas, St. John and St. Slavery in the Danish Americas was concentrated on three small islands in the Lesser Antilles: St.

Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John. Danish colonial rule began on St. Thomas and St. John in the 17th century. Croix was added in Inthese Danish islands became the. Get this from a library. Slave society in the Danish West Indies: St.

Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix. [N A T Hall; B W Higman] -- In this provocative book Neville Hall offers a comprehensive study of slave society in the Danish West Indies.

Covering the entire period of slavery in the territory--from to Hall focuses. San Miguel de Gualdape (Spanish Florida, Victorious) c. Gaspar Yanga's Revolt (Veracruz, New Spain, Victorious) New York Slave Revolt (British Province of New York, lost) St. John Slave Revolt (Danish Saint John, Suppressed) Stono Rebellion (British Province of South Carolina, Suppressed) New York Conspiracy.

8 LIST OF BOOKS ON THE DANISH WEST INDIES Letters from the Virgin islands: illustrating life and manners in the West Indies. London: John Van Voorst, x, pp. Chart. Morris, Henry Crittenden. The history of colonization. New York: The Macmillan company, % vols. Vol. II: pp.Danish colonization in the West Indies.

Those who had traveled to Wittenberg in Saxony and come under the influence of the teachings of Luther and his associates included Hans Tausen, a Danish monk in the Order of St John Hospitallers. In the 17th century Denmark-Norway colonized :This book is his biography, but incorporates also the history of Zionism, which is inextricably linked to the regrowth of the ancient language.

I found the first part of the book quite interesting, which chronicled Ben Yehuda's youth in Lithuania, the influences on his life and the means by which he 31/2 stars/5.

A number of states and polities formerly claimed colonies and territories in Canada prior to the evolution of the current provinces and territories under the federal system.

North America prior to colonization was occupied by a variety of indigenous groups consisting of band societies typical of the sparsely populated North, to loose confederacies made up of numerous hunting bands Missing: book. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, pages): maps: Contents: Part 1 Empire without dominion - the Danish West Indies, early colonization of St Thomas; Dutch cultural and commercial hegemony in St Thomas and St John; Danish settlement and English influences in St Croix; language.

Danish India was the name given to the colonies of Denmark in India, forming part of the Danish colonial empire. Denmark–Norway held colonial possessions in India for more than years, including the town of Tharangambadi in present-day Tamil Nadu state, Serampore in present-day West Bengal, and the Nicobar Islands, currently part of India's union territory of the Andaman Capital: Fort Dansborg.

John was purchased in and St. Croix from the French in In the 17th and 18th centuries, the company flourished from the North Atlantic triangular trade routes.

Slaves from the Gold Coast of Africa were traded for molasses and rum in the West Indies. Closure and revival. unofficially elected officials chosen by colonists of St. Thomas shortly after the death of Smit to lead the island of St.

Thomas until a successor was recognized by the Danish Crown. Fortsberg A fort built at Coral Bay, St. John to enable the Danes settled around the early s to protect St.

John from attacks from neighboring islands. Denmark-Norway acquired the island of St. Thomas inSt. Jan (now St. John) inand bought St. Croix from France in All of the islands' economies were based primarily on islands were known as the Danish West Indies and were eventually sold to the United States in for 25 million dollars.

The Danes had been looking to get rid of the. Full text of "A list of books (with references to periodicals) on the Danish West Indies" See other formats F UC-NRLF B 3 tEtD flfll /^]OCL.

"library of congress, DIVISION ()Y BIBLIOGRAPHY. A LIST OF BOOKS (WITH KEFEREI^CES TO PERIODICALS) ON THE DANISH WEST INDIES BY A. G-RIFFIN, CHIEF OF DIVISION OF BIBLIOGRAPHY.

The Danish West India Company resettled St. Thomas inand an African slave market is established in Saint John was uninhabited when 20 Danish planters came over from St.

Thomas in They grew sugar cane, cotton, and other crops. Annaberg sugar plantation is built inand becomes one of the island's largest sugar producers by the s. Saint John (Danish: Sankt Jan) is one of the Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea and a constituent district of the United States Virgin Islands (USVI), an unincorporated territory of the United States.

At 50 km 2 the smallest of the three main US Virgin Islands, Saint John is located about four miles east of Saint Thomas, the location of the territory's capital, Charlotte Amalie. Other articles where History of Denmark is discussed: Denmark: History: The history of the people of Denmark, like that of all humankind, can be divided into prehistoric and historic eras.

Sufficient written historical sources for Danish history do not become available before the establishment of medieval church institutions, notably monasteries, where monks recorded orally. John the Baptist Parish Records, – MSS 7 Items. The collection consists of the general census for St.

John the Baptist Parish and the German Cost for the yearof Levee Inspection Reports for and in St. John the Baptist Parish, and of the Tax Assessment Roll for that Parish in.

The first missionaries called to St. Croix arrived 28 January They held meetings in the home of a member, with about 15 attending. A branch (a small congregation) was organized 8 February A meetinghouse was later built on the island.

Branches have been established also on St. John and St. Thomas.Please consider the St. John Historical Society for your end-of-year charitable giving as well. We are a (c)3 non-profit organization and your donation is tax deductible.

The Society would like to thank Judith Stoikov and Dick Miller for their donation of $2, to be used to further the plans for our Archive and Museum.The Convention respecting fisheries, boundary and the restoration of slaves between the United States of America and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, also known as the London Convention, Anglo-American Convention ofConvention ofor simply the Treaty ofwas a treaty signed in between the United States and the United ges: English.