Definition Of plantocracy

noun

a population of planters regarded as the dominant class, especially in the West Indies.

A Coromantyn chieftain lead a bloody Easter morning slavery uprising in 1860 across frontier property, against the elite plantocracy .

Example Of plantocracy

  • A Coromantyn chieftain lead a bloody Easter morning slavery uprising in 1860 across frontier property, against the elite plantocracy .

  • A quick study of planter rule, he was soon wielding the whip with the best of Jamaica's plantocracy .

  • And sometime between 1834 and 1838 several Germans make their way to Jamaica to work to support Jamaica's failing plantocracy .

  • Its focus on the declining power of the white plantocracy on the island of Dominica between the war years, handled through the prism of an intimate family drama, has great depth while remaining accessible.

  • Perhaps spurred by the era of Republican dominance and a reassertive ruling class, historians have given new attention to the plantocracy .


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