Index
Note: Slave names are followed by parentheses indicating ethnicity and/
or owners’ name where possible.
Abandoned babies, 131–134. See also Baby
/ babies
Abolition, 232–233, 253–276; resistance
to, 234, 257–258; slave trade after, 260
Abraham, Laurent Mason, 72
Adonis Malagasy (Lambert), 108–109,
112, 184, 194; roots of, 99–100, 103–104;
trial of, 91–99, 103. See also Diamante,
case of Adonis and
Adopted families, of abandoned babies,
132–133. See also Baby / babies
Africa: culture of, 266; ‘‘renewal’’ of, on
Île de France, 267
African languages, influence of, 205–207,
208. See also Creole language;
Language
Agency, and slavery, 81–87
Agriculture: crisis of, 271; on Île Bour-
bon, 62; lack of, 59–62; Poivre on, 67
Alexandre (maroon), 252
Allen, Richard, 77–78, 102, 234, 239, 259–
261, 268–271, 274
Alpers, Edward, 118
Americas, colonization of, 18
Amnesia, and trauma of slavery, 100
Andrews, Richard Mowery, 86–88
Andrianampoinmerina, 112
Annette (Malagasy), 121
Antigone, 197, 199
Apprentice system, 39–40, 267–268
Arago, Jacques, 142
Aristocracy, 105–107. See also Elites
Arno, Toni, 273–274
Aublet, Jean-Baptiste, 73
Au√ray, Jean Pierre, 123
Augustin (Bouderet), 184
Aupot, Sebastien (Pautru), 126, 129–130
Authenticity, and the Dodo, 3–4
Avrille, Mme., 132
Babette (maroon), 176–177
Baby / babies: abandoned, 131–134;
drowned, case of, 123–128; as family
secrets, 127–140; mortality rates of,
128; race of, 127–128; treatment of,
139–140; white, 128, 140–151. See also
Children; Nursing
Baco, 232–233
Bacou (Lascar), 152–153
Bail (Lascar), 251
Baissac, Charles, 209–213, 221, 275
Baker, Philip, 46, 113, 205, 207–208, 212–213
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