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Publications

  • 'Introduction' to special issue on 'Africa's Sons Under Arms', Slavery and Abolition 39 (2018), pp 451-458, with Tim Lockley. doi.org/10.1080/0144039X.2018.1489764
  • ‘“[A] mere cloak for their proud contempt and antipathy towards the African race": Imagining Britain’s West India Regiments in the Caribbean, 1795-1838’ Journal of Imperial and Commonwealth History 46: 4 (2018), pp 627-650. doi: 10.1080/03086534.2018.1463612.
  • ‘Runaways and strays: Rethinking (non)human agency in Caribbean slave societies’ in Sharon Wilcox and Stephanie Rutherford (eds) Historical Animal Geographies (Abingdon: Routledge, 2018), pp 185-198.
  • ‘Master-horse-slave: Mobility, race and power in the British West Indies, c.1780-1838’ Slavery and Abolition 36 (2015), pp 618-641. doi:10.1080/0144039X.2015.1025487
  • ‘Naval suppression and the image of West Africa’ in Robert Burroughs and Richard Huzzey (eds), British Suppression of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Policies, Practices and Representations of Naval Coercion (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2015), pp 146-165.
  • ‘Reflections on the concept of imperial biographies' Geschichte und Gesellschaft 40 (2014), S. 22-41.
  • Mastering the Niger: James MacQueen’s African Geography and the Struggle over Atlantic Slavery (University of Chicago Press, 2013).
  • ‘Critical geographies of slavery' Historical Geography 39 (2011), pp 118-125.
  • ‘Black-Atlantic counterfactualism: Speculating about slavery and its aftermath' Journal of Historical Geography 36 (2010), pp 286-296. doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2009.12.006
  • 'Introduction to special issue: Counterfactual geographies' Journal of Historical Geography 36 (2010), pp 245-252. doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2009.12.002
  • ‘Shrewsbury, William James (1795–1866)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, September 2010, http://0-www.oxforddnb.com.pugwash.lib.warwick.ac.uk/view/article/40417, with Alan Lester. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/40417
  • '"Taken captive by the mystery of the Great River": Towards an historical geography of British geography and Atlantic slavery' Journal of Historical Geography 35 (2009), pp 44-65. doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2008.05.017
  • ‘The “Glasgow King of Billingsgate”: James MacQueen and an Atlantic proslavery network’ Slavery and Abolition 29 (2008), pp 389-413. doi: 10.1080/01440390802267816
  • ‘An Atlantic world – modernity, colonialism and slavery’ Cultural Geographies 15 (2008), pp 271-280. doi:10.1177/1474474007087503
  • ‘“Part of the blood and dream”: Surrogation, memory and the National Hero in the postcolonial Caribbean’ Patterns of Prejudice 41 (2007), pp 345- 371. doi: 10.1080/00313220701431468
  • ‘Sierra Leone and other sites in the war of representation over slavery’ History Workshop Journal 64 (2007), pp 103-132. doi:10.1093/hwj/dbm048
  • ‘Loyalty and royalty: Gibraltar, the 1953-54 Royal Tour and the geopolitics of the Iberian Peninsula’ Twentieth Century British History 18 (2007), pp 365-390, with Klaus Dodds and Bridget Robison. doi:10.1093/tcbh/hwm018
  • Colonial Lives Across the British Empire: Imperial Careering in the Long Nineteenth Century (Cambridge University Press, 2006), edited with Alan Lester.
  • ‘Currents, visions and voyages: Historical geographies of the sea’ Journal of Historical Geography 32 (2006), pp 479-493, edited with Luciana Martins and Miles Ogborn. doi:10.1016/j.jhg.2005.10.004
  • ‘Introduction: Geographies of empire and colonial life-writing’, with Alan Lester, in Colonial lives across the British Empire: Imperial careering in the long nineteenth century (Cambridge University Press, 2006), edited by David Lambert and Alan Lester.
  • ‘Making the past present: Historical wrongs and demands for reparation’ in Living in a Globalised World: A Demanding World (Open University, 2006), edited by Clive Barnett, Jennifer Robinson and Gillian Rose.
  • ‘Missionary politics and the captive audience: William Shrewsbury in the Caribbean and the Cape Colony’, with Alan Lester, in Colonial lives across the British Empire: Imperial careering in the long nineteenth century (Cambridge University Press, 2006), edited by David Lambert and Alan Lester.
  • ‘Sir John Pope Hennessy and colonial government: Humanitarianism and the translation of slavery in the imperial network’, with Philip Howell, in Colonial lives across the British Empire: Imperial careering in the long nineteenth century (Cambridge University Press, 2006), edited by David Lambert and Alan Lester. doi:10.1093/hwj/55.1.1
  • ‘“As solid as the Rock”: Place, belonging and the local appropriation of imperial discourse in Gibraltar’ Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 30 (2005), pp 206-220. doi: 10.1111/j.1475-5661.2005.00161x
  • ‘Producing/contesting whiteness: Rebellion, anti-slavery and enslavement in Barbados, 1816’ Geoforum 36 (2005), pp 29-43. doi:10.1016/j.geoforum.2004.03.007
  • ‘The counter-revolutionary Atlantic: White West Indian petitions and proslavery networks’ Social and Cultural Geography 6 (2005), pp 407-422. doi: 10.1080/14649360500111345
  • White Creole Culture, Politics and Identity during the Age of Abolition (Cambridge University Press, 2005).
  • ‘Creole negotiations: White anti-Methodism in Barbados, 1823-26’ in Georgian Geographies: Essays on Space, Place and Landscape in the Eighteenth Century (Manchester University Press, 2004), edited by Miles Ogborn and Charles Withers.
  • ‘Deadening, voyeuristic and reiterative’? Problems of representation in Caribbean research’ in Beyond the Blood, the Beach and the Banana: New Perspectives in Caribbean Studies (Ian Randle, 2004), edited by Sandra Courtman.
  • ‘Geographies of colonial philanthropy’ Progress in Human Geography 28 (2004), pp 320-341, with Alan Lester. doi: 10.1191/0309132504ph489oa
  • ‘Landscapes of home’, with James Duncan, in A Companion to Cultural Geography (Blackwell, 2004), edited by James Duncan, Nuala Johnson and Richard Schein.
  • ‘John Pope Hennessy and the translation of “slavery” between late nineteenth-century Barbados and Hong Kong’ History Workshop Journal 55 (2003), pp 1-24, with Philip Howell.
  • ‘Landscapes/aesthetics/power’, with James Duncan, in American Space/American Place: Geographies of the United States on the Threshold of a New Century (University of Edinburgh Press, 2002), edited by John Agnew and Jonathan M. Smith.
  • ‘“True lovers of religion”: Methodist persecution and white resistance to antislavery in Barbados, 1823-1825’ Journal of Historical Geography 28 (2002), pp 216-236. doi:10.1006/jhge.2001.0399
  • ‘Competing discourses of whiteness in the 1816 Barbados enslaved revolt: Theoretical possibilities and ethical dilemmas’ The Society for Caribbean Studies Annual Conference Papers 2 (2001).
  • ‘Liminal figures: poor whites, freedmen, and racial re-inscription in colonial Barbados’ Environment and Planning D: Society and Space 19 (2001), pp 335-350. doi:10.1068/d37j