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Michael Craton

AKA Michael John Craton

Born: 20-Aug-1931
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: History of the Bahamas

Father: Edgar Charles Craton
Mother: Alice Coombe
Brother: David
Sister: Joyce
Sister: Margaret

    University: BA, University of London
    University: PhD History, McMaster University (1968)
    Professor: University of Waterloo (1966-97)

    Royal Society of Canada

Author of books:
A Jamaican Plantation: The History of Worthy Park, 1670-1970 (1970, history)
Sinews of Empire: A Short History of British Slavery (1974, history)
Searching for the Invisible Man: Slaves and Plantation Life in Jamaica (1978, history)
Testing the Chains: Resistance to Slavery in the British West Indies (1982, history)
A History of the Bahamas (1986, history)
Empire, Enslavement and Freedom in the Caribbean (1997, history)
Pindling: The Life and Times of Lynden Oscar Pindling: First Prime Minister of the Bahamas, 1930-2000 (2002, biography)
Founded Upon the Seas: A History of the Cayman Islands and Their People (2003, history)

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