Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions

Atlantic Creoles in the Age of Revolutions

by Jane G. Landers
     
 

Sailing the tide of a tumultuous era of Atlantic revolutions, a remarkable group of African-born and African-descended individuals transformed themselves from slaves into active agents of their lives and times. Through prodigious archival research, Jane Landers radically alters our vision of the breadth and extent of the Age of Revolution, and our understanding of its… See more details below

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Sailing the tide of a tumultuous era of Atlantic revolutions, a remarkable group of African-born and African-descended individuals transformed themselves from slaves into active agents of their lives and times. Through prodigious archival research, Jane Landers radically alters our vision of the breadth and extent of the Age of Revolution, and our understanding of its actors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674062047
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2011
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
905,516
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1. African Choices in the Revolutionary South: Becoming Atlantic Creoles
  • 2. Slave Rebels and Defenders of Kings: The Counter-Revolution in Saint Domingue
  • 3. Maroons, Loyalist Intrigues, and Ephemeral States in the Contested Lower South
  • 4. Atlantic Creoles, African Rebels, and Spain’s Liberal Constitution of 1812 in Havana
  • 5. Atlantic Creoles among the Seminoles: A Nation Besieged
  • 6. Atlantic Creoles in Matanzas: Becoming Black
  • Epilogue: Failed Promises of the Atlantic Revolutions
  • Appendix 1: Chronology
  • Appendix 2: Prince’s Black Company
  • Notes
  • Index

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