Black Rebels: African Caribbean Freedom Fighters in Jamaica
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Black Rebels: African Caribbean Freedom Fighters in Jamaica

by Werner Zips, Michael (Eds) Dash, Franklin W. Knight
     
 

ISBN-10: 1558762132

ISBN-13: 9781558762138

Pub. Date: 09/01/1998

Publisher: Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781558762138
Publisher:
Wiener, Markus Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
09/01/1998
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Forewordvii
Prefacexi
I.Introduction1
II.Bitter and Sweet--Whip for the Blacks and Sugar for the Whites21
III."Bush, Bush no Have no Whip": Sociocultural Bases and Forms of Resistance39
IV.A War with Unequal Weapons: Maroons Versus the English Colonial Power69
V."In the Spirit of Freedom": Cultural, Social, and Ideological Characteristics of Maroon Communities127
VI."Chant Down Babylon": Cultural Resistance in Jamaica Today207
Concluding Remarks237
Notes243
Bibliography266
Glossary291
Photo Credits291

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