Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the America

Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the America

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by Richard Price
     
 

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Maroon Societies is a systematic study of the communities formed by escaped slaves in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States. These societies ranged from small bands that survived less than a year to powerful states encompassing thousands of members and surviving for generations and even centuries. The volume includes eyewitness accounts…  See more details below

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Maroon Societies is a systematic study of the communities formed by escaped slaves in the Caribbean, Latin America, and the United States. These societies ranged from small bands that survived less than a year to powerful states encompassing thousands of members and surviving for generations and even centuries. The volume includes eyewitness accounts written by escaped slaves and their pursuers, as well as modern historical and anthropological studies of the maroon experience. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307820471
Publisher:
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/30/2013
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
972,795
File size:
4 MB

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