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Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the Americas

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Publisher Comments:

"Price breaks new ground in the study of slave resistance in his 'hemispheric' view of Maroon societies." — Journal of Ethnic Studies

Synopsis:

Now in its twenty-fifth anniversary edition, 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. From the recipient of the J. I. Staley Prize in Anthropology

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [399]-416) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780801854965
Editor:
Price, Richard
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Editor:
Price, Richard
Author:
Price, Richard
Location:
Baltimore, MD :
Subject:
History
Subject:
World
Subject:
United states
Subject:
America
Subject:
Minority Studies
Subject:
Fugitive slaves
Subject:
Maroons
Subject:
Maroons -- America.
Subject:
World - General
Subject:
Latin America - General
Subject:
Minority Studies - General
Subject:
Fugitive slaves -- America.
Subject:
Ethnic Studies-Immigration
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Third Edition,
Series Volume:
no. 33
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.02x5.30x1.18 in. 1.10 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Now in its twenty-fifth anniversary edition, 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. From the recipient of the J. I. Staley Prize in Anthropology
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