Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the America

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 30 oct. 2013 - 432 pages
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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.
 

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Maroons and Their Communities
Acknowledgments
Cuban Palenques
Hunting the Maroons with Dogs in Cuba
MIGUEL ACOSTASAIGNES 5 Palenques in Colombia
Negro SlaveControl and Resistance in Colonial Mexico
THE FRENCH CARIBBEAN
Further Notes
THE UNITED STATES
BRAZIL
TheOther Quilombos
Slave Resistance in Colonial Bahia
JAMAICA
THE GUIANAS
A Bush Negro View
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Richard Price is Dittman Professor of American Studies and Professor of Anthropology and History at College of William and Mary in Virginia.

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