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Crowns of glory, tears of blood : the Demerara Slave Rebellion of 1823

Author: Emília Viotti da Costa
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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Recounts the events of the Demerara Slave Rebellion in Guyana during the nineteenth century.
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Named Person: John Smith; John Smith; John Smith; John Smith
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emília Viotti da Costa
ISBN: 0195106563 9780195106565 0195082982 9780195082982
OCLC Number: 36017268
Description: xix, 378 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Emilia Viotti da Costa.
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This text explores the 1823 slave rebellion in Demerara (now Guyana) - one of the largest in history. The 60,000 black slaves who rose up against their British masters were brutally put down. The  Read more...

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In Crowns of Glory, Tears of Blood Emilia Viotti da Costa tells the story of the Demerara slave rebellion of 1823, and she tells it very well. Her narrative, vividly written, utilizes multiple Read more...

 
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