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Freedom and resistance : a social history of black loyalists in the Bahamas

Author: Christopher Curry
Publisher: Gainesville University Press of Florida [2017] © 2017
Series: Contested boundaries
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Christopher Curry recovers a social history of black loyalists in the Bahamas that highlights intra- and inter-racial dynamics and examines their impact on evolving Bahamian society. This volume also examines the racial discord that erupted between black and white loyalists as, respectively, one group sought greater legal freedoms while the other sought greater economic benefits. With this work, Curry adds a new  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Curry
ISBN: 9780813054476 0813054478
OCLC Number: 992492579
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: x, 256 pages : Illustrationen, Karten
Series Title: Contested boundaries
Responsibility: Christopher Curry.

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After the American Revolution, enslaved and free blacks who had been loyal to the British cause arrived in the Bahamas, drawn by British promises of liberty and land. Freedom and Resistance shows how  Read more...

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Brilliant. Puts the Bahamas on the map with Jamaica, Antigua, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone as sites where the black refugees who fled the American victory in the War of Independence added mightily Read more...

 
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