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Rebels and Runaways : Slave Resistance in Nineteenth-Century Florida

Author: Larry E Rivers
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2012]
Series: New Black studies series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Argues persuasively that the size, scope, and intensity of black resistance in the Second Seminole War makes it the largest sustained slave insurrection in American history.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry E Rivers
ISBN: 9780252036910 0252036913
OCLC Number: 759910064
Awards: Commended for Florida Book Award (Florida Nonfiction) 2013
Description: 221 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: RESISTANCE BY WILES --
Day-to-Day Resistance --
Stepping Up the Degrees of Resistance --
RUNNING AWAY --
Away without Leave --
A Yearning for Freedom --
Destinations of Runaways --
Flight Away from Florida --
In Search of Kinfolk and Loved Ones --
Catch the Runaway --
VIOLENT RESISTANCE --
Slave Violence --
The Second Seminole War --
The Civil War.
Series Title: New Black studies series.
Responsibility: LARRY EUGENE RIVERS.
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"Rivers' prose is clear yet passionate and wonderfully free of jargon. His research, both primary and secondary, is impressive, and his many comparisons with other sections of the Old South make Read more...

 
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