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Stedman's Surinam : life in an eighteenth-century slave society

Author: John Gabriel Stedman; Richard Price; Sally Price
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1992.
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This abridgment of the Prices' acclaimed 1988 critical edition is based on Stedman's original, handwritten manuscript, which offers a portrait at considerable variance with the 1796 classic. The unexpurgated text, presented here with extensive notes and commentary, constitutes one of the richest and most evocative accounts ever written of colonial life--and one of the strongest indictments ever to appear against New  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stedman, John Gabriel, 1744-1797.
Stedman's Surinam.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1992
(OCoLC)656824313
Named Person: John Gabriel Stedman; John Gabriel Stedman; John Gabriel Stedman; John Gabriel Stedman; John Gabriel Stedman; John Gabriel Stedman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Gabriel Stedman; Richard Price; Sally Price
ISBN: 080184259X 9780801842597 0801842603 9780801842603
OCLC Number: 24142547
Notes: "An abridged, modernized edition of Narrative of a five years expedition against the revolted Negroes of Surinam by John Gabriel Stedman."
Description: lxxv, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Narrative of a five years' expedition against the revolted Negroes of Surinam.
Responsibility: edited by Richard Price and Sally Price.
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This abridged edition includes about half of Stedman's original text and over a third of the original plates... The text itself is made more readable by moderate editorial changes in spelling, Read more...

 
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