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Maroon societies: rebel slave communities in the Americas.

Author: Richard Price
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y., Anchor Press, 1973.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 73083603
(OCoLC)805137
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Price
ISBN: 9780307820471 0307820475
OCLC Number: 654411087
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 429 pages) illustrations

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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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