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Black Rebellion [electronic resource].

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  • ISBN: 9781625583499
  • ISBN: 1625583494
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (129 pages)
  • Publisher: Lanham : Start Publishing LLC, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Black Rebellion, a fascinating account of five slave insurrections, among them the story of the Maroons, escaped slaves in the West Indies and South America who successfully resisted larger British armies while living an independent existence for generations in the mountains and jungles of Jamaica and Surinam; of Gabriel Prosser, who recruited about 1,000 fellow slaves in 1800 to launch a rebellion throughout Virginia; of Denmark Vesey, an ex-slave, seaman, and artisan, fluent in several languages, who conspired in 1822 to kill the white citizens of Charleston, South Carolina.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
Subject: Slave insurrections > United States.
Slave insurrections > Jamaica.
Slave insurrections > Suriname.
Maroons > Jamaica.
Maroons > Suriname.
POLITICAL SCIENCE > Public Policy > Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Anthropology > Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Popular Culture.
Genre: Electronic books.

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