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Now in its twenty-fifth anniversary edition, 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 includNow in its twenty-fifth anniversary edition, 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. From the recipient of the J. I. Staley Prize in Anthropology...

Title : Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the Americas
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ISBN : 9780801854965
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 480 Pages
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Maroon Societies: Rebel Slave Communities in the Americas Reviews

  • Kimeticsolutions
    2018-10-19 00:20

    first account non-fiction stories of Africans throughout the south, central and northern Americas and their struggles to never be subdued and reduced to slavery...accounts go back as far as the 15th century...

  • Kris Unger
    2018-10-15 19:29

    Amazing book!

  • Stuart
    2018-10-05 22:40

    The best introduction to Maroon studies available.

  • Soopaseb
    2018-10-19 18:43

    An inside look of the life of slaves that escapes colonial system, from the very beginning of slavery.A real message of hope : we could escape our fate too...

  • Chris
    2018-10-13 20:28

    the Americas fascinate...

  • Camden Goetz
    2018-10-02 00:43

    A lot of the material is dry and in a creepy anthropology style, but the info you can squeeze out of it is super useful!